DevelopmentArc provides training programs focusinng on Flex and Flash ased technologies. We offer our courses both online and in-person. For in-person training, we offer all of our online courses, with the option to customize some or all of the material based on your company or team's needs. We take pride in providing training courese, that meet 100% of your needs. Contact us at email@example.com for options and pricing.
For our online courses, we offer training sessions to anyone, online and in real-time via Adobe Connect. The available courses and their session times are listed on this page and will be updated as new sessions and courses are added. We do offer private online session for groups of 10 or more.
Training Courses Offered
HTML5 For The Flash Developer: Crash Course
HTML5 is creating a lot of excitement in the web-development community due to the new expressive controls and media-rich features that are being added to browsers. At the same time, we are seeing a lot of the tech media make comments such as "the death of Flash" with every release of a new HTML5 feature or tool. In this three hour crash course we will examine what makes up HTML5, why it's getting so much buzz in the industry and discuss how it will change the future of web development; all from the perspective of a Flash/Flex developer. In this session you will:
- Learn what makes up the HTML5 feature set
- Examine new features being added to HTML such as video, audio, canvas, form improvements, etc.
- Examine new and improved features of CSS3 such as media queries, web fonts, UI features, etc.
- Understand browser adoption and progress of the new features
- Look at the driving forces behind HTML5 adoption
- Understand the current and future challenges presented by HTML5
Developing Custom Components and Item Renderers Using Flex 4 and Spark
Flex 4 is changing the way custom components and item renderers are developed. These changes include a new component architecture, a new item renderer system, Spark component skinning, modifications made to the component lifecycle and other fundamental language changes. These additions and updates will effect how your day-to-day development works within Flex. In this session, you will learn:
- Changes to the MXML language
- Introduce FXG, the new states syntax and layouts
- Examine how the Flex component lifecycle has changed
- Examine in-depth the new Spark skinning architecture
- Learn how to create custom components using Spark
- Examine the changes to item renderer system
- Learn how to create new item renderers in Flex 4
- Learn best practices for creating components and item renderers
- Examine potential issues and how to avoid them when using Flex 4
At the end of the session, attendees will receive a PDF copy of the slide deck, example source code used in the presentation, a new 60-page mini-book that examines all of the concepts discussed in the session and a copy of the Flex 3 Component and Application Lifecycle white-paper.