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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Flex Mobile components in desktop/browser applications
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2012 17:19:15 GMT

On 11/21/12 6:30 AM, "Carlos Rovira" <carlos.rovira@codeoscopic.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'd like to ask the motivation behind mobile components (like
> ViewNavigator, CallOut,...) be only for mobile.
> For example, a ViewNavigator is a great component for wizard
> implementations having lot of sense in browser/desktop apps. The builtin
> transitions and push/pop functionality is really cool!.
> So what do you think about extend the use of mobile components to
> browser/desktop apps.
> Right now it could be done with some tricks like the ones described here:
> http://www.riagora.com/2011/08/flex-mobile-in-the-browser/
> In my test I need mobilecomponents.swc and mobile.swc in the project to get
> it work, but a tight implementation should avoid that separation and bring
> at least new MXML skins for desktop/browser applications while maintain
> current mobile skins for mobile targets. So we could make some changes in
> this direction in order to get a more natural use.
> What do you think about it?
Justin already moved BusyIndicator from mobile to spark.swc.  You are
welcome to move others as long as they don't require touch APIs or other
mobile infrastructure.

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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