ColdFusionDocs now using Cairngorm

On April 19, 2009, in ColdFusion, Flex, by Anuj Gakhar

This weekend, I thought of revisiting the application which I didn’t get the time to even touch for last so many months. I thought using Cairngorm to re-write the app would be ideal as it’s the most widely used Flex framework around. So, I went ahead and re-wrote the whole thing using Cairngorm (took […]

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Free Flex Builder 3 For Unemployed Developers

On April 4, 2009, in Flex Builder, Adobe, by Anuj Gakhar

I just read the announcement on Ben Forta’s blog that Adobe has decided to give away Flex Builder 3 to unemployed developers so they could use their free time to develop a new skill. Well, as much as I wish that no developer ever gets unemployed, given the current economic conditions, I think you cant […]

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Flex Builder Shortcuts for MacOS

On March 30, 2009, in Flex Builder, Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

Elad Elrom has compiled a pretty useful list of Flex Builder shortcuts for Mac users. You can grab the PDF version here. To me, this is something I could use on a daily basis. Thanks Elad.

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Flex: Passing Data with Custom Events

On March 4, 2009, in Flex, by Anuj Gakhar

A reader asked me a question based on my earlier post about how to maintain Login information in Flex and how to pass data along with Custom Events. So, I decided to write up this post. I have written a simple example which does the following :- 1) Display a Login form with Username/Password fields. 2) […]

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Flex Frameworks

On February 20, 2009, in Flex, by Anuj Gakhar

I think frameworks are always a debatable topic, no matter which programming language you talk about. I personally am not even sure whether using a framework in every project you do, is such a good idea or not. But anyways, thats a separate topic. I just think that you should atleast know about the capabilities […]

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Railo Support Added to

On February 7, 2009, in ColdFusion, Flex, Railo, by Anuj Gakhar

I have just released an update to . As the title says, I have added Railo support to the documentation, so now you get a new tab for Railo tags and functions and just like before, you can search and view the documentation. I think it makes sense to add this as part of […]

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More updates to

On April 15, 2008, in ColdFusion, Flex, by Anuj Gakhar

Last night, I made some more updates to, although minor updates again. I have changed the right panel to have a tabbed layout rather than a top and bottom layout, I think this gives more room for the actual content and both the documentation section and the useful url’s section should be easier for […]


YouTube Videos in AIR with FLVPlayer

On April 3, 2008, in AIR, Flex, by Anuj Gakhar

One of my mates just sent this through to me, so I thought this is definitely worth a post :- The FLVPlayer is a non-commercial, conceptual AIR application, intended to simplify the video transfers from YouTube to computers and mobile devices like IPhone, IPod, smartphones. It provides the functionality to download videos onto PC, MAC […]

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Add your CF links to

On March 29, 2008, in ColdFusion, Flex, by Anuj Gakhar

Yes, thats right. I have just released some updates to It’s now got a 4th panel to it which lists the related links for the tag or function in question. The idea here is that, lets say you are browsing cfquery tag on the left panel, you should be able to look at the […]

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Flex : How to Display Hand Cursor on Components

On March 27, 2008, in Flex, by Anuj Gakhar

If you want to display a hand cursor over a Flex component (any Flex Component I would say ?), there are two properties that come handy. useHandCursor and buttonMode. In some cases, a third property called mouseChildren might be required as well.

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