One of the most challenging parts of creating Home Locator was the integration with Yahoo! Maps since there was no Flex 2 version of their API (they have a Flex 1.5 version, which does not work in Flex 2).

A lot of people asked me at CFUnited and by email about how I did it. In response to that, I made this simple example that shows the details, although not all of the functions are implemented.

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The winners of the Flex Developer Derby contest have been announced last week. We are happy to say that our Home Locator was selected as the winner of the Product configurators/self-service guided applications category. There were many good entries, which are no longer shown at Adobe Labs. I think they will post them all at Adobe again when they get updated to Flex's final release. You can view the winning entries of the six categories in this article: Announcing the Flex Developer Derby Winners.

Update: Actually, the entries are still there, just not linked from the main page: Flex developer entries

Thanks to everyone that attended our session. We hope you enjoyed our fighting on stage :) and you found the topic interesting. We think that Flex is an amazing product that speeds up the RIA development a lot.

As we promised, you can view the slides at CFUnited 2006 presentation. We also have the source code of our To-do list application for download (you can download or view the source). We forgot to say that the To-do list will be also published on CFDJ as a step-by-step tutorial. We will post the link to that when they publish it.