August 29, 2008 2:40 PM
I have two cool things to announce. One is that Adobe Bangalore is running a developer summit titled mx:devsummit on 10 and 11 September. We have Ben Forta coming down and have lots of awesome sessions planned out. The other cool thing is the presence of
on #flex at freenode. flexbot can be taught stuff, lookup actionscript
class names, do Adobe community search, etc.
mx:devsummit is a two day developer event with sessions planned out for both people starting off with Flex and for people who are flex gurus.
- Name, Company and Email of each delegate
- DD Details (for the payment)
More details like pricing is available at Raghu's blog.
See you all at the summit.
Flexbot on IRC
IRC2 bots are nothing new. Their main purpose is to track the usage / statistics of the channel and help out the participants in any way possible. We already have an experimental Newsbot helping out Adobe forum trying to gather unanswered posts and respond to them after analyzing the post. This has two implications: the links that Newsbot throws out might potentially helpful links and it will bump up the post.
There are the commands that flexbot on #flex currently supports:
- flexbot, learn [parameter 1] is [parameter 2] - Add parameter 1 to flexbot's knowledgebase.
- flexbot, what is [query to knowledgebase here]? - Check flexbot's knowledgebase for query.
- flexbot, who is [query to knowledgebase here]? - Same as above.
- flexbot, suggest [query string] - Get result for searching query string in Adobe Community Search.
- flexbot, analyze [query string] - Filter common words from query string, analyze it for certain keywords, send that to Adobe Community Search.
- flexbot, help - displays help
- flexbot - same as above
The social aspect in the bot is that it can be taught stuff.
Here's a live session of flexbot in action at #flex on freenode:
<anirudhsk> flexbot, who is ely greenfield? <flexbot> anirudhsk: flexbot has no idea who ely Greenfield is. You can teach my typing flexbot, learn ely greenfield is whoever/whatever. <anirudhsk> flexbot, learn ely greenfield is flex sdk architect and GOD! <flexbot> anirudhsk: flexbot has understook that ely Greenfield is flex sdk architect and GOD! <anirudhsk> flexbot, what is ion? <flexbot> anirudhsk: flexbot knows ion as adobe community search at http://community.search.adobe.com/ion/search.html <anirudhsk> flexbot, lookup HTTPStatusEvent <flexbot> anirudhsk: flexbot knows that HTTPStatusEvent belongs to package flash.events and The application dispatches HTTPStatusEvent objects when a network request returns an HTTPstatus code. Link: http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/langref/flash/events/HTTPStatusEvent.html <anirudhsk> flexbot, analyze I have trouble with flex itemrenderer. Also boo yah. I like to be very verbose. yeah. Reaaly man. I bad at spelling. [16:15] <flexbot> anirudhsk: flexbot thinks the following links might help you: <flexbot> anirudhsk: mx.controls.MenuBar (Flex 3): The item renderer used by the MenuBar control for the top-level menu bar of the ...... 3-B" type="radio" groupName="one" data="3B"/> </menuitem> </menuitem> |||| Link: http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/langref/mx/controls/MenuBar.html <flexbot> anirudhsk: Problem with tree itemRenderer - Flex India Community | Google Groups: Flex India Community ... itemRenderer inside it. Menu of application is populating at runtime, ... <menuitem menuId="4" parentMenuId="2" label="Menu-3b" |||| Link: http://groups.google.com/group/flex_india/browse_thread/thread/df07cd91c7b1e541 <flexbot> anirudhsk: Flex Monkey Patches mxml: <menuitem label="MenuItem 3-B" data="3B"> </menuitem> ..... Tags: datagrid, Flex, item-renderer, itemrenderer, mxml, simple Posted in: Flex |||| Link: http://blog.flexmonkeypatches.com/tag/mxml/ <flexbot> anirudhsk: mx.controls.MenuBar (Flex 2 Language Reference): itemRenderer, The ListItemRenderer of the selected menu item. .... label="SubMenuItem 3-B" type="radio" groupName="one" data="3B"/> </menuitem> </menuitem> |||| Link: http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/2/langref/mx/controls/MenuBar.html <flexbot> anirudhsk: Flex Monkey Patches menubar: <menuitem label="MenuItem 3-B" data="3B"> </menuitem> .... epox on Flex linebreaks in DataGrid itemRenderer and itemEditors; epox on Flex linebreaks in |||| Link: http://blog.flexmonkeypatches.com/tag/menubar/ <anirudhsk> flexbot, suggest flex automation samples [16:14] <flexbot> anirudhsk: flexbot thinks the following links might help you: <flexbot> anirudhsk: Flex 3 - About automating applications with Flex: The Flex automation feature provides developers with the ability to ... The following table shows the locations of the automation sample applications: |||| Link: http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/html/functest_components2_02.html <flexbot> anirudhsk: Adobe - Random walk component: automation-ready sample application: Random walk component: Automation-ready sample application. Note: This article was created based on Flex 2. Minor changes in the description and code may be |||| Link: http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flex/samples/randomwalk/ <flexbot> anirudhsk: Flex 3 - About creating custom agents: Full support for the Flex automation features is included in Adobe Flex ... The sample files also include an XML file that the custom agents use to define |||| Link: http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/html/agents_2.html <flexbot> anirudhsk: Adobe - Flex Samples - Automation API sample applications: Flex samples: Automation API sample applications. Note: This article was created based on Flex 2. Minor changes in the description and code may be necessary |||| Link: http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flex/samples/custom_automated/ <flexbot> anirudhsk: Flex 3 - Creating a replaying agent: You cannot use this custom agent with agents that use different environment information, such as the QTP agent that is included with the Flex automation |||| Link: http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/html/agents_7.html
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