Using mxmlc, the application compiler
You use the application compiler to compile SWF files from
your ActionScript and MXML source files.
application compiler’s options let you define settings such as the
library path and whether to include debug information in the resulting
SWF file. Also, you can set application-specific settings such as
the frame rate at which the SWF file should play and its height
To invoke the application compiler with Flex SDK, you use the
mxmlc command-line utility. In Flash Builder, you use the application
compiler by building a new Flex Project. Some of the Flex SDK command-line
options have equivalents in the Flash Builder environment. For example,
you can use the tabs in the Flex Build Path dialog box to add classes
and libraries to your project.
The following set of examples use the application compiler.