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JGF1 (322) [Avatar] Offline
#1
Hi.
Flex is next on my to do list to learn.
I noticed Flex 3 in Action has just come out.
Is there a roadmap that discusses the feature differences between Flex 3 & 4 somewhere?
What's going to distinguish your book from this one?
Are there a whole slew of new Ajax controls for example that your book will cover?
Cheers
Jeremy
peterarmstrong (94) [Avatar] Offline
#2
Re: What's going to be new in Flex4 vs Flex3?
I just rewrote the entire book to be Flex 4.

Here's the summary:

Hi all,

I know it's been a *very* long time, but Hello! Flex 4 is now complete--and almost completely rewritten. I've been really bad and totally stayed off of Author Online while I was doing this, since the rewrite was a total format change and took a brutal amount of work. So, sorry about not being responsive.

The old Twitter example from chapters 2-6 is now compressed into chapter 7 only.
Chapter 1 is half new, and chapters 2-6 are completely new. Chapters 1-6 now contain 26 self-contained workshop items, which include everything from small one-page examples, to a 3D rotating haiku to a Connect Four game. I hope you like the book!

The MEAP will be released sometime next week.

Thanks for your patience,
Peter