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From Joan Llenas Masó <joan.llenas.m...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Webinar: Moving from Adobe Flex to HTML5 and Sencha
Date Fri, 27 Jan 2012 11:23:19 GMT
Hi Ted, thanks for the clarification.
You know that the Flex community has suffered a lot in the last months and
the ones who make a living of it are very sensitive to unsubstantiated
Looking forward to attend to this webminar and see how the transition is


Joan Llenas Masó
@joangarnet (es)
@joanllenas (en)

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 05:38, Ted Patrick <ted.patrick@extjs.com> wrote:

> Hello Apache Flex. My name is Ted Patrick, I run developer relations
> at Sencha and formerly worked at Adobe on Flex as an evangelist and
> have used Flash since it was FutureSplash and Flex since 1.5.
> I thought I might clarify some things...
> We launched a marketing campaign to talk to Flex developers about
> exploring Sencha frameworks for HTML5 application development. Prior
> to my joining Sencha, a document was created to compare Flex vs ExtJS.
> The document was written 6 months ago and contains inaccuracies in
> time and author perspective. Yesterday Jeffrey pointed out the PDF to
> me on twitter and highlighted some inaccuracies. Rather than have an
> inaccurate document create confusion, defensiveness, and conspiracy
> theories, I had the document removed. I am rewriting the document from
> scratch to be launched during the webinar.
> I have a deep respect for Flex, it is great technology. Flex brought
> me great personal success and I am a better software developer for
> knowing and evolving with it. (End of sentence)
> Within the upcoming webinar (
> http://pages.sencha.com/flex-to-sencha-webinar.html?ls=sencha_twitter&ss=Flex2SenchaWebinar
> ) and throughout our campaign you will not hear me (or anyone else at
> Sencha) say one negative thing about Flex. We will be focused on
> exposing Sencha's frameworks to Flex developers looking to embrace
> HTML5 for applications. Simple as that.
> If you have any questions or complains, please reach out to me
> directly at ted.patrick@sencha.com.
> My only ask is... Please stay laser focused on making Apache Flex kick ass.
> Regards,
> Ted Patrick
> Developer Relations
> Sencha

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