Flash Blog

im trying to create a flash blog but am alittle overwelld by all the options out there. i say this tutorial http://blog.aboutme.be/2007/09/30/flash-remoting-with-swx-and-cakephp/ inwhich it shows u how to make a blog in as2 ( im trying to use as3) using cakephp and SWX but some have told me that thats not actually the best way to do it. any suggestions or helpful information?