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Suggestions for a good book on Flex

 
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Hi All,

My ultimate goal is to combine flex with Java.
Any good books?

Thanks
 
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Justin Howard wrote:Hi All,

My ultimate goal is to combine flex with Java.
Any good books?

Thanks



Although I have yet to really use it in anger, I've been pottering around with this: http://www.manning.com/allmon/

Unfortunately it's an "early-access" ebook at the moment, the hard copy isn't out until June.
 
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Thanks for the reply.

I am complete beginner to Flex. Would this be good.

Also what do think of this one Flex 3 with Java

There was a promo for this book on Javaranch recently.

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Justin Howard wrote:Thanks for the reply.

I am complete beginner to Flex. Would this be good.

Also what do think of this one Flex 3 with Java

There was a promo for this book on Javaranch recently.

Thanks



I was (well, still am) a Flex beginner but I found Allmon quite easy to follow.

Can't say I'm too familiar with the Kore book actually, but if it gets the nod from Javaranch it must be good!
 
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Justin Howard wrote:Thanks for the reply.

I am complete beginner to Flex. Would this be good.

Also what do think of this one Flex 3 with Java

There was a promo for this book on Javaranch recently.

Thanks



I know nothing about the book, so "perhaps" is all I can answer! But I thought I'd mention that Flex 4 is on the horizon, so if you are thinking about investing in a book you might want to stall a bit, see what Flex 4 ones appear (the allmon one is Flex 4).
 
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Thank you Ben and Paul. Flex 4 Allmon seems to be the way to go.
 
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i found Pro Flex on Spring more useful towards Java and Flex integration using BlazeDS.
 
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A new book promotion just started, like.... now.

https://coderanch.com/t/487369/Flex/Application-Frameworks/Welcome-Tariq-Ahmed-Dan-Orlando

The authors will be hanging around this week. Ask a few questions, and see if the book suit your needs.

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The services integration chapter of Flex 4 in Action includes an awesome set of tutorials on how to integrate Flex with J2EE, BlazeDS, LCDS, ColdFusion, and PHP, each are handled separately, using the new data integration wizard that ships with Flash Builder 4. I'm happy to tell you that it is now easier than ever to integrate Flex with Java. I've seen this get way over-complicated very quickly in a lot of books before. If it seems complicated, you're probably looking in the wrong place. The data integration wizard makes it so easy, and you can even use FB4 to generate all your Java DTO and stub classes, along with their respective Flex VO and service classes!
 
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