Data Visualization with Flash Builder

1st Edition

Designing RIA and AIR Applications with Remote Data Sources

Authors: Cesare Rocchi
Paperback ISBN: 9780240815039
Imprint: Focal Press
Published Date: 14th January 2011
Page Count: 316

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Table of Contents

Section 1
Your first Information Rich Application
Project 1: Music Store Brower

Section 2:
Building User Interaction
Project 2: Tweets on a Map

Section 3
Charting and Multimedia
Project 3:  YouTube Inspector

Section 4
Building AIR Applications
Project 4: Flickr with Cache

Section 5
Customizing the User Interface
Project 5: Customizing Projects

Companion website: www.datavisualizationflashbuilder.com


Description

Design and create functional applications that interact with remote data sources. You get a thorough introduction to the latest Flash Builder tools learning how you can use the built-in wizards, MXML or pure ActionScript 3 to build information-rich applications for the browser or AIR applications. Hand’s on tutorials guide you through each iteration including building user interaction, charting, incorporating audio and video, customizing the UI; and a code repository provides re-usable code that you can modify and deploy in your own applications.

Key Features

Hand's on approach with projects and code provided
Color illustrations, tips and tricks deliver nuanced interface solutions
*Code repository provided for re-use in personal projects

Readership

Flash designers and developers designing data-based Flash and AIR applications


Details

No. of pages:
316
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Focal Press 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Focal Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780240815039

Reviews

"This book gives you a thorough introduction to the latest Flash Builder tools and shows how to use the built-in wizards, MXML, or pure ActionScript 3 to build information-rich applications for the browser or AIR applications. Tutorials guide you through each iteration including building user interaction, charting, incorporating audio and video, customizing the UI; and a code repository provides reusable code that you can modify and deploy in your own applications."--Dr. Dobb’s Developer’s Reading list


About the Authors

Cesare Rocchi Author

Cesare Rocchi is a designer and developer specializing in web and mobile applications. Winner of the 2009 Adobe RIA Application contest for students, he runs Studio Magnolia (www.studiomagnolia.com), an interactive studio that designs and developments compelling web and mobile applications. Cesare also provides corporate training for clients that want to adopt Flex/AIR technologies. Recently, his focus has been on the design and development of mobile applications for iPhone, iPad, and Android.

Affiliations and Expertise

Winner of the 2009 Adobe RIA Application contest for students, Cesare runs Studio Magnolia (www.studiomagnolia.com), an interactive studio that designs and developments compelling web and mobile applications.