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Flex on Java by Jeremy Anderson, BJ Allmon

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Chapter 5. BlazeDS remoting and logging

This chapter covers

  • Building a BlazeDS Configuration Module
  • Flex and Java communication with BlazeDS
  • Spring BlazeDS Integration framework
  • Logging events and performance statistics

In previous chapters you built a Flex client application using the MVP design pattern and connected it to Java through web services. Now you’re going to move from XML/HTTP web services and try remoting.

For Action Message Format communication, or AMF, Flex provides the RemoteObject component that uses Adobe’s own AMF binary protocol to communicate with the server. This means you’ll need a process running on the server side, such as BlazeDS, that understands how to serialize and deserialize the AMF protocol.

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