Getting started with Flex

Want to learn what Flex is and get started building your Flex skills? The resources on this page are right for you.

Get started with Flex on mobile

Hello World: Build a mobile app in five minutes
Walk through the basic steps of creating and running a simple mobile project on a device.

Test and learn

Curious about Flex and Flash Builder? Test them for yourself. If you like what you see, dive right in and start the learning.

Flex Test Drive Mobile

Use Flash Builder 4.5 to build and deploy a simple directory app in one hour.


Flex Test Drive

Curious about Flex? Build an application in one hour and explore what else you can do with Flex and Flash Builder.

Flex in a Week

Build on your programming experience by stepping through this five-day video training course.


Ready to bring your Flex skills to the next level? Get a deeper understanding of these specific topic areas.


Update your application to the latest version of Flex.


Create and use components in Flex.


Refer to the resources on the page to develop secure Flex applications.

Flex architecture

Flex architecture
Refer to the tutorials and videos on this page to gain a better understanding of the Flex and Cairngorm frameworks and architecture.

UI design and RIA workflows

UI design and RIA workflows
Learn about workflows and user interface design.

Test and deploy Flex applications

Test and deploy Flex applications
Learn how to test and deploy your Flex applications.

Integrate Flex|

Flex and ColdFusion
Flex and .NET
Expense tracker application
Flex and Java
Flex and PHP
Game of Flex on tablets

Reference and documentation(More)

Developing Mobile Applications with Flex and Flash Builder

Using Flex 4.5
Actionscript 3.0 Reference
Flex Help and Support
Flex bug base