This is my first foray into the flex world, and I’ve chosen to take some baby steps by extending a component that was published by Narciso Jaramillo over at http://rictus.com/muchado/ . As I’ve never published code that I’ve “extended” before, if I’m doing this in a way that would contravene the GPL licence that is attached with the original component I’d really like to know.
[drum roll please....]
Behold, the live reflection component with blur effect slider. The example is published with source – which incidently is an absolutely brilliant way of getting to know Flex.
I think it would be more realistic if the blur started gradually and increased as it went away from the panel. Not sure how I’m going to do that though…
Now to come up with some brilliant visual effect ideas of my own