How to Convert WordPress into an Adobe Flex 3 application
In this tutorial series Mike Lively shows how to convert Wordpress into the Adobe Flex 3 application Flexpress.
You should watch the following videos as a precursor to the series:
Installing WAMP and
Creating a MySQL Database
In addition, a Google Code site is up for distribution of all code developed in this series:
Now, if you are ready to learn how to convert Wordpress into an Adobe Flex 3 Application the series will begin with showing how to export the Wordpress data base for inclusion into Flex 3.
PART 2: shows you how to get Flex PHP ready and how to import the MySQL Wordpress database into your local WAMP Server for use with Flex 3.
PART 3: show you how to grab the XML data from the MySQL data base and bring it into Flex without writing a single line of PHP.
PART 4: show your how to bring XML data into an Array Collection for further manipulation in Flex.
PART 5 of Flexpress demonstrates how to use a repeater component to visually display XML data contained in an Array Collection.
PART 6 f FlexPress I show you how to insert labels, List, and Containers (specifically the VBOX, and HBOX containers).
PART 7: covers the use of label Functions and do a little cosmetic work on our FlexPress application.
PART 8: shows how to extend the Wordpress data base to add an image thumbnail to a flex list box.
PART 9: start by setting up the coded for the itemRenderer.
PART 10 of Flexpress we finish up the Item Renderer.
PART 11: demonstrates how to create a reusable custom component.
PART 12: we start by creating a custom TileList component and then create a states navigation system
PART 13: we complete the custom TileList Component by instantiating it and demonstrating a Horizontal List Component.
PART 14: we discuss the basic navigator containers in Adobe Flex and wrap our components in a View Stack and create a Link Bar navigation system.