Great news, the latest updater to Flash MX 2004 (version 7.2) codenamed Ellipsis has just been released for download. A lot of performance issues were adressed and among many other improvements there now also is a standalone ScrollBar component.

Mike Chambers discusses the importance of the Ellipsis updater

Chafic Kazoun has a great article up on the skinning architecture

(via Scott Fegette)