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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [FlexJS] Cordova. ASDoc (continuing from [FlexMojo] build)
Date Wed, 13 May 2015 15:01:07 GMT

On 5/13/15, 6:59 AM, "Michael Schmalle" <teotigraphixllc@gmail.com> wrote:

>When I said Windows I meant Windows 7. I use it for rapid prototyping.
>Imagine having an audio DSP core written in C++, I can call C apis from
>AIR windows native extensions that I wrapped with C, then I can call those
>same C apis in Android using Java JNI.
>So I use Windows for rapid prototyping and testing of the Android mobile
>app that using the audio DSP core.
>My question since I am ignorant and really trying to find a real excuse to
>put some time into FlexJS, do you think it's possible somehow to do the
>same thing I am doing with testing the AIR app with say FlexJS(SWF) UI
>calling that surface API for the audio, then have the same API using
>Cordova for Android, plugging into it's Android plugin system, which the
>calls the native layer.
>This is what I am trying to figure out.

So far, from the little I’ve read about Cordova, it makes me think this is
possible and it would be awesome if you could explore it.

>If I could get this to work, then I would have a complete use case where I
>can use FlexJS to create the UI that is eventually translated to HTML/CSS
>for the Android cordova side.

Exactly.  And the upside is that your app could eventually work in a lot
more places than AIR currently does if you were to write similar platform
extensions for Windows Phone, etc.


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