As mentioned I have had to setup a new Railo VPS and move all my older demos across. I decided to go with Bleeding edge so I get full script access. I was moving across one of my earlier Railo -> Flex demos and decided to change the code to use script only and here are the results. You can try run this by clicking the "Get" button.
It feels nice to use full script and at the moment at work we are working to ColdFusion 9 so I'm looking forward to more full script based components.
View source is enabled on the Flex widget.
Here is how to enable "Magic Functions" in Railo
On CF9 you need to ensure this is set for the same results with Flex In the services-config.xml file :