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From Jeffry Houser <jef...@dot-com-it.com>
Subject Re: Flex performance
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2012 23:05:19 GMT

  No argument.

  I'd like to think I was clearly expressing personal preference, not 
dictating other people's actions.

On 1/4/2012 5:44 PM, Jonathan Campos wrote:
> Just to be fair. If they want to make another set of Components that 
> is completely their choice. Sorry Jeff for responding with this to 
> your post, just see lots of people talking about what should and 
> should not be done. We all have to remember that some  people's 
> passions may be in a different direction then what we believe and that 
> is perfectly okay.
>
> I can't say that everyone's passion will be accepted into the trunk, 
> but you are more than happy to work on it.
>
> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 4:37 PM, Jeffry Houser <jeffry@dot-com-it.com 
> <mailto:jeffry@dot-com-it.com>> wrote:
>
>
>      Has open Laszlo stayed up to date?  I hadn't heard of it in many
>     years.
>
>      I--personally--would  rather see efforts put towards optimizing
>     existing Flex Components or the component framework; not on
>     creating a 3rd component framework within Flex.
>
>
>     On 1/4/2012 5:10 PM, Raju Bitter wrote:
>
>         It would make sense to build a light-weight component set for
>         Flex,
>         which could be used for rendering Flex apps in HTML5 later on. The
>         approach could be based on the UI/component implementation
>         OpenLaszlo
>         has (which provides cross-compilation features for
>         ActionScript and
>         JavaScript, check this demo):
>         http://vimeo.com/32853986
>         HTML5 version
>         http://www.openlaszlo.org/lps_demos/demos/lzpix/app.lzx?lzr=dhtml
>         SWF version
>         http://www.openlaszlo.org/lps_demos/demos/lzpix/app.lzx?lzr=swf10
>
>         2012/1/4 Fr├ęderic Cox<frederic@exuvis.com
>         <mailto:frederic@exuvis.com>>:
>
>             And it's not only on mobile, on desktop (mostly Mac's)
>             this is a problem
>             also. I'm talking about big enterprise applications and
>             websites here
>             (like a CMS with graphical skin applied, nothing really in
>             standard Flex
>             skin)
>
>             On 04/01/12 22:49, "Arthur
>             Lockman"<arthurlockman@ajobi.net
>             <mailto:arthurlockman@ajobi.net>>  wrote:
>
>                 +1 on this. Performance definitely needs to be
>                 addressed on Flex. I've
>                 noticed that on newer devices, it works fine. But on
>                 the slightly older
>                 ones, performance is a huge issue. Hopefully we can
>                 get in there and
>                 clean it up so it performs better.
>
>
>                 --
>                 Arthur Lockman | Senior Developer @ Vivace
>                 vi.vace.me <http://vi.vace.me>
>                 Twitter: @arthurlockman
>                 a.rthr.me <http://a.rthr.me>
>
>
>                 On Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 4:28 PM, Fr├ęderic Cox
>                 wrote:
>
>                     I've worked on Flex applications for the past 4-5
>                     years and see a lot
>                     of developers picking it up since it is easy to
>                     create rich
>                     applications. However performance is often an issue.
>
>                     I mostly see it when using a lot of styles (or one
>                     large CSS file) and
>                     skinned components (It is even worse with Flex 4
>                     then it was with Flex
>                     3). When a Flex application gets really large the
>                     UI is blocked because
>                     there is too much actionscript code needed to get
>                     things running. (with
>                     this I mean the processing time is acceptable but
>                     UI is blocked so the
>                     perception is that things are slow)
>
>                     Therefore I'd like to vote on improving the
>                     performance of the Flex
>                     framework where possible so new and existing
>                     applications can benefit.
>                     Flex 4 with spark is great but comes with some
>                     performance drawbacks, I
>                     hope we can improve on this significantly.
>
>                     I'm speaking on behalf of the experience and
>                     perception in the company
>                     I work for, I'm curious to see if this is also a
>                     problem for the rest of
>                     you.
>
>                     I'm not the expert here but I'd like to get
>                     involved and learn so I can
>                     eventually help to fix issues but I believe
>                     UIComponent had some
>                     overhead and this together with the StyleManager
>                     can cause performance
>                     drawbacks in large applications
>
>
>
>
>
>     -- 
>     Jeffry Houser
>     Technical Entrepreneur
>     203-379-0773 <tel:203-379-0773>
>     --
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>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Jonathan Campos
> Dallas Flex User Group Manager
> http://www.d-flex.org/
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-- 
Jeffry Houser
Technical Entrepreneur
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--
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UI Flex Components: Tested! Supported! Ready!
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