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Creating a simple image gallery with the Flex TileList control

Similar to a previous example, “Creating a simple image gallery with the Flex HorizontalList control”, the following example shows how you can create a simple photo gallery in Flex using the TileList control, Image control, and the PopUpManager class.

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Displaying a TextInput control’s text as a password in Flex (redux)

We’ve already seen how to get a TextInput control to display its text as a masked password field before in an earlier example, “Displaying a TextInput control’s text as a password in Flex” by setting the displayAsPassword property to true.
The following example will show you how you can listen for the focusIn and focusOut events to toggle the displayAsPassword property so that when the password field has focus the text is displayed as plain text, and when the password field does not have focus the text is displayed as masked text.

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Creating custom pop-up windows with the PopUpManager class

The Alert control is great if you need to get a simple confirmation on an action which has a yes/no type answer, but what do you use when you need to prompt a user for their name or something else? JavaScript has a prompt(), and Flex has a very robust PopUpManager class.

This following example will demonstrate how to launch a custom Panel pop-up dialog which includes a Label control, TextInput control, and two Button controls. It also shows how to create a bunch of Flex components and containers using ActionScript instead of MXML.

Full code after the jump.

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