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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [FlexJS] Presenting at the HTML5 Dev Conference
Date Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:08:19 GMT


On 9/11/14 11:56 AM, "OmPrakash Muppirala" <bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:
>>-The slides are heavily oriented towards existing Flex users.  I wouldn't
>> expect there to be that many at the conference,
>
>
>I am guessing that there would be a substantial number of folks who have
>worked or currently working on Flex applications.
OK, I could certainly be wrong about the demographics.

>
>
>> so I hope you can
>> emphasize how we think the MXML + AS should provide better developer
>> productivity for new apps.
>>
>
>How about adding these points:
>1.  Advantages of using ActionScript3 to build your applications
>
>   - Full fledged object oriented inheritance model (not just prototype
>   based)
>   - Statically type code, dynamic optional.  So best of both worlds.
>   - Packages, classes, interfaces
>   - Use standard design patterns easily
>   - Easy to maintain
>   - Friendly for projects with medium to large teams
>
>2.  Use MXML to efficiently build your interface
>
>   - Like HTML, MXML is XML markup language
>   - Declaratively lay out your interface (components, skins, layout,
>   effects, etc.)
>   - Declaratively define nonvisual aspects of the application (data
>   binding, webservices, etc.)
>   - Unlike HTML, you can extend MXML with custom components that you
>   reference as MXML tags
>
>Anything else you would like to add?
Looks great!

>BTW, where can I get the latest copy of your presentation slides?
I think this is it:
http://people.apache.org/~aharui/360Flex/FlexJS%20360%7cFlex%202014.pptx

-Alex


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