This chapter was only a brief introduction to the technology. You learned about the basic concepts of Flash Remoting, the benefits of Flash Remoting, and the advantages over traditional methods used in Flash 5. In addition, you saw a typical implementation of a Flash Remoting application and how it works in each server-side language.
Chapter 2 digs deeper into Flash Remoting. It covers installation of the server-side gateway (where necessary) and the authoring components . In addition, the Flash authoring environment is covered as it relates to Flash Remoting. Also, Flash UI components are covered, including additional components from Macromedia.