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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: FlexJS - roadmap to 1.0 release with code bounties and conversion analyzer
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:50:11 GMT


On 4/1/16, 12:52 AM, "Justin M. Hill" <Justin@Prominic.NET> wrote:

>
>
>Hi Alex,
>
>Would it be possible to start making more extensive use of JIRA on FlexJS?

Yes.

>
>I reviewed your PowerPoint presentation draft for the FlexJS meeting on
>Monday.
>
>Slides 30 through and 36 detail "how much can you reuse" and has
>information on scanning for "imports flash.*" and "embed".
>
>I think we should write an analyzer to help estimate code conversion for
>existing Flash / Flex Builder projects and add that to Moonshine IDE.  We
>could then present an estimate of the amount of code that will "just work"
>on a FlexJS build from the project.
>

Sounds very cool.  IMO, anything you do to assist with migration is a
competitive advantage for Moonshine.

>
>If you can correlate the skill set necessary to tackle each of the major
>issues, I think FlexJS is at a point where we could start to recruit
>individuals or companies to assist with the remaining issues to reach 1.0
>level so their Flex apps will be ported to JavaScript/HTML.
>
>Surely there are enough corporations out there with an investment in Flex
>application modernization needs that financially it would make sense to
>sponsor a portion of the remaining development work on FlexJS 1.0 so that
>their application port to no longer be dependent upon the Flash player
>will
>be accelerated.

I think there are, but finding and recruiting those people and their money
is not one of my skill sets.  If you can rally more folks, that would be
awesome.

-Alex

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