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From Harbs <harbs.li...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: FlexJS Applying a bead by default
Date Mon, 07 Aug 2017 21:14:25 GMT
Yeah. But we really should have a way to declare beads that are injected.

Since we are already using CSS files to declare beads of specific types, maybe we can abuse
CSS a bit more and allow declaring an array of beads there?

Either way, I think the code which delays layout of hidden elements blows up layout in subtle
ways. I’m reverting that for now. Sometime when I have the cycles maybe I’ll look at this
again.

> On Aug 8, 2017, at 12:08 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com.INVALID> wrote:
> 
> I hear you, but IMO, that's PAYG.  Otherwise we would keep adding little
> bits of "just-in-case" code and end up with the same problems as regular
> Flex.
> 
> UIBase knows to look for a model, view and controller.
> Container also looks for Layout.
> 
> We don't want just-in-case code looking for other things.  It would be
> great to find a way to use composition to inject another bead.  I suppose
> you could write a custom View that automatically adds the bead you want.
> Or you can replace the layout with layouts that know how to not layout
> when not visible or wrap layouts with code that does a visible check.
> IMO, this last bit is the actual implementation you should choose.
> 
> My 2 cents,
> -Alex
> 
> On 8/7/17, 2:01 PM, "Harbs" <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I actually just tried that, and it all blew up. I'll probably figure out
>> why soon...
>> 
>> It feels broken that I have to create my own Container just to get layout
>> to happen when it becomes visible.
>> 
>>> On Aug 7, 2017, at 11:55 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com.INVALID>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> IMO, you should create a different Container (probably a cheap subclass
>>> of
>>> Container) and apply the bead in the constructor or fetch it from CSS in
>>> addedtoParent().
>>> 
>>> -Alex
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 8/7/17, 1:12 PM, "Harbs" <harbs.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I would like to apply a bead (LayoutOnShow) to every Container in my
>>>> app.
>>>> I know I can subclass Container and add the bead using AS (or mxml),
>>>> but
>>>> I’d like to keep my mxml markup and just inject the bead. I think I
>>>> want
>>>> to use CSS to do that, but I cannot figure out how to specify a bead
>>>> which is not one of the accepted interfaces in CSS.
>>>> 
>>>> Is there something I’m missing? Ideas on how to accomplish this?
>>>> 
>>>> Harbs
>>> 
>> 
> 


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