Tag Archive for 'Actionscript'

Why anonymous functions are cool

A few months into learning about Actionscript, I started playing around with anonymous functions.  I found them to be a convenient way to do some basic event handling quickly and easily while reducing the complexity of the code. For review, an anonymous function in Actionscript looks something like this: foo.addEventListener(EVENT, function (event:Event):void { bar++ } […]

Flex. The Good and the Bad

Over the last two years, I’ve had the opportunity to build up relative expertise in Adobe’s Flex framework.  I’ve mostly been working on flex’s middle tier, tying the flex client to our JEE backend.  It’s been a pretty crazy journey and i’ve learned a lot along the way.  This post is a long overdue review […]