Join David Gassner for an in-depth discussion in this video Laying out forms with the new Spark Form component, part of Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5 New Features.
The Flex 4.5 SDK includes a new version of the form layout control.…The form control is used to layout data entry forms, placing labels in the left…column and controls in the right column.…For this exercise I'm using a version of the application that you can import…from the Exercise Files.…The name of the project FXP file is Forms.fxp and you'll find it in the 03_spark folder.…After importing the project I'll see that this version of the application does…not have a drop-down list or a button yet. Instead it has a BorderContainer that…has a little bit of transparency so that I can see the photo in the background.…
I'll add a form to the BorderContainer.…I'll go to the Components view and scroll down to the Layout section and drag in a form.…Notice that the drag-and-drop behavior, when you're dealing with Containers, is…a little bit improved in Design mode since Flash Builder 4.…You can now very clearly see where you're dropping objects.…I'm placing the form inside the BorderContainer.…When you insert a form, just as in Flash Builder 4, you're prompted for the…
Recommended prerequisite: Flash Builder 4 and Flex 4 Essential Training.
- Coding with Quick Assist
- Using code completion on metadata tags and states
- Using new Design mode configuration and view capabilities
- Using the Spark versions of the DataGrid, Form, and Image components
- Creating a Flex project for Android applications
- Handling navigation in a view-based mobile application
- Using the Flash Catalyst CS5.5/Flash Builder 4.5 workflow
Skill Level Intermediate
ActionScript 3.0 in Flex Builder 2.0 Essential Trainingwith Joey Lott12h 46m Intermediate
Flex 4.5 and PHP: Creating Data-Driven Applicationswith Drew Falkman3h 36m Intermediate
1. Getting Started with Flash Builder 4.5
2. Using New Flash Builder Features
3. Using New Spark Components
4. Creating Mobile Flex Applications
Using the ActionBar3m 33s
5. Integrating with Flash Catalyst
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