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From Martin Heidegger ...@leichtgewicht.at>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Printing from Flex
Date Sun, 05 Feb 2012 01:57:00 GMT
Using a backend is not an available option in a AIR application or a 
Projector (yes, there are still use-cases where Air can not be 
involved). Aside that: I think this is a sad statement. The Flash 
Players internal printing API is powerful enough in theory for good 
printing - printing works in computers for ages now. Going the way of 
pdf generation is always resulting in a usability drawback compared to 
direct printing.

However: I don't see why flex should restrict itself to client only. 
While we do not need to provide server components (written in language 
X) we can define a server protocol for creating pdfs. Workarounds for 
air applications in form of NativeExtensions might be worth a thought too.


On 05/02/2012 07:17, Carlos Rovira wrote:
> Normaly people use to solve in The backend layer.

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