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From Jonathan Campos <jonbcam...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Starling + Flex
Date Sun, 21 Oct 2012 14:23:41 GMT
After discussing with Thibault and spending time working on this I've
determined that a fairly massive rewrite would be required. Shortly after
they released http://feathersui.com/ and I will say that it is a nice bit
of work. I would look at that.

On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 8:40 AM, sébastien Paturel

> Hi jonathan,
> What is the state of this very promising project?
> Le 14/06/2012 18:46, Jonathan Campos a écrit :
>  Recently I've been getting aquatinted with Starling to see if it could
>> work
>> with Flex. After a few days of playing I think that it is possible but I
>> do
>> see the issues now and there is plenty of work that is necessary to make
>> it
>> happen.
>> To get things going I basically cut down the UIComponent (to the parts
>> that
>> I cared about), made a copy of the entire Flex framework (as many
>> interfaces rely on DisplayObject, etc), replaced them with Starling
>> classes, rebuilt some of the Spark primitives, and "adjusted" some of the
>> starling classes to fit some of the Flash interfaces.
>> At this point I'm definitely going to wait to get the 4.8 release out
>> before giving this more time but I think it is possible. I'm sure other
>> developers are already aware of it but if we could make some new
>> interfaces
>> such as an IDisplayObject it would be much easier switching out
>> DisplayObject for a Starling DisplayObject.
>> Just thinking out loud at this point.

Jonathan Campos

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