Flash Remoting MX is a very important feature to both Flash MX and the Flash Communication Server. If you are interested in learning more about Flash Remoting MX, review Inside Flash MX, published by New Riders Publishing, paying particular attention to the chapter on Flash Remoting MX. This is a fantastic chapter on the whole picture of Remoting, including a detailed explanation of Application Servers. There is also a workshop in the third part of this book that walks you through the steps of sharing database records using SharedObjects. It's a great workshop that really demonstrates the concepts of making your database portable in this world of mobile devices such as the Pocket PC.

    Part I: 10 Quick Steps for Getting Started