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How do I connect my client app with a remote server?

Apr 10, 2011 7:45 PM

This is a fundamental question but I can't find the answer anywhere.  So it must be too obvious.


I want my client application on my machine to access data from a server on another machine using RemoteObject.

What do I have to do to get Flash Builder to do this?


I can only get it to work if I have a server clone set up and running on my local development machine.  That is crazy.  I just want to develop the client application and then when I run it, have it access the remote server.  I can only find examples that insist I set up a server on MY machine.


Is it possible to develop a flex application that uses RemoteObject/BlazeDS without having a server running on local host?  Please say yes and tell me what I am doing wrong.


This is my compiler options setting:


-services " fig.xml"


Flash Builder says:

Please specify a valid <services/> file path in flex-config.xml.


What is the problem?  Do I HAVE to have flex-config.xml on my development machine?


PS: link does not actually work, don't click it.

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    Apr 11, 2011 2:41 PM   in reply to jpwrunyan

    Copy the services-config.xml (and friends) to your local project.


    The compiler switch does not support URLs.



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