Adobe Flex a full fledged Integrated Development Environment (IDE) which helps software developers to develop enhanced applications. It is a software development kit which has Adobe Flash as its base and helps Flex developers in delivering cross platform applications and rich internet applications. This web application framework helps developers to present interactive and user-friendly rich internet applications (RIAs). Flex Developers can build applications that have improved user experience and also helps to produce greater return on investments. Initially developed as a part of J2EE application, current version of Flex helps flex developers to design and deploy static files without server license.
Highlights of Adobe Flex:
Impressive Design Patterns - Flex Developers can build customized applications which are a combination of data controls and multimedia effects.
Cross Platform Compatibility – Interactive web application or stand-alone application, irrespective of the platform used.
Improved Performance – Flex developers work on graphical user interface with drag and drop controls. Flex applications are loaded only once in the client and it shows better performance than HTML applications.
Operating Systems – Adobe Flex based applications are supported in Linux, Mac OS X and Windows.