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Training ActionScript 3.0 – 3 days

Class overview :

This ActionScript Training class teaches students how to program in ActionScript to make Flash sites more interactive and dynamic.

Class goals :

Learn to work with event handlers
Understand the hierarchy of timelines
Learn to work with target paths
Learn to work with ActionScript’s built-in objects
Learn to write functions
Learn to write flow control statements in ActionScript
Learn to create forms for passing data in and out of Flash

Content of Training ActionScript 3.0

Class Outline

  1. Navigating the Flash Timeline
    1. Placing code on the Flash timeline
  2. Working with Events and Functions
    1. Creating event listeners and event handling functions
    2. Creating navigation with a button click
  3. Creating Animation with ActionScript
    1. Reviewing the starting file
    2. Controlling MovieClip properties with ActionScript
    3. Creating animation using ActionScript tweens
  4. Creating ActionScript in External Files
    1. Creating an ActionScript file
    2. Creating instances of a class file in Flash
  5. Using ActionScript and Components to Load Content
    1. Creating an instance of the List component and setting its parameters
    2. Adding an instance of the UILoader component
    3. Adding a CHANGE event listener to the List component
    4. Loading SWF files into a UILoader component
    5. Creating the gallery file
    6. Adding a scroll bar to the text field
  6. Creating Preloaders in ActionScript 3.0
    1. Tools in the testing environment
    2. Creating a text field and progress bar to track loading
    3. Inserting ActionScript to track progress of the UILoader component
    4. Controlling the frames of a MovieClip to reflect loading progress
  7. Using Arrays and Loops in ActionScript 3.0
    1. Examining the starting file
    2. Adding MovieClip instances to the stage from the Library
    3. Generating multiple instances with a for loop
    4. Adding event listeners to the Block instances
    5. Creating animation using ENTER_FRAME
    6. Adding the testDone() function
  8. Creating a Radio Button Quiz in an ActionScript File
    1. Examining the starting file
    2. Creating a new ActionScript file
    3. Setting up the RadioButtonQuiz class
    4. Adding variables to the RadioButtonQuiz class
    5. Creating the quiz functionality
    6. Formatting text with ActionScript
    7. Creating the quiz
    8. Creating checkAnswer() – the final function
    9. Integrating your new class into the Flash project
ActionScript 3.0
Training ActionScript 3.0

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This ActionScript Training class teaches students how to program in ActionScript to make Flash sites more interactive and dynamic.

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Training Flex 3 / Intermediate – 2 days

Class overview :

In this intermediate Adobe Flex training class, students will build upon their Adobe Flex skills and learn to work with data sets, custom events and components, DataGrids and drag and drop controls.

Class goals :

Learn to work with data sets
Learn to declare and use custom events
Learn to create custom components with ActionScript 3.0
Learn to use DataGrids and ItemRenderers
Learn to use drag and drop

Content of Training Flex 3 / Intermediate

Class Outline

  1. Using Controls and Repeaters with Datasets
    1. Using Datasets
    2. Displaying the Categories Using a HorizontalList and an itemRenderer
    3. Displaying Grocery Products Based on Category Selection
    4. Coding States to Display Detailed Product Information
    5. Placing Products in the Shopping Cart
  2. Using Custom Events
    1. Understanding the Benefits of Loosely Coupled Architecture
    2. Dispatching Events
    3. Declaring Events for a Component
    4. Identifying the Need for Custom Event Classes
    5. Building and Using the CategoryEvent
    6. Creating and Using the ProductEvent Class
    7. Understanding Event Flow and Event Bubbling
  3. Creating Custom Components with ActionScript 3.0
    1. Introducing Building a Component with ActionScript 3.0
    2. Creating the Structure of the Class
    3. Overriding the createChildren() Method
    4. Sizing and Positioning in Flex 3
    5. Understanding the measure() Method
    6. Overriding the updateDisplayList() Method
  4. Using DataGrids and Item Renderers
    1. Introducing DataGrids and Item Renderers
    2. Adding a Generic DataGrid to ChartPod
    3. Adding HTTPService Calls to Dashboard
    4. Displaying the Shopping Cart with a DataGrid
    5. Using the AdvancedDataGrid
    6. What You Have Learned
  5. Using Drag and Drop
    1. Introducing the Drag and Drop Manager
    2. Dragging and Dropping Between Two DataGrids
    3. Dragging and Dropping Between a DataGrid and a List
    4. Using a Nondrag-Enabled Component in a Drag-and-Drop Operation
    5. Dragging a Grocery Item to the Shopping Cart
    6. What You Have Learned
Flex 3 / Intermediate
Training Flex 3 / Intermediate

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  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
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  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
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Training Flex 4 / Comprehensive Introduction – 5 days

Class overview :

This Flex 4 training class introduces students to creating Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) with Flex 4 and Flash Builder (formerly called Flex Builder). By the end of class, you’ll be able to build a well-organized and sophisticated Flex 4 application following best practices. The Flex 4 application you will build in class will be driven by external data. The user interface will display the data using navigators, advanced event handling, drag and drop functionality, custom ActionScript classes, custom components and customized datagrids.

