can anyone tell me about the difference between an
ArrayCollection and ListViewCollection? i know arraycollection
inherits the listcollectionview class but i see both these classes
are used in similar scenarios. It'll be useful to know the best
practices for using these classes.
First of all, I assume you mean "ListCollectionView"...
The most important difference *
to me* is that ListCollectionView (eg as used by DataGrid)
can handle XMLLists and Arrays indiscriminately. ArrayCollection
can only handle internal AS Arrays and Objects, and
XMLListCollection only handles XMLList. Having said that, I am a
BIG fan of ListCollectionView, especially when making inter-project
components. If only I had discovered it sooner, my life could have
been so much better.
Long story short, I highly recommend using this class over