Tariq Ahmed is a web application pioneer with over 15 years of experience. Hewas first to introduce eBay to Adobe Flex which then later proliferated to otherteams. As an Adobe Flex Community Expert, Tariq is particularly known for hisCommunity Flex (CFLEX.Net) site. Heis currently the Manager of ProductDevelopment at Amcom Technology, managing a team of RIA Engineers andBusiness Intelligence Analysts.
Daniel Orlando is a recognized RIA Architect, specializing in enterprise class Flex and AIR applications. Dan is often called on as a resource for information on top-ics involving bleeding edge technology platforms for radio interviews and printpublications, which include: PHP Architect magazine, Flex and Flash DeveloperMagazine, Amazon Web Services Developer Connection, Adobe DeveloperConnection, IBM developerWorks, PHPBuilder.com, and many others.
Joel Hooks is a Flash Platform developer with experience in Actionscript 3, Flex, and Python. With the introduction of Actionscript 3, Joel finally found a platform that allows him to architect useful tools while fully leveraging his experience as a visual artist. Joel is passionate about technology and enjoys exploring the landscape of frameworks, libraries, and tools that make his work constantly fun and challenging.
If you are looking for any guidance on Flex, I would highly recommend this book!
Flex 3 and Flex 4 are very different, so you'll definitely need to refresh your Flex resource if you've got the older version.
The book is easy to read, has a natural flow to it, and all of the examples are very small and easy to digest.
There are a bunch of Flex 4 books out there, and I spent some time evaluating them. They all garnered quite a bit of respect, so I focused on what is going to be best suited for... Read morePublished on February 14, 2011 by K. Horigan
This is a very practical book for learning Flex and ActionScript together based on useful examples. It covers all the key topics needed by someone interested in learning Flex 4. Read morePublished on November 19, 2010 by Doug Warren
Having skipped Flex 3 altogether, I worried that the jump from 2 to 4 might be overwhelming. But "Flex 4 in action" starts from the basics and covers pretty much everything that... Read morePublished on November 19, 2010 by Christophe Bunn
As much of my business focus is 'Reaching Beyond The Enterprise' at SOSensible my evaluations are often different. Read morePublished on November 18, 2010 by John
I became a fan after reading the author's previous book. I was relatively new to Flex, but I found that it was well laid out and easy to follow. Read morePublished on November 15, 2010 by Vikas Pall
This book is great for those looking to create relevant technical solutions in Flex. You'll really get a lot out of this book. The witty commentary reinforces important key points. Read morePublished on November 13, 2010 by Zareen Zaffar, Software Developer