"With all the hype (and money) surrounding buzzword terms like
Web 2.0 and Rich Internet Applications (RIA), it's easy to wonder,
'How can I integrate that into my PHP application?' Certainly,
at the Adobe Flex framework. With Flex, you can quickly build
functional, attractive user interfaces in Adobe Flash that
communicate to your PHP web application through XML.
"Let's step back and look at what Flex is and how it compares to
standard HTML development with a language like PHP. Both the
traditional Web 1.0 HTML architecture and the Flex-based
architecture are shown in Figure 1..."