Class goals :

Learn to build Rich Internet Applications using Flex 4.
Learn to use Flex 4 controls and handle user (and other) events..
Learn to access and manipulate remote XML Data with Flex 4.
Learn to create Classes and instantiate Objects.
Learn to use data binding with Flex 4.
Learn to use DataGroups and Lists.
Learn to create and dispatch Events.
Learn to use DataGrids and Item Renderers.
Learn to create Drag and Drop applications with Flex 4.
Learn to build Navigation menus with Flex 4.
Learn to use Formatters and Validators.
Learn to customize a Flex 4 Application with Styles and Skins.
Learn to create custom ActionScript components.

Content of Training Flex 4 / Comprehensive Introduction

Class Outline

  1. Understanding Rich Internet Applications
    1. The Evolution of Computer Applications
    2. The Break from Page-Based Architecture
    3. The Advantages of Rich Internet Applications
    4. RIA Technologies
  2. Getting Started with Flex Application Development
    1. Creating a Project and an MXML Application
    2. Understanding the Flash Builder Workbench
    3. Running Your Application
    4. Exploring the Flash Builder Debugger
    5. Getting Ready for the Next Lessons
  3. Laying Out the Interface
    1. Learning About Layouts
    2. Laying Out the E-Commerce Application
    3. Working with Constraint-Based Layouts
    4. Working with View States
    5. Refactoring
  4. Using Simple Controls
    1. Introducing Simple Controls
    2. Displaying Images
    3. Building a Detail View
    4. Using Data Binding to Link a Data Structure to a Simple Control
    5. Using a Form Layout Container to Lay Out Simple Controls
  5. Handling Events
    1. Understanding Event Handling
    2. Handling System Events
  6. Using Remote XML Data
    1. Using Embedded XML
    2. Using XML Loaded at Runtime
    3. Retrieving XML Data via HTTPService
    4. Searching XML with E4X
    5. Using Dynamic XML Data
    6. Using the XMLListCollection in a Flex Control
  7. Creating Classes
    1. Building a Custom ActionScript Class
    2. Building a Value Object
    3. Building a Method to Create an Object
    4. Building Shopping Cart Classes
    5. Manipulating Shopping Cart Data
  8. Using Data Binding and Collections
    1. Examining Data Binding
    2. Being the Compiler
    3. Understanding Bindable Implications
    4. Using ArrayCollections
    5. Refactoring ShoppingCartItem
  9. Breaking the Application into Components
    1. Introducing MXML Components
    2. Splitting Off the ShoppingView Component
    3. Breaking Out a ProductItem Component
    4. Creating Components to Manage Loading the Data
  10. Using DataGroups and Lists
    1. Using Lists
    2. Using DataGroups
    3. Virtualization with Lists
    4. Displaying Grocery Products Based on Category Selection
  11. Creating and Dispatching Events
    1. Understanding the Benefits of Loose Coupling
    2. Dispatching Events
    3. Declaring Events for a Component
    4. Identifying the Need for Custom Event Classes
    5. Building and Using the UserAcknowledgeEvent
    6. Understanding Event Flow and Event Bubbling
    7. Creating and Using the ProductEvent Class
  12. Using DataGrids and Item Renderers
    1. Spark and MX
    2. Introducing DataGrids and Item Renderers
    3. Displaying the ShoppingCart with a DataGrid
    4. Using the AdvancedDataGrid
  13. Using Drag and Drop
    1. Introducing the Drag and Drop Manager
    2. Dragging and Dropping Between Two DataGrids
    3. Dragging and Dropping Between a DataGrid and a List
    4. Using a Non-Drag-Enabled Component in a Drag-and-Drop Operation
    5. Dragging a Grocery Item to the Shopping Cart
  14. Implementing Navigation
    1. Introducing Navigation
    2. Creating the Checkout Process as a ViewStack
    3. Integrating CheckoutView into the Application
  15. Using Formatters and Validators
    1. Introducing Formatters and Validators
    2. Using Formatter Classes
    3. Examining Two-Way Bindings
    4. Using Validator Classes
  16. Customizing a Flex Application with Styles
    1. Applying a Design with Styles and Skins
    2. Cleaning Up the Appearance
    3. Applying Styles
    4. Changing CSS at Runtime
  17. Customizing a Flex Application with Skins
    1. Understanding the Role of Skins in a Spark Component
    2. The Relationship between Skins and States
    3. Creating a Skin for the Application
  18. Creating Custom ActionScript Components
    1. Introducing Components with ActionScript 3.0
    2. Building Components Can Be Complex
    3. Understanding Flex Components
    4. Why Make Components?
    5. Defining a Component
    6. Creating the Visuals
    7. Adding Functionality to the Component
    8. Creating a Renderer for the Skin
Flex 4 / Comprehensive Introduction
Training Flex 4 / Comprehensive Introduction

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  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …

Training ColdFusion / Introduction – 2 days

Class overview :

This is an introductory ColdFusion class for Web designers who are brand new to ColdFusion 9. You will learn to process forms, manage sessions, write reusable code and create database-driven ColdFusion-based websites.

