Declarative programming in Flex

When building applications using Flex (for AIR or Flash Player), you can use declarative programming to specify part of your user interface. The declarative language of Flex is XML-based and called MXML. Here’s a simple app in Flex/MXML: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?><mx:WindowedApplication xmlns:mx="" layout="absolute" title="Hello Rich Internet Application" backgroundColor="#FFFFFF" > <mx:VBox horizontalAlign="center" horizontalCenter="0" verticalCenter="0"> <mx:Button label="Click […] More →

Collier Trail

Blogging in the middle of the forest…

The Mechanics Monument

The Mechanics Monument. Bronze sculpture by Douglas Tilden in San Francisco at Market, Bush and Battery. Dedicated in 1901, this sculpture also known as the Donahue Memorial Fountain, celebrates Peter Donahue, a successful San Francisco industrialist. Peter Donahue arrived in the Gold Rush era San Francisco in 1849 and soon opened a small blacksmith shop […] More →

Temple of Forgiveness

Temple of Forgiveness. This shot of the Temple of Forgiveness that I took at Burning Man 2007 is now my most interesting picture on Flickr, beating the picture of the Starry Bamboo Mandala I took last year and “Naked Lady” from the Kona Classic.

Methodist Church in Bodie

Church in Bodie Bodie is a once prosperous mining town in the Eastern California Sierra Nevada, 30 miles north of Mono Lake. It became a boom town in 1877, and by 1879 it was the second largest city in California, behind only San Francisco, with over 10,000 residents. It was the first city in the […] More →