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Flex: Charting & Dashboard Apps

Flex: Charting & Dashboard Apps
  • Price £597.00
  • Level Intermediate
  • Duration 2 day(s)
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By the end of Flex: Building Charting & Dashboard Applications , developers will be able to create interactive dashboards by leveraging the Flex framework and the Flex charting components. They will learn about using, formatting and styling Flex charts as well as creating interactive charts and dynamically controlling chart data. Developers will also have the opportunity to discuss conceptual topics for dashboard creation and usability. You should take this course if you are a Flex programmer who needs to provide data visualisation in your Flex applications.


This course is designed for application developers who want to build dashboard applications.

Assumed Knowledge

You’ll have attended the Flex: Developing Rich Client Applications course or have equivalent knowledge of the topics covered in Flex 101 or Flex Jumpstart.


You’ll learn to build charting and dashboard applications.

Course Content

Introducing Flex 4 Charts

  • Understanding chart data
  • Exploring the final application
  • Loading external data for charts and dashboard applications
  • Introducing Flex 3 charts
  • Leveraging visual data through charts
  • Understanding dashboards

Using Flex 4 Charts

  • Understanding the elements of a chart tag
  • Understanding and using the column & bar charts
  • Using the Column and Bar charts
  • Understanding and using the line & area charts
  • Understanding and using the pie chart
  • Understanding and using the plot chart
  • Understanding and using the bubble chart
  • Using the Candlestick & HighLowOpenClose Charts

Formatting Charts

  • Understanding the axis controls
  • Using the CategoryAxis
  • Using Chart DataTips
  • Formatting chart types
  • Working with legend controls
  • Applying the Concepts

Creating Multi-Series and ActionScript Charts

  • Understanding multiple data series
  • Adding multiple series of data
  • Using multiple chart axes
  • Mixing chart series types
  • Mixing multiple series types
  • Creating charts with ActionScript
  • Applying the Concepts

Understanding Advanced Charting Techniques

  • Using animation with chart series
  • Animating charts and chart effects
  • Handling user interaction
  • Dynamically controlling chart series
  • Changing data Provider fields
  • Dynamically controlling the series
  • Using custom graphical renderers
  • Applying the Concepts

Styling Charts

  • Styling Charts
  • Applying CSS to Chart Components
  • Styling Chart Series
  • Styling Chart Grid Lines
  • Applying the concepts

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