Putting a Flex Face on Alfresco, Part 3

In the second Flex/Alfresco webinar, we showed the Flex side of how to get content from an Alfresco repository and display it in Flex. In this video, we show you the Alfresco side - how to create and deploy a custom JavaScript web script. You can watch the video and download the Alfresco source code [...]

Putting a Flex Face on Alfresco, Part 2

In my first Flex/Alfresco webinar, I showed how you can log in to Alfresco from a Flex UI using Alfresco’s Flex SDK. That was nice, of course, but it was also sort of a tease: it left folks wanting to see the next step. Well, it took a while, but I finally recorded a new [...]

Flex and Alfresco on The Flex Show

I’m on The Flex Show this week, talking a bit about Flex/Alfresco integration. Jeff and John were great, and I think I managed to get some useful information across in spite of the fact that I was recovering from the flu when we recorded it (back in December). There are a couple of items that [...]

Alfresco Flex ConfigService gotcha: instantiate early!

The ConfigService class in the Alfresco Flex SDK is responsible for getting server configuration information from an external XML file, and making that information available to other SDK classes. The class works well generally, but it does have a quirk that can really trip you up: it sets default values for the configuration variables, and [...]


Don’t you love acronyms? I probably could have come up with a more descriptive title for this post, but the acronyms were just too much fun to resist. The disadvantage is that the title probably leaves you wondering what this post is actually about. Well, I’ll tell you. It’s about issues that Internet Explorer has [...]

Flex-Alfresco webinar code

Thanks to everyone who attended the Putting a Flex Face on Alfresco webinar. I hope you found it useful. If you didn’t get to attend the live webinar, that’s OK: the good folks at Alfresco recorded it, and you can view it here .
I cleaned up the code a bit and added some comments, and [...]

Flex and Alfresco: made for each other

In case you haven’t heard, Alfresco is an impressive open-source content management system. And of course you probably wouldn’t be reading this blog if you didn’t already know that Flex is a killer technology for building world-class user interfaces. Seems like someone should put the two technologies together, no?

As it turns out, Alfresco has [...]