for those who may come across this post on their search to learning how to set up a command-line-only Flex environment, and who also know previously zilch about Flex/AS/Flash, i sketch the steps very roughly here: http://elenzil.com/flash/flash_1
If you’re into Flash coding, you should also read Rob Sampson’s post on AS3 Math Optimization – int is the new floor(). Rob’s been doing ActionScript a lot longer than I have, and I love the historical perspective he can provide. You can tell he’s a graphic designer – his performance charts look awesome.
I have to quote this from Jeff Tunnell’s blog, Make It Big In Games:
I stumbled across this YouTube video of Gary Vaynerchuck of Wine Library TV giving a presentation at Web 2.0 Expo. At first I just thought the guy was a dick, and he even calls himself that at one point in the presentation, but it turned out to be a fascinating 15 minutes of video. Gary essentially says what I have been saying, i.e. make sure you love what you do, work hard, and things will work out, but he says it in a much more succinct, hard edged way than I do.