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From Chris Martin <windo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Visual Studio support
Date Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:16:54 GMT
Mark,

Do you use amethyst design editor at all?  I tried this back in Amethyst
version 1 and it didn't fair too well.  I noted on their site that they are
version 2 how which is great.  Any experience using the design editor?

Thanks,

Chris


On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 6:13 PM, Mark Kessler
<kesslerconsulting@gmail.com>wrote:

> BTW give FlashDevelop[1] a try if you want AS, AS2, MXML, Flex SDK, Air
> SDK, Haxe support .  It's open source (always good to support).
>
> Quote from their main page...
> ----------------------------------------
> FlashDevelop offers first class support for ActionScript (2 & 3) and Haxe
> development. Great completion & code generation, projects compilation &
> debugging, plenty of project templates, SWF/SWC exploration etc.
> FlashDevelop is also a great web developer IDE with source-control support
> (svn, git, mercurial), tasks/todo, snippets, XML/HTML completion and
> zen-coding for HTML.
> ----------------------------------------
>
>
> [1] http://www.flashdevelop.org/
>
> -Mark
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 9:05 PM, Mark Kessler
> <kesslerconsulting@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> > Well if you have the regular version of Visual studio's you can use
> > plugins like Amethyst [1],  Tofino [2], or Code Drive [3].  Although I
> > believe Tofino stopped developement at Flex SDK 4.5. You can do things
> like
> > roll your own plugin for it and get it to work for express editions...
>  But
> > don't host your custom plugins anywhere permanent.  It's against
> > Microsoft's license for the express editions and they will send you
> > reminders.
> >
> > There are extensions like TWaver [4] for some additional graphics /
> > integration.
> >
> >
> > I use VS web because of the C# .net, HTML, JS, CSS, XML, and SQL work I
> do
> > on my servers.  Those are all supported well with the intellisense(code
> > completion)... and the SQL even has some direct integration to a
> > development SQL server.
> >
> > Even without the plugins you can just add the file extension and assign
> > the editor type.  This will add full formatting / color support, it just
> > will not have intellisense.  Not perfect, but it keeps me from loading up
> > several IDE's at once.
> >
> >
> >
> > [1] http://www.sapphiresteel.com/Download-Amethyst-Adobe-Flex-IDE
> > [2] http://www.ensemble.com/products/tofino.shtml
> > [3] http://www.codedrive.com/
> > [4] http://www.servasoftware.com/product/twaver-flex
> >
> >
> > -Mark
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 8:17 PM, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Mark,
> >>
> >> Notice you use Visual Studio, is there anything you can share about how
> >> to set up Flex SDK with it? Are there any manual steps you need to do in
> >> order to get the SDK working with that IDE?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Justin
> >
> >
> >
>

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