If you want to implement lazy loading (when the user scrolls to the end of the list it triggers to fetch more items) for a spark List control you have to use a workaround right now.
Usually you would add an event listener on the scrollers verticalScrollBar but due to a bug it does not fire events […]
FXG was introduced with Flex 4 and offers a great way to skin and style your application without relying on bitmaps like PNGs.
“FXG is a declarative XML syntax for defining vector graphics in applications built with Flex.”
When you declare FXG within your MXML it is computed at runtime but there is also a way to use compile […]
When you want to use webkit to display HTML in AIR 2.5 mobile projects you want to use StageWebView. Since StageWebView is a subclass of EventDispatcher you cannot add it to the display chain right away. The API works a bit differently and you need to define a Rectangle as the viewPort. However, I thought it […]
It took me a bit to figure out how to skin the ActionBar in a mobile AIR application so here a short tutorial. There are also two small bugs when you want to skin the ActionBar but there are decent workarounds for now.
To apply a custom skin to the ActionBar you first have to define a […]
Now that Adobe 2.0 is released it’s time to update some older apps to use the new APIs.
The process to update seems kind of complicated and definitely worth a blog post. In my special case I am upgrading from an self signed 1.5.2 app to a self signed 2.0 app.
Since 1.5.3 the publisherID works differently so […]
Swiz 1.0 alpha introduced a very cool new feature which lets you extend Swiz be creating custom metadata processors.
This means that if you want to add a metadata like [MyCustomMetadata] you can now do so and Swiz offers you a very easy way to implement it.
For the Swiz 360 Flex demo app I have build a […]