Juan has posted an example showing just how complicated of graphic, Degrafa for Flex can render. In that particular example the famous cubic spline tiger was chosen as it’s a rather complex svg document. The path geometry data in that svg graphic was copied directly into Degrafa path short hand data objects, with no changes to the geometry.

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Juan has published another example of skinning with Degarfa on the blog. Using Degrafa, Juan skinned a vertical slider component into a thermometer type gauge component. Slick work Juan!

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Juan from ScaleNine has published another great post where he discusses repeaters in Degrafa and how they work. It’s definitely one of my preferred extender type objects in Degrafa. The lines of typing and time you can save with repeaters is immediately evident once you get comfortable and put them to good use.

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Juan has published a new post introducing the various Fill and Stroke objects that Degrafa supports, and explains how they can be used. He also discusses some other interesting things that we are working on in this area.

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Juan from ScaleNine has posted an example of how Degrafa can be used for skinning. Though a simple example, it goes to show that we have not left skinning out of the equation in the Degrafa framework. I personally think that the idea of programmatic skinning with out the need to write action script or extend one of the programmatic skin classes is way cool, just 100% MXML declarative mark-up.

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Juan Sanchez from ScaleNine just posted another great example on the Degrafa blog that showcases some of the power of Degrafa (Declarative Graphics Framework). Juan also talks briefly about how Degrafa works to help close the designer/developer gap.

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This blog has been silent lately (promise I’ll get back to cool components soon). However I have not been without thoughts or work on what could/will benefit the Flex community.

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