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From Flash to Flex: Integrating ActionScript with MXML

Article Description

Are you familiar with Flash and interested in making a move to Flex? This article is for you. It will show you the differences between the two applications and how to make a smooth transition. In this first article of a multipart series, "From Flash to Flex," Kris Hadlock shows you how to begin creating your first Flex application by integrating ActionScript with MXML.

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What’s Next?

The next logical step in this series of examples is to create custom classes and importing them into our MXML. This is why the next article in this series will focus on ActionScript 3 and how to use it to create packages and classes and import them into a Flex project. In the meantime, play around with the examples and get familiar with Flex—I know you’ll learn to love it and become an expert in no time.