My inaugural guest post on Flashtuts+. Learn how to make an XML driven contact list in Flex 3.
Flex makes actionscript less of a chore and more of a design asset. One of the best demonstrations of this is the simplicity of charting with MXML.
In this tutorial we’ll take test scores from XML files and make a dynamic bar graph out of the results in no time at all. You’ll have impressed yourself by the end.
If you’re still using arrays and text files to load content, it’s time to upgrade.
With XML, you can condense a whole mess of seemingly unrelated information into a well organized and easy to read file. Today we’ll be looking at how to take advantage of this with Flex 3. This tutorial will teach how to load an external XML file into Flex and then filter the results into labels.