Sunday, August 28, 2011

Debugging ItemRenderers

ItemRenderers are to flash/flex what DataTemplates are to Silverlight/WPF. One of the coolest features (and the one I love the most) of Silverlight 5 is the fact that you can debug datatemplates / binding expression. Well in flex you could do this since version 3.

Check it out the breakpoint currently hit in an item renderer:
Also check out the expression view:
In fact in flex/flash you can debug any section of MXML that is inline inside of {} brackets.