Flex can be interpreted as a rigid application framework, losing the emotional experience that has, for many years been conveyed with Flash.
In this session we’ll look at breaking down this barrier, utilizing Flex effects to create more engaging user experiences, with the intention of moving users from a mere understanding, to engagement, and ultimately immersion in your applications.
We’ll take a brief look at what effects are, how to apply them and the limitations of the effects that come as part of the Flex framework, moving on to effect classes I’ve been working on to overcome some of the limitations, enabling much richer effects.
As technologies for creating interactive user experiences become more advanced we have the opportunity to draw upon a much wider visual vocabulary, making timing, pacing, rhythm and motion increasingly important.
A introduction to a flexible framework for create effects within Flex