Building a Flex Dashboard

How to create interactive gauges in Adobe Flex Dashboards and connect them to dynamic data sources” is the name of an article by Pallav Nadhani of FusionCharts.

In the article, he demonstrates how to build the following Flex-based Weather Dashboard:

Flex dashboard

As explained in the article, the following architecture was used for this Flex dashboard:

Fusion Charts for Flex (gauges)
YahooWeather service (live data feed)
Main Weather Widget (See diagram below)

Flex dashboard architecture

You can try out the Flex dashboard at http://www.fusioncharts.com/flex/demos/weather .

Tags: Flex Dashboard, Weather Feed Dashboard, RIA Dashboards