Class goals :

Learn to get data from a database and display it on the page
Learn to insert, Edit and Delete records from a database
Learn to pass data from one page and receive it on another using HTML Forms
Learn to create Dynamic Form Fields including Dynamic Select Lists
Learn to build a Search Interface
Learn to use Session Variables to provide Password Protection
Learn to call ColdFusion Components (CFCs) and Custom Tags

Content of Training ColdFusion / Introduction

Class Outline

  1. Introduction to ColdFusion
    1. Static pages vs. Dynamic pages
    2. Server-side Web Technologies
    3. Database Alphabet Soup: ODBC/JDBC, DSNs and SQL
    4. Course Objectives and Prerequisites
    5. Introduction to Course Project
  2. ColdFusion Basics
    1. Using CFML
      1. Code Editors
      2. Dreamweaver Interface
      3. Tag Updaters / Extensions
      4. Tag Editing Dialog Boxes
    2. Embedded Tag Help
    3. Using ColdFusion Comments
    4. Creating Variables
      1. <cfset> and <cfoutput>
    5. Variable Scope/Prefixes
    6. Built-in ColdFusion Functions
      1. CF Function Reference (Dreamweaver specific)
      2. Online Reference (http://livedocs.adobe.com)
      3. Tip: (http://cfquickdocs.com)
    7. Using <cfinclude> to reuse code
  3. Dynamic Data: Querying the Database
    1. Database Basics
      1. Introduction to SQL
      2. Select Statement
      3. Update Statement
      4. Insert Statement
      5. Delete Statement
      6. Data Source Name (DSN) / Remote Development Server (RDS)
      7. The DSN Used in This Class: movieList
    2. Course Project Database
    3. Querying the database with <cfquery>
      1. <cfdump> for Quick Output
    4. Customizing Display with <cfoutput>
      1. Building Dynamic Tables
      2. Shortcut: <cftable>
      3. Shortcut: Dynamic Table Tool (in Dreamweaver)
  4. Creating a Drill-down Interface
    1. Passing Variables between Pages
      1. « Two-page method »
    2. Receive Variables through the URL
      1. Using a WHERE clause in a SQL Statement
      2. Protecting Against SQL Injection Attacks with <cfqueryparam>
  5. Conditional Statements and Forms
    1. Conditional Statements
      1. <cfif>, <cfelseif> and <cfelse>
      2. Comparison Operators
      3. Operator
      4. Description
      5. Using the isDefined() function
    2. HTML Form Review
    3. Self-Submitting Forms
      1. Using the <cfparam> tag to set a default value
      2. Quick Examination of a ColdFusion Framework (Methodology): Fusebox
    4. Dynamically Populating Select Lists
      1. HTML Review: <select> tags
      2. Introducing the <cfform> Tag
      3. Shortcut: <cfselect>
  6. Quick Introduction to RSS and Ajax with <cfform>
    1. Reading an RSS Feed
    2. Introducing the <cfform> Tag
    3. Building a Mask with <cfform>
    4. Automatically Build a Dynamic Select List with <cfselect>
  7. Search Interface
    1. Creating a Search Interface
      1. Using % and _ in a LIKE Statement
  8. Insert Records into the Database
    1. Inserting Records
      1. SQL Insert Statement
      2. Insert Record Step 2 – the Insert
      3. Shortcut: <cfinsert>
      4. Redirect Users with <cflocation>
    2. Automated Form Validation
      1. Client-side vs. Server-side validation: When does the validation code run?
  9. Edit (Update) Database Records
    1. Updating records
      1. SQL UPDATE Statement Review
      2. Passing the Primary Key
      3. Page 2 – View Current Data in a Form
      4. Page 3 – Perform the Update to the Database
      5. Shortcut: <cfupdate>
    2. Deleting Records
      1. Note on Deleting records
      2. Review of the SQL Delete Statement
      3. « Deleting » without deleting
      4. No <cfdelete>!
  10. Reusing Code
    1. Reusing code with <cfinclude> and <cflocation>
    2. Custom Tags
      1. Where to store Custom Tags
      2. CALLER and ATTRIBUTE scopes
      3. Using <cfmodule>
      4. A Note about CFX tags
    3. User Defined Functions (UDFs) and ColdFusion Components (CFCs)
      1. Creating UDFs with the <cffunction> tag
      2. Using ColdFusion Components (CFCs)
    4. Creating Components
      1. Calling or Invoking Components
      2. Passing Arguments to Components
      3. The Component Code
      4. The main CFML page
      5. View a Component directly in the browser
  11. Using Session Variables for Password Protection
    1. Session Variables
      1. Using Application.cfc to Enable Session Management
      2. Creating Password Protected Pages
      3. Password-protect.cfm (the included page)
      4. Application.cfm
      5. Locking Session and Application variables with <cflock>
  12. Tracking User Information with Cookies (optional)
    1. Using Cookies to Track Users
  13. Sending email with <cfmail> (optional)
    1. Using ColdFusion to Send Email
      1. <cfmail> Tag Syntax
ColdFusion / Introduction
Training ColdFusion / Introduction

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …