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Using Flex to graphically display data from url request...

Joel_Sisko asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-19
Dear Experts:

I am new to programming and as well as Flex/AIR from Adobe. I am trying to build an application that will send a url request to a server and then take the information returned from the request and display that information visually.

The server we are using requires first for us to login, the url to do that is:

The response to that request is as such:

<response type="object" id="unknown">
<generic response="Success" message="Authentication accepted"/>

Then I want to execute the command that will return the system users, the url for that is:

The response to that is as such:

<response type="object" id="unknown">
<generic response="Success" message="User list will follow"/>
<response type="object" id="unknown">
<generic event="userEntry" Usertype="Private" Username="John" Location="NJ" status="Active"/>
<response type="object" id="unknown">
<generic event="userEntry" Usertype="Private" Username="Tim" Location="CA" status="Active"/>
<response type="object" id="unknown">
<generic event="userEntry" Usertype="Public" Username="Bob" Location="VA" status="Active"/>
<generic event="UserlistComplete"  TotalUsers="3"/>

So I would like to do is this:

Have a basic AIR application that has a button that when pressed will login in the user and will return the user information showing an image for each user based on user type (Public or Private), then provide a label under that image that shows the username and location.

I hope this is enough information in advance.


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