Robert Bak – Notes

Some programming tips – updated sometimes

Flex 4

Using constants in Flex CSS – with compile time error checking

One of the problems with CSS is that in involves a lot of copy&paste. Having multiple selectors which share a common property value (like a font color) is common, but in CSS you still need to have an individual color for each selector. So you end up with code that looks like this: s|TextArea{   […]

Spell checking in Flex (with support for multiple languages)

A while ago the way to go, if you needed spell checking in Flash or Flex was Grant Skinners Spelling Plus Library (which still has a lot to offer, especially for Web applications, as it’s much smaller than the Adobe library). But, for a while now, Adobe has been working on their own project, called […]

From photoshop design to a Flex 4 skin

When looking at some old project folders I’ve found one of the first skins I’ve created while starting with the Flex 4 skinning model, and I thought it might be an interesting case to look at, source code is included at the end of the post. It’s based on a really nice design done by […]