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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: facebook api
Date Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:15:54 GMT
That page says that Grant Skinner and friends are working on it.  Grant is
not an Adobe employee and last I heard, is alive and well, so this library
appears to be outside the influence of Adobe (although I suppose that Adobe
could be providing monetary incentives to Grant or others to work on it).


On 1/25/13 5:56 AM, "Harbs" <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:

> Since that seems like it's targetting games, I'd imagine that Adobe is serious
> about maintaining it. It does not seem tied to Flex specifically. It's a Flash
> library.
> 
> Harbs
> On Jan 25, 2013, at 2:57 PM, David Coleman wrote:
> 
>> Hello,
>> 
>> Our company makes facebook games.  We are considering releasing an AIR
>> version of one of our games.  We have considered using this library [1].  The
>> writeup says that it is "fully supported by Facebook and Adobe".  This begs
>> me to ask the logical question... Is it (or could it be) supported by Apache
>> Flex?  Social gaming is a very visible arena, and I would love to be one of
>> the first to be able to announce that we have a multimillion user Facebook
>> game fully based on Apache Flex.  I have already started testing to see if
>> there are any benefits to upgrade our codebase to 4.9.0, and I'm curious what
>> the community's opinion would be on our ability to use this library in a
>> possible AIR app, in conjunction with 4.9.0.
>> 
>> Is this library going to stay with Adobe and cease progress at 4.6, or, will
>> it continue to be supported by the Apache Flex community?
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Dave
>> 
>> [1] http://code.google.com/p/facebook-actionscript-api/
>> 
>>  
> 

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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