The best way to showcase a powerful new technology is to demonstrate its real-world results, and that's exactly what this new Cookbook does with Adobe Flex 3. Wide ranging and highly practical, Flex 3 Cookbook contains more than 300 proven recipes for developing interactive Rich Internet Applications and Web 2.0 sites. You'll find everything from Flex basics, to solutions for working with visual components and data access, to tips on application development, unit testing, and using Adobe AIR.You also get ideas from the development community. Through its Flex Cookbook website (www.adobe.com/devnet/), Adobe invited Flex developers to post their own solutions for working with this technology, and from hundreds of posts, the authors chose the best and most useful solutions to supplement Flex 3 Cookbook. Each recipe inside provides a solution to a common problem, explains how and why it works, and offers sample code that you can put to use immediately. Topics include:Containers and dialoguesWorking with TextData driven componentsDataGrid and Advanced DataGridItemRenderers and EditorsImages, bitmaps, videos, and soundsCSS, styling, and skinningStates and effectsWorking with Collections, arrays, and DataProvidersUsing DataBindingValidation, formatting, and regular expressionsUsing Charts and data visualizationServices and Data AccessUsing RSLs and ModulesWorking with Adobe AIRWhether you're a committed Flex developer or still evaluating the technology, you'll discover how to get quick results with Flex 3 using the recipes in this Cookbook. It's an ideal way to jumpstart your next web application.