BCS Ubuntu Internet Server

There are those times when you are required to produce an active internet server to support delivery of web content and relational database management systems services.  My first choice is the Ubuntu headless server.  This server allows enough flexibility to support Apache, Java, Grails, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Yii, Action Message Format (AMF) Flash Builder […]

BCS Eclipse Mars IDE

Well folks Eclipse has done it again. The newest release Mars is available. I have used Mars for the first three milestones and I could not be more pleased. I initially downloaded the Eclipse Mars M3 Packages beginning with the IDE for Java EE Developers. The initial install can be located at the link below. […]

BCS Flash Builder 4.5 Execute URL Routine

There are those occasions when our flex application will need to interface with existing sites on the world wide web.  To invoke a URL in flash builder is slightly different than any other programming scenario I have used. I have written a small routing that handles URL requests.  The code is as follows” [codesyntax lang=”actionscript3″] […]

BCS Flash Builder 4.5 Tutorial Offline

The Flash Builder 4.5 seem to be an awesome tool. Getting around the tutorials for FB 4.5 leaves quite a bit of room for improvement. If you happen to be bandwidth challenged (slow internet connection) the current configuration is a constant source of frustration. I have captured all the videos and tutorials http://archbrooks.com/fbtut/fbtut.zip . The videos were […]

IT Paradigm Technology Shift

  Make no mistake about my premise. I love Delphi couldn’t have used it for decades if I did not love it (I started with single digit Turbo Pascal series). With Agile tools I go from zero to production with six tables and scaffolds with unit tests (three for authentication and three for problem solving) […]

BCS STS Grails And Flash Builder

The Flash Builder plugin is fully functional with the 32 bit version of SpringSource Tool Suite. Basically this combination harnesses the power of Grails for Flex Builder code generation.  Spring security is available for all generated applications.  The Flex Scaffolding plugin capability is also available for all generated applications. This combination provides the technician with […]

BCS Eclipse Plugins For Multiple Distributions.

If you already have Eclipse Plug-ins installed, you can simply copy the link file from the dropins folder of the bundled copy of Eclipse, and paste it into the dropins folder of the target distributions. Employing this technique will conserve multiple hours of downloading, setup and configuration of the target distribution.

BCS AddThis MXML Component

The simplest way to include AddThis functionality in all Flash Builder pages is to install this component and use it on every page that you desire to share with social web services. [codesyntax lang=”mxml” title=”BCS AddThis Component XMXL”] <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?> <s:Group xmlns:fx=”http://ns.adobe.com/mxml/2009″ xmlns:s=”library://ns.adobe.com/flex/spark” xmlns:mx=”library://ns.adobe.com/flex/mx” width=”127″ height=”18″> <fx:Script> <![CDATA[ [bindable] public var Title:String; [bindable] public […]