Monday, October 31, 2011

Creating a Flex AIR text editor: Part 21

In this tutorial we will add more functionality to the list control on the side pane - the user will now be able to select and remove items from the list.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Creating a Flex AIR text editor: Part 20

In this tutorial we will add a List component to the side pane and make it display the tab data, as well be in synchronisation with the tab bar (have the same item selected as the tab bar does). In this tutorial we will also fix the tab closing problem (it only closed selected tabs when the user uses the "X" button, regardless of which tab the button was on).

Friday, October 28, 2011

Creating a Flex AIR text editor: Part 18

In this tutorial we will do two things - firstly we will make it so that each untitled tab gets numbered, so that there won't be two same tabs. The second thing we're going to do is ask for confirmation for each unsaved tab's closing when the user tries to close the main application.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Monday, October 24, 2011

Creating a Flex AIR text editor: Part 14

In this tutorial we will make our application run faster by optimizing the existing code a little, and also add the ability to create new tabs and change/save text and selection data among the tabs.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Creating a Flex AIR text editor: Part 13

In this tutorial we will add close buttons to our tabs in the tabbar, dispatch and catch events when the user closes a tab and determine which tab exactly was closed by reading its unique personal data from the ArrayCollection.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Creating a Flex AIR text editor: Part 11

In this tutorial we will add functionality to the "Apply" button in the fonts window, as well as make sure that the font settings save and load correctly, and make sure that all the settings we set are actually used on the text area.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Creating a Flex AIR text editor: Part 10

In this tutorial we will create a new preference variable in our SharedObject that is responsible for font settings, and make all the font components in the FontWindow.mxml document take the values from that variable when the window is opened.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Creating a Flex AIR text editor: Part 7

In this tutorial we will add some functionality to our status bar and make it display status messages, as well as caret position in the text field (only when word wrapping is off).

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Monday, October 10, 2011

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Creating a contact book using Flex, AIR and SQLite database: Part 15

In this tutorial we will do 2 things to our contact book application - make the program remember the backup limit that the user has set, and fix special character issue when importing and exporting XML files.