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From Stephane Beladaci <adobeflexengin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Flex support (was Apache Flex Examples)
Date Sat, 04 Jan 2014 07:09:25 GMT
Sorry my last email and the horribly broken English, I was on Caltrain
writing wit my phone and swap gesture lol. This is the contract I usually
ask my client to get, and there is no Flex anymore, only Flash Builder and
AIR. There used to be Flex SDK included. That is probably what Disney
referred to, as they were using AIR with Flex, not straight AS3.

On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 10:59 PM, Stephane Beladaci <
adobeflexengineer@gmail.com> wrote:

> I was told Disney Interactive os dropping AIR because Adobe ruled support
> to community basis, I checked the enterprise support program on Adobe
> website and saw AIR but not Flex. I answered my contact bringing good
> attention on it but the conversation went cold. I assumed it meant Flex
> since I could not find it on the enterprise support program. If you email
> privately I will be happy to give you my contact name and email.
>  On Jan 3, 2014 6:45 PM, "Justin Mclean" <justin@classsoftware.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> > Which remind me of anothet concern I have: support. I should probably
>> send
>> > a separate email with a new title to create a new conversation, I will
>> > after searching previous conversation first. But just as an example,
>> Disney
>> > Interactive in Palo Alto recently told me that they abandon AIR because
>> > Flex support was now community based.
>> No idea why they would think that. Adobe still offer paid support for
>> Flex and AIR (as far as I'm aware) - and there are still companies that
>> offer commercial support for Flex and AIR.
>> And here's a short list of what community support have given Apache Flex:
>> - Released versions 4.8, 4.9, 4.10, 4.11 and 4.12 is likely to be in a
>> month or two.
>> - Wider Flash Player and AIR version support including support for  Linux
>> - New spark components
>> - New mobile dpi skins
>> - There's been over 1000 resolved JIRA issues since the donation to
>> Apache, including "old" bugs Adobe had marked they wouldn't fix or fix
>> later.
>> - Significant speed and memory GC improvements.
>> - Close to 20,000 installs of the SDK via the installer in the last 5
>> months.
>> - Work on JS version of the Flex SDK progressing nicely.
>> And probably lots I've missed out on in that list, but community support
>> is more a reason to use Apache Flex rather than not use it.
>> Thanks,
>> Justin

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