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Hello! Flex 4 by Peter Armstrong

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Chapter 1. Getting started

In this chapter, you’ll learn how to get Flex 4 and how to build a few basic Flex 4 apps. Your goal is to grasp the basic structure and syntax of a Flex 4 application. We’ll also explore a high-level picture of the Flex 4 ecosystem.

Why Flex 4?

Chances are you already know why you want to use Flex, so I won’t bore you. In case you don’t, what follows is the one-paragraph version.

Flex 4 is a sexy framework that lets you write code that feels more like coding a desktop application—except it runs inside the Flash Player. ...

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