Curious about Flex and Flash Builder? Take the Flex Test Drive: Build an application in an hour. If you like what you see, continue to explore the other topics listed on this page.

The following modules include videos, sample code, and short tutorials designed to help you evaluate Flex and Flash Builder and understand how Flex and Flash Builder work together. Watch the videos, browse the sample code, or step through the tutorials in sequence. Or explore only the topics of interest to you, in no particular order.

Note: This Test Drive is for web developers familiar with building applications using PHP, ColdFusion, or Java. If you have a different background or skill set and are interested in learning Flex, check out Flex in a Week video training.

Getting Started

  1. Download and install Flash Builder 4.5 Premium
    (requires free Adobe membership).
  2. Start with Test Drive: Build an application in an hour.
  3. Explore the other topics listed below.


Test Drive: Build an application in an hour
Modify the database
Test and debug your code
Deploy your application to a web server
Change the appearance of your application
Add charts and graphs

Serious about Flex? Learn Flex in a week—for free

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