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Flex 2 Training from the Source (Book) and yes, Lynda.com tutorials are done
by David Gassner who is excellent.
"dirtyhand" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hey guys. I'm currently working for my University as a Web Developer;
> when I
> first started a couple of months ago, I had no idea Flex even existed. So
> I got hired, I had to take a crash course of Flex 2 by checking the online
> tutorials and the adobe sites. So far I've done some small applications
> used ColdFusion remoting, but now the project has grown bigger.
> They want us to create a virtual classroom application in Flex, pretty
> standard stuff where teachers can create assignments, grade them, and
> can log in and actually work on the assignments within the application.
> also want other additional functionality.
> The problem is that I have no experience using Flex 2 for such a big
> application, and I really have no idea where to start and how to layout
> whole design. I know how to make simple applications with a couple of
> and components, but at this scale im really lost.
> Can you guys suggest a good book that will lead me through a sample
> application at this scale (no simple exercises)? Is the Lynda.com training
Look into FDS (Flex Data Services). It will let you connect to and interact with a database.. it's really great.