I presented the opening keynote at Spring
this morning. The first half of the presentation covered Flex Data Services, I demonstrated practical benefits of using Flex Data Services (now known as LiveCycle Data Services) as opposed to just client initiated AMF calls via Flash Remoting. Less than half of the almost 300 attendees had any Flex experience, and less than a handful had any understanding of Flex Data Services, so I spent more time on this segment than I had initially planned.
Next came a ColdFusion Scorpio sneak. I demonstrated image manipulation, presentation creation using
- An HTML (non-Flash) version of
- HTML grids created using
that loaded data via asynchronous calls back to ColdFusion Components.
- Auto-suggest implemented using just
, with both hardcoded lists as well as dynamic lists returned from asynchronous CFC method calls.
- A rich tech editor embedded by simply adding richtext=”true” to
We’ll be posting more details in the coming weeks and months, stay tuned!