I posted originally in the data services forum, with no luck
so I thought I would try here.
I am with a test and measurement company. I am interested in
using Flex as a GUI for new products.
My question is: If I want to create a web service that is
used to control, and get readings from an embedded web server on a
local LAN, what is the best (fastest) protocol to use? SOAP? Java?
My concern is that updating live meters on the client would
be too slow. From the user perspective a live meter reading should
bobble digits 2-3 times per second to simulate an average DMM
readout. Once per second would be too slow and 2-3 seconds would be
Also, Is the action script timer class available in Flex?
I have Flex Builder 2 and am working on a proof of concept
that I can take to my manager.