What are the differences between flex and flash? Is Flex more capable than Flash?
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Take a look at FlashBuilder 4 (successor to Flex Builder 4).
Essentially Flex is a framework of classes and a specialised markup called MXML for building enterprise applications. It is used to build sophisticated applications that run on the flash platform. Unlike Flash it has no timeline.
If you are producing animations and advertising that requires a low memory footprint, then Flash is better. If you are producing enterprise user interfaces designed for database interaction then Flex is ideal. Between those extremes the suitablity is not so clear and needs experience to decide.
Check out Adobe TV and Flex in a week, plus the flex component explorers and tour de flex.
Thank you for your response! Ah so they renamed it from Flex Builder to Flash Builder? What is meant by "enterprise"? Which do i download? "Eclipse Plug-in" or "stand-alone"?
Download the stand-alone. Enterprise is generally related to business use.
Have fun with flex.