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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [FLEX-JS] Streamlining the packaging
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:58:01 GMT
Chris, a small nitpick - please use the subject tag [FlexJS] instead of


On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 12:43 PM, Christofer Dutz <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de
> wrote:

> Yeah ... sorry for that ... I meant SWC containing the SWF, catalog and JS
> resources.
> This way we wouldn't have to switch any maven modules/artifacts for a JS
> build, but simply select FlexJS as compilerName in Flexmojos.
> I just commented on an Issue in Youtrack that was just updated by
> Jetbrains with a comment that IntelliJ doesn't support FlexJS or VF2JS ...
> so I guess it doesn't support it.
> Chris
> ________________________________________
> Von: Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com>
> Gesendet: Montag, 10. November 2014 21:30
> An: dev@flex.apache.org
> Betreff: Re: [FLEX-JS] Streamlining the packaging
> On 11/10/14, 12:23 AM, "Christofer Dutz" <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de>
> wrote:
> >Would it be possible to package the JS parts in the same units as SWFs?
> >
> >I was thinking of one of these scenarios:
> >
> >- For each FlexJS swc, a matching directory for JS exists
> >
> >- For each FlexJS swc a zip containing the JS part exists
> >
> >- A FlexJS module consists of a SWF which contains the JS part as static
> >resources (After all a SWC is a ZIP)
> I’m not sure what you mean by “module”.  Does Maven have modules?  Did you
> mean to write “SWF”?  A “SWF” is not a zip.
> >
> >
> >The last option would definitely make things in Flexmojos 1000 times
> >easier than the the others. My runner-up option would be the SWC + ZIP
> >solution. Last would be the directory (I would simply zip that up when
> >generating the Maven artifacts). It would be super-duper-awesome, if
> >FalconJX would be able to work with JavaScript jars/zips directly without
> >unpacking them, as this would be the cleanest solution.
> In another thread, someone liked the notion that a FlexJS SWC also
> contains the JS files individually (not in a ZIP) as well as the SWF and
> catalog.xml. Already we stick .css and some other files in there, and you
> can also add in asdoc.  We’d need to prove that it won’t mess up Flash
> Builder if we do that.  Is this what you meant as your “last option”?
> >
> >
> >I think these changes would need to be done anyway if tool vendors like
> >Jetbrains would start adding support for FlexJS natively as they would
> >have to deal with the same problems.
> I’ve been told Jetbrains already has implemented FlexJS support, although
> nobody has a complete answer of an eco-system of SWC from Apache as well
> as third-parties.
> -Alex

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