I think the skinning allows the components to be lighter. But it makes everything a lot more complex.
A month ago I started a thread on what the pieces in a skin mean and not one person was able to respond so there seems to be a learning curve at work. From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Myadi H Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2012 10:33 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: [flexcoders] Advantages and Disadvantages of skinning Hello folks, Today I have been asked to explain advantages and disadvantages of skinning in flex. I thought of asking this to all experienced flexers, and here it is. I hope this discussion will help everybody in future. So please input/share your knowledge. Thank you.