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Flex 2 Documentation (2.0.1 update)

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Our product manuals are available in PDF format from this page. You can also purchase printed copies of selected manuals from the Online Store. In addition, documentation may also be available in LiveDocs format.

Installing Flex 2.0.1

HTML (last updated January 4, 2007)
Installing Flex 2.0.1 contains instructions for installing and configuring Adobe Flex 2.0.1 for Adobe Flex Builder, Adobe Flex Data Services, Adobe Flex SDK, and Adobe Flex Charting.

Getting Started with Flex 2

LiveDocs | PDF (4.3 MB) | ZIP (3.4 MB) (last updated January 4, 2007)
Getting Started with Flex 2 provides an introduction to the Flex 2 product line for application developers who are new to Flex, and includes a series of tutorial lessons to learn the fundamentals of Flex Builder 2 and the Flex 2 SDK.

Using Flex Builder 2

LiveDocs | PDF (2.6 MB) | ZIP (1.7 MB) (last updated January 4, 2007)
Using Flex Builder 2 describes how to use Adobe Flex Builder to rapidly build Flex applications.

Flex 2 Language Reference

LiveDocs (last updated January 4, 2007)
Flex 2 Language Reference provides complete reference information for the Flex ActionScript and MXML programming interface.

Flex 2 Developer's Guide

LiveDocs | PDF (10.5 MB) | ZIP (5.5 MB) (last updated January 4, 2007)
The Flex 2 Developer's Guide describes application development tasks, such as creating applications, using Flex components, the Flex data model, error handling, Flex Charting 2, and Flex Data Services 2.

Creating and Extending Flex 2 Components

LiveDocs | PDF (1.3 MB) | ZIP (0.9 MB) (last updated January 4, 2007)
Creating and Extending Flex 2 Components describes how to create, extend, and use components in MXML and ActionScript.

Building and Deploying Flex 2 Applications

LiveDocs | PDF (2.7 MB) | ZIP (1.7 MB) (last updated January 4, 2007)
Building and Deploying Flex 2 Applications describes the process of building and deploying Flex 2 applications, including information on security, performance, logging, player detection, the ASDoc utility, and Flex compilers.

Programming ActionScript 3.0

LiveDocs | PDF (3.8 MB) | ZIP (2.3 MB) (last updated January 4, 2007)
Programming ActionScript 3.0 describes fundamental programming concepts in ActionScript 3.0, including the ActionScript language, event handling, object-oriented programming, data types, regular expressions, XML (E4X), networking, and Flash Player security.

Migrating Applications to Flex 2

PDF (0.9 MB) | ZIP (0.6 MB) (last updated January 4, 2007)
Migrating Applications to Flex 2 describes how to migrate a Flex application from version 1.5 to version 2.

Testing Flex Applications with Mercury QuickTest Professional

PDF (0.4 MB) | ZIP (0.25 MB) (last updated January 4, 2007)
Testing Flex Applications with Mercury QuickTest Professional describes how to use Mercury QuickTest Professional to test Flex applications.

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ActionScript 3.0 examples

ZIP (0.5MB)
Many topics in Programming ActionScript 3.0 include descriptions of example applications; the source code used to build these examples is available in this ZIP file.

White paper: Adobe Flash Player 9 Security

PDF (0.5MB)
Learn how the Flash Player 9 security architecture and new APIs help you deliver trusted content to your users.

Complete Flex 2 documentation

ZIP (45.5MB)
The Flex documentation ZIP file contains the Flex 2 usage documentation in PDF format and the Flex 2 Language Reference and Flex Data Services 2 Javadocs files in HTML format.

LiveCycle DataServices ES Developer's Guide

LiveDocs | PDF (5 MB)
Provides information to help you develop applications that use LiveCycle Data Services ES; it also provides information about the server-side administration of LiveCycle Data Services ES. For information on LiveCycle Remoting, see the Invoking Livecycle ES Using LiveCycle Remoting discussion. Supercedes Flex Data Services information in Flex 2 Developer's Guide.

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