Another quick one comin at ya!
When working on porting over my very first foray into Flex, my Flex particle engine, to the more current Flex4.6 for mobile purposes, I realized I wasn’t getting key events or change events from a debug Spark TextInput!
This is a short post, in which I show how to set a common background for your Flex Mobile Application.
In Flex 3, there was a backgroundImage style property, but in Flex 4 things have drastically changed. Often times, this means you need to re-skin things in order to achieve your goals.
I recently was tasked to get part of an older Flex 3 application onto an iPad. Why not, right? I mean, FlashBuilder 4.5.1 and AIR 3.0 are awesome… This should be cake, right?
There’s a lil gotcha – Flex 3, or MX components, ooorrr Halo components, are not exactly welcomed on Mobile.
Fret not! I’ve figured out the task, and it’s rather simple. (more…)