25 July 2010
Using Adobe Flash Professional, you can create content for use as components in Flex applications. This content can include both visual graphic elements and ActionScript 3 code.
Creating components in Flash for use in Flex allows you to take advantage of the flexible graphic design capabilities of Flash while still utilizing the capabilities of Flex.
In order to create Flex components in Flash, you must install the Flex Component Kit for Flash. You install the component kit using the Adobe Extension Manager.
To create a Flex component in Flash:
To use the SWC file in Flex, do one of the following:
For more information about using Flex and Flash together, refer to Working with Flash Professional and Flash Builder in the Flash documentation, as well as the tutorial, Combining animation and ActionScript using Flash Professional CS5 and Flash Builder 4.