Category: Tour de Flex

Convincing developers that Adobe Flex rocks on Android, iOS, and PlayBook

April 26, 2011 | By | 37 Comments

On April 11th, Adobe announced that Creative Suite 5.5 will ship within 30 days.  Among the long list of amazing new capabilities and features across all of the CS5.5 products is something that really stands out to us developers — Flash Builder 4.5.  This is a monumental release of Flash Builder because when this ships […]

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Adobe AIR Launchpad and Tour de Mobile Flex Updated

March 8, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

Adobe AIR Launchpad has been updated to support 8 languages – English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese and Russian! This and other new features are documented on Holly Schinsky’s blog Also, James Ward recently updated Tour de Mobile Flex to now target AIR 2.6. You’ll notice some nice performance improvements, especially with scrollable lists. […]

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Tour de Flex expanded to include mobile samples!

January 27, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Tour de Flex now has a bunch of new mobile samples!   This brings Tour de Flex to 609 total samples!  If you haven’t checked out Tour de Flex lately, you should. Holly Schinsky wrote a blog post with more details on the new samples. If you are ready to try your first mobile app […]

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Getting started with Flex on mobile devices and tablets

December 3, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

If you are an Adobe Flex developer and haven’t dipped your toe into the world of building mobile applications, skip your next lunch break and check it out!  It is incredibly fun and the resulting apps are impressive.  Because the tooling and SDK to make mobile app development with Flex possible is all in pre-release, […]

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Tour de Flex Samples now hosted in 16 locations across planet earth

September 30, 2010 | By | 5 Comments

A few weeks ago, Tour de Flex passed the 20 million samples served milestone very quietly.  The quietness was not intentional…. we were just too busy to notice when it happened!  Traffic continues to be very strong and very spread out across the globe.  Starting a few minutes ago, all of the Tour de Flex […]

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Adobe AIR Launchpad – a tool for Flex developers building AIR applications

August 23, 2010 | By | 19 Comments

During the past two years, I’ve met a lot of developers going through the process of learning to build desktop applications on Adobe AIR. As they learn AIR, these developers face the same set of challenges — enabling auto-update, setting up icons, creating an install badge, accessing the SQLite database, and using the many other […]

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Tour de Flex 2.0 – AIR and Flex Component and API Explorer Launched!

June 18, 2010 | By | 5 Comments

We just posted Tour de Flex 2.0.  If you already have a previous version of Tour de Flex, it should auto-update to 2.0.   This latest version has several bug fixes and now requires AIR 2.0 to support many new AIR 2.0 samples.   Go grab it and check out the new samples in the […]

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Flexcious datagrid samples added to Tour de Flex

June 4, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

We just added samples from Flexicious to the “Other Components” section of Tour de Flex. If your application requires a datagrid, this is a must-see. From the Flexicious website: The Flexicious Flex DataGrid/Advanced DataGrid controls are extensions of the mx.controls.DataGrid and mx.controls.AdvancedDataGrid, with UI to provide filter, paging, sorting, Select All Checkbox, and footer operations. […]

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yFiles FLEX diagram editor sample added to Tour de Flex

February 25, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

Michael Schroeder from yWorks has added a sample to Tour de Flex to showcase their yFiles FLEX diagram editor featuring server-side calculation of automatic graph layouts. Check it out!  You’ll find the new sample under “Other Components”.  Click here to go directly to this sample in the web version of Tour de Flex.

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