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Intro to Spring Security Core for Grails
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Removing duplicates from an array of objects
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Intro to Spring Security Core for Grails
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Grails Spring Security Plugin - Logout postOnly setting
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Download Apache Flex

The first version of the Flex Framework under the Apache umbrella (4.8.0) is now available for download. I have always been a big fan of Flex and more importantly the AS3 language but I am not sure where this heading. In the HTML 5 world we seem to be heading towards I am curious to see if Flex will live on. What do you guys think? If nothing else I really love there logo. Kudos to who ever designed it!

Download Apache Flex


TV Tuesday: Create Custom Layouts in Flex 4.5

Platform Evangelist Michael Chaize demonstrates how new features in Flex 4.5 make it easy to create multiple layouts for applications to run on mobile devices. This is a great video that explains how we need to be aware of user experiences in mobile applications. Michael walks through a couple scenarios where using custom layouts really make a big difference. Not only will you learn when its good to use them but he also walks through some code samples.


TV Tuesday: Control Your Desktop with Your Mobile Device

In this edition we are going to look at a really cool sample application. Platform Evangelist Tomas Krcha demonstrates the ability to control an application on your desktop with your mobile device using Flash Builder. I thought this was just really darn cool and I think you will as well.


TV Tuesday: Build iOS applications using Flex 4.5

In this installment of TV Tuesday we are going mobile. In case you live under a rock Adobe announced the release of Flex 4.5 and Flash Builder 4.5 yesterday. In the video below Developer Evangelist Serge Jespers explains how you can build iOS applications using new capabilities in Flex and Flash Builder 4.5.


TV Tuesday: What's new in Flash Builder 4.5

Yesterday I wrote a quick summary on what code templates where. So for today's TV Tuesday I thought it was perfect fit that we look at What's new in Flex 4.5. In this video Developer Evangelist Serge Jespers introduces a few of his favorite features in Flash Builder 4.5, including expanded tutorials and code templates for building mobile apps, and improved debugging features.

What is TV Tuesday? If you would like to find out what this series of blog posts is all about click here. If you have suggestions for future entries in this series please contact me.


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