I’m taking an interesting three-day crash course in application development using Adobe Flex. If you haven’t heard of it before, Flex is essentially Flash geared toward application development instead of animation. It uses Actionscript (AS3) in addition to a presentation language based on XML (called MXML). My impression of the technology is honestly pretty neutral at this point, I wasn’t as blown away by it as I thought I might be.
For example, when we wrote this block of code I wanted to flip out: