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From Michael Schmalle <apa...@teotigraphix.com>
Subject RE: Cross-compiling Flex to HTML5/Javascript (Was : Update on Falcon donation)
Date Thu, 30 Aug 2012 10:16:42 GMT
When I wrote this I was thinking the OP was talking about a Canvas IE  
widget container, not a graphics container. Alex had mentioned it  
would be a lot more work with accessibility etc, I agree.

I was just speaking about containing it, no ties to the outside world  
in the beginning.


Quoting apache@teotigraphix.com:

> This is definitely how something would start, you would in essence  
> create a "player" where you could eliminate as many variables as  
> possible from the HTML/browser world.
> Like I said, using ActionScript/Flex interface to output sometype of  
> native is what I'm really interested.
> Just thinking but really cross compiling done well is just  
> templating on a high level. I have written my share of these and  
> actually wrote an asdoc clone in java using the jasblocks parser/dom.
> I'll tell you one thing, once you lay down the initial base, start  
> creating your templates, in this case AST -> HTMLBuilder class that  
> then owns a template file, interesting ideas popup and new ways of  
> seeing the transformations happen.
> Mike
> Quoting "ysmash2@yahoo.com" <ysmash2@yahoo.com>:
>> My perhaps naive vision of what FalconJS would do (at least in the first
>> version), was that it would grab some kind of HTML5 canvas element; and do
>> everything in that rectangle: all drawing and event handling would occur in
>> that element. It's a 'simple' way to put a foot in the door of the HTML5
>> world. Well, I know that almost nothing is really simple. But it may be the
>> simplest way. Sorry if you guys had all that figured out already, I'm a
>> newbie here. ;o)
>> Anyway, I wonder how realistic this approach is.
>> Yvon Sauvageau

Michael Schmalle - Teoti Graphix, LLC

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