Computer Graphics Technology

CGT 238

Rich Internet Applications Utilizing Adobe Flex

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to the concepts, design considerations and programming of Rich Internet Applications (RIAs). RIAs are a current and cutting-edge method of delivering both Web-based and desktop applications. They provide the user with a richer and more satisfying user experience than traditional HTML page-based applications. The course will demonstrate RIA concepts by covering the basics of one RIA technology - Adobe Flex.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • A grade of 2.0 or higher in the following course:
  • CGT 136 .

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the features of Rich Internet Applications (RIAs).
  • Explain the features of Rich Internet Applications (RIAs).
  • Explain the criteria for a successful application user experience using Adobe Flex.
  • Explain how these criteria / elements can be implemented through an RIA using Adobe Flex.
  • Develop a basic application in Adobe Flex utilizing programming language features such as application layout, events, view states, navigation, behavior, look and feel.
  • Implement a web-based traditional (AIR) application in Flex.
  • Implement a desktop (AIR) application in Flex.
  • Utilize the development and debugging environment of Flex Builder to implement a Flex application.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

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