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Flexible Rails: Flex 3 on Rails 2 by Peter Armstrong

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Chapter 4. Creating the main Flex UI

First: every great system has a command shell. It is always an integral part of the system. It’s been there since the system was born. The designer of the system couldn’t imagine life without a command shell. The command shell is a full interface to the system: anything you can do with the system in some other way can also be done in the command shell.

Steve Yegge, http://steve-yegge.blogspot.com/2007/01/pinocchio-problem.html

In this iteration, we’ll create a completely stubbed-out GUI for our application, in order to clarify our requirements. After such a long previous iteration, it will be nice to have some fun in this one.

4.1. Requirements

We’re creating a Getting Things Done (GTD) style To Do list ...

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