Granite Data Services aims to be a free, open source (LGPL’d), alternative to Adobe® Flex™ 2 Data Services for J2EE application servers. Note that alternative does not mean replacement: it rather means that Granite DS supports AMF3 serialization/deserialization via RemoteObject.
GDS implements service factories required for:
EJB3 (Session and Entity Beans),
Simple Java classes (aka POJO) interactions.
GDS is designed to be lightweight, robust, fast and highly configurable. While GDS is still in early development stage, you should be already able to use the current 0.2 version in non critical production environment.
Yahoo open up the application programming interfaces (APIs) for Yahoo Mail to encourage Web develpers to build application using its mail service. Guys!! test drive it with Apollo using Yahoo Mail WebService APIs.
Check out the Adobe labs site for the alpha version of Apollo.
Documentations and Samples
Apollo Extensions for Flex Builder 2.0.1
When I was working on a wrapper for FlashPaper documents inside Flex, it needs a method to be called after a component is being finished loading. Got to know from livedocs, “callLater” method should be used in AS3 as how we use “doLater” with V2 UIComponent.
100 useful “ActionScript 3 Tip of the Day” list at kirpu.com is a valuable resource for every Flex Developer. Check that out…
I will post links and tips finding useful about Flash/ Flex/ AS3. Check back after a while.
FLUORINE is an open source .NET Flash Remoting Gateway. It allows you to call ASP.NET pages, web services and .NET assemblies from Flash. Also available is class mappings which allow you to map an ActionScript class to a .NET class.