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using the flex on java book

jason thomas

Joined: Mar 13, 2010
Posts: 3
I'm new to java and flex and I'm using the flex on java book and I wanna know where do i compile the sample code from the book
I have CS3 so do I compile like the hello world program in flash or Dreamweaver?
basically what application do I use along side the book
whats the best way to use the book
oh yeah I'm using the pdf version of flex on java.

Thank You
Cole Terry
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Joined: Nov 23, 2011
Posts: 45
You may need to use Adobe Flex Builder X Eclipse (X is the version of Flex).
Andrew Monkhouse
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As Cole mentions, you probably want to use Flex Builder.

From memory, the initial code can be done with just about any IDE, as it relies on Maven to do dependency management / code compilation.

Unfortunately my group at work gave up on this book because getting the code samples to work was chewing up way too much time. I hope you have better luck with it.

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