One of our company goals at DevelopmentArc is to spend time researching and analyzing the technologies that are used in web application development. In most cases, our research efforts are posted in the DevelopmentArc Blog, but sometimes the topic is too in-depth to try and share in small blog-sized posts. Our Articles section allows us to publish more robust whitepaper documents based on our research and enable us to share them with our clients and the web application community.
Understanding the Adobe Flex® 3 Component and Framework Lifecycle
This white-paper is an in‐depth look at understanding and building better Adobe Flex® and Adobe AIR™ applications and components. This is done by examining, step by step, how and why the Flex component and Application lifecycle exists and how to take advantage of this architecture during your application development.
- Introduces the Flex 3 lifecycle and the history behind it
- Breaks down each step of the component lifecycle and how the Flex Framework code enables this process
- An in-depth analysis of the Flex Framework load order and how the Application is created at launch
- Demonstrates recommended best practices based on the way the Flex lifecycle is architected