into Ajax applications" (Brice Mason, developerWorks, July 2008): Read an
article that introduces the Adobe Flex Ajax Bridge (FABridge), a code library that
enables an easy and consistent method for integrating Ajax and Flex content.
"Combine the power of WebSphere sMash with Adobe Flex" (Jorge Rasillo and
Mike Burr, developerWorks, August 2008): Read an article that shows how a simple
application can be enhanced to support a Web 2.0 user interface written in Adobe
"Access a web service using Flex 2 in Rational Software Architect
Miller, developerWorks, December 2007): See how easy it is to access Web services
using Adobe Flex 2.
"Develop Web services clients with Macromedia Flex" (Leugim Bustelo and Julio
Ruano, developerWorks, August 2004): Walk through several examples that map WSDL
constructs to Flex declarations.
Aptana and AIR to build desktop applications" (Joe Lennon, developerWorks,
July 2008): Use the open source Aptana Studio IDE, the Adobe AIR plug-in for Aptana,
seamlessly on the desktop.
"Mastering Facebook application development with PHP, Rational Application
Developer, WebSphere Application Server, and DB2" (Jake Miles,
developerWorks, May 2008): Develop a Facebook application using both PHP and Java
programming language in this three-part tutorial series.
- Visit the
Adobe Flex Developer
Flex.org. Visit the community-driven Flex Portal.
Simple Flex Tutorial: Read
Pete Freitag's tutorial to learn how to create a simple blog reader in 23 lines of
- Visit the Facebook Developer Center.
- Read An introduction to
FBML by Jesse of 20bits.com.
to Develop a Hit Facebook App: 29 Essential Tools and Tutorials: Learn how
to develop a hit Facebook application.
- Get the The PHP Manual.
- Visit PHP.NET for
- For tutorials on learning to program with PHP,
check out the developerWorks Learning PHP series.
- Visit IBM developerWorks' PHP
project resources to learn more about PHP.
- Find a full
list of FQL tables.
Get products and technologies
- Get the Flex 3
- Get the Facebook PHP Client Library.
- Get the
ActionScript API. The latest version is V0.9.1.
- Get Adobe Flash Player Version 9 or later.
- Get information on
installing the debugger version of Adobe Flash.
- Innovate your next open
source development project with IBM trial software,
available for download or on DVD.
- Download IBM product evaluation
versions, and get your hands on application development tools and middleware
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- Participate in developerWorks blogs and get
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