In the last few months I have seen the growth of what designers call Font-Icons, these are font files with hand-drawn vector icons instead of letters, however each icon corresponds to a letter or number.
So I thought to make use of this technique which greatly reduces the number of images one should embed into AS3/MXML code. Also these can be scaled infinitely since they are vectors, and that is good news for mobile applications that aim multi-density screens such as mobiles and tablets or even desktop.
For this example we used the “Signify” font family:
Heres a simple View with a button made with font-icon technique: