NetConnection: Flash Remoting in smaller AS3 projects

What is NetConnection? Located in the flash.net package, NetConnection inherits from EventDispatcher and then Object. It is a simple way to open a connection to a remote server, call services from it and then implement the return values into your ActionScript 3.0 project. This works even in standalone Adobe Air applications. Although it is not…

Connect to LinkedIn API from AS3 and Adobe AIR

For the purposes of this post however, I’d like to focus on LinkedIn’s API. Connecting to this service represents the other end of the difficulty spectrum in my opinion, and required quite a lot of tinkering to implement successfully.

Graphical User Interface Design

Currently, we are working on building a new desktop application. It all begins with good planning and beautiful design. Here are four steps with tips that will help designers design a successful application.