Category Archives: Flex

Episode 4 – When I am King

In this episode we chat with Chet Haase from the Adobe Flex SDK team. In his spare time Chet entertains and educates many with his humor blog, his recently released book “When I am King“, and a technical book about Swing co-authored with Romain Guy called “Filthy Rich Clients“.

Here’s the episode. Let us know what you think.

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Episode 3: Performance Pitfalls of Flex's ArrayCollection

On a recent project Jon discovered some performance issues with ArrayCollections in Flex. In this episode we discuss some of the realities of working with large data sets in Flex. For additional details read Jon’s blog about the performance problems with ArrayCollection and check out the associated bug in Flex’s bug db. We’ve also put together two Flex demos that illustrate the performance issues:

Check out the video and let us know what you think.

Episode 2 – Flex Automated Testing and FlexMonkey

In this episode we interview Stu Stern of Gorilla Logic.  Stu and Gorilla Logic recently launched FlexMonkey, a record / playback testing tool for Flex applications.  Stu discusses the in-and-outs of FlexMonkey, and how it differs from other Flex testing tools.  In addition, Stu dialogs with us on the conceptual and religious aspects of software testing.

FlexMonkey Resources:

BTW: We continue to learn more about the video making process. The sound and light is better in this episode but we did forget to turn off our cell phones which causes that annoying occasional noise. Bare with us as we continue to improve the quality and substance of these videos.

BTW2: You will notice that in this video we reference “Scotch Talk” which was what we planned on calling this before we came up with the “Drunk on Software” name.

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