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Sounds to me like you're still in the first day and at the beginning of
that, to boot. I'm midway through Day 2 and have spent about 5 hours total
so far. I have both kinds of comments, but it surely does go beyond obvious
common tools so do keep watching and in particular, work through the
exercises in the pdfs that accompany.
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"marc_cf_florida" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I realize that these are just beginner videos to help get a person started
> Flex but they seem like they were made by someone who has opened up Flex
> Builder for the first time and is just chatting about obvious common tools
> doesn't really talk about anything of substance. She could be talking
> creating a word document or a html editor and the substance wouldn't be
> different. I get the feeling she doesn't have a clue about Flex itself,
> just grabs items that are pretty obvious as to their purpose and does
> demonstrations of items not really unique to Flex itself. For instance,
> creating a label on a page, changing the font family...ewwww, and wow,
> the font color, another ewww. It just seems kind of silly to me and of no
> education value at all. I guess the main proof is that all of the
> topics are 'coming soon'.
I think these videos and exercises are great. Does anyone know when the rest of the "coming soon" ones might be available?
These videos are great to people exploring Flex for the first time, like me.
Well, now back to business...I've been following the videos and excercises step by step; everything was working great until Excercise 2.3 in the Step 40 (Use the custom event class)
In this step I'm supposed to locate the clickHandler function, but we never added to the code of this function before, right?
What I need to now is where to put this function...I tried to add it in the Script with the rest of the functions but it seems to be something wrong, it gives me some errors in the statement
var optionSelectEvent:OptionSelectEvent = new OptionSelectEvent("optionSelected",selection);
Could you post or upload the code of the files in order to compare and locate the errors more easly??
Thanks a lot, again, great tutorial.