CluedUp is a popular subscription-based site for the Telegraph Newspaper. A skinned Flex 3 application that implements AMF remote data services, advanced skinning and modules.

This was a project I worked during my role as Lead Flex Developer for London agency World Archipelago.

We launched the Crosswords and Sudoko site CluedUp for the Daily Telegraph in the last quarter of 2008 – I built the Flex Crosswords and Sudoku Applications/Modules. Behind the scenes it’s one of my best structured projects to date and uses the following technologies/approaches:

www.clueduppuzzles.telegraph.co.uk

You have to register a trial account to play the game so here are a few screengrabs…

When the user initially selects a crossword the board/clues are blurred until they begin

When the user initially selects a crossword the board/clues are blurred until they begin

The custom crossword board component subclasses the Flex DataGrid component

The custom crossword board component subclasses the Flex DataGrid component

When you exit a crossword the application checks whether you've got unsaved changes

When you exit a crossword the application checks whether you have unsaved changes



6 Comments

  1. Brennan

    Definitely the best game out there. Board layout is cbeaidnrsoly better than Words With Friends. I have a suggestion for the stats page. It would be nice to be able to see your head to head record against other players that you’ve played against. Keep up the good work, I’m hooked!

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