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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [Question] Develop Flex SDK in Eclipse / Flash Builder | contribute patches | fix issues, how?
Date Wed, 22 Aug 2012 22:29:10 GMT

On 8/22/12 2:05 PM, "Marcus Fritze" <marcus.fritze@googlemail.com> wrote:

> Hi list,
> I want to fix some issues in the Flex SDK (eg. NumericStepper and some other
> issues). But unfortunately the function which should be fixed is a private
> function. So I can't override this function to debug and fix the issue. So I
> think the best way to fix issues in the Flex SDK is to develop in a complete
> new project where the Flex SDK is located inside of my Eclipse.
The ActionScript portion of the Flex SDK, like NumericStepper, are often
developed via Flash Builder, not plain Eclipse.  There are Flash Builder
project files checked into SVN.

> To make it short, I have found the official README
> http://www.apache.org/dist/incubator/flex/4.8.0-incubating/README but there is
> nothing mentioned how to include the Flex SDK in Eclipse.
We should add that to our website, if it isn't there already.
> Do I have to include the SVN (svn co
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/flex/trunk flex) as a Java project
> in Eclipse?
No, I would use Flash Builder.
> How does it work? Sorry if this is are so newbie questions, but I have never
> developed the Flex SDK. I think I am an experienced Flex developer, but I
> always have used the SDK which was published by Adobe. And I have always filed
> the issued in the JIRA and was waiting that Adobe will fix this issues. But
> now I think it's our turn to fix all the bugs (or maybe not all, there are a
> lot of them, but most of the important ones ;-) ) in the Flex SDK.
> Btw, some news about the file attachments in the JIRA? Are the file
> attachments in the JIRA issues now working?
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-4380 (I know it's a lot of work,
> but in my opinion this is taking too long).
I just pinged them again.  There have been instability issues with JIRA so
they haven't had time to deal with this.

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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