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From Frédéric THOMAS <webdoubl...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: UI Designer ("Design View" replacement)
Date Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:35:30 GMT
@Nick, exactly the same for me.

@Eric, you can check
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=30749573 to
find what exists today as a "replacement".

-Fred

-----Message d'origine-----
De : Nicholas Kwiatkowski [mailto:nicholas@spoon.as] 
Envoyé : mercredi 4 septembre 2013 16:29
À : dev@flex.apache.org
Objet : Re: UI Designer ("Design View" replacement)

That's a bit harsh.  I used design view all the time to do basic layout
before I did any coding.  You could quickly prototype your app and get
things laid out correctly before you hooked it up and "broke design view."
 Nothing frustrated me more than having to recompile my app every time I
have to make a pixel adjustment,,, Getting it right first was key.

-Nick


On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 10:30 PM, Nick Collins <ndcollins@gmail.com> wrote:

> I would respectfully disagree. Every Flex engineer worth their salt 
> that I have ever worked with dumped the design view after about week 3 
> of learning Flex.
>
> Typically after that point when you start integrating your code with 
> real live data sources that are driving your UI the design view 
> rapidly becomes worthless. You start drawing your UI dynamically based 
> on the data that is provided, learn that the demos they do with data 
> binding will never be used in the real world because of the 
> performance hits you get by just putting a [Bindable] on everything 
> without custom events tied to them, etc. and the design view would just
fall apart with those real world scenarios.
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 8:58 PM, Eric <eh.fxdev@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I wasn't able to find anything recent about a UI design tool for 
> > Apache Flex.  There seemed to be some discussion of this awhile 
> > back, but how
> far
> > did it get?  Are there any links to a project or source?  Sorry if 
> > this
> has
> > been brought up 100 times already.  I think a tool like this will be 
> > crucial (in "the enterprise space") to help power the widespread 
> > adoption that Falcon will hopefully bring.
> >
>

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