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From Alain Ekambi <jazzmatad...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Future of Flex technology
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:50:46 GMT
At Emitrom we have several HTML5 based solutiions but Flash4j is still  by
faar the most profitable one.
So for us the future still looks bright for Flash/Flex and we dont see that
changing anytime soon.

Like @Hans J Nuecke said

Use the best tool for the Job




2013/2/28 stephen at stephenjc <stephen@stephenjc.com>

> I cannot wrap my head around the js/dom model. That's why we use flex for
> our cross platform development. It just works.
> On Feb 28, 2013 9:22 AM, "Oliver Wiemer" <o.wiemer@audiovisuellemedien.de>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > we all love Flex.
> > The best code language ever.
> > All i can code in flex, i do that.
> > And for enterprise application thats always the best.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Am 28.02.13 15:15 schrieb "Scott Matheson" unter
> > <smatheson@intralinks.com>:
> >
> > >Hi
> > >  I am only a user of flex, I have spent 3 years of my time building a
> app
> > >for a charity, and we have 5-10 year life in the product, what I know,
> > >flex works, it is simple, it works, the good chaps on this list are
> > >investing a lot of there time to give flex a future, yes HTML/CSS/JS is
> > >the elephant in the room, if / when we have quality cross-compiling we
> > >will look back and think adobe giving flex to Apache was the best move
> > >ever
> > >
> > >We just need to give this project time
> > >
> > >Anyway that¹s my 2cents
> > >
> > >Scott
> > >
> > >
> > >On 2/28/13 8:52 AM, "Harbs" <gavharbs@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >>Huh?
> > >>
> > >>You can compile MXML to AIR today. Who said anything about not
> supporting
> > >>that?
> > >>
> > >>If you are talking about the Falcon Compiler (which is not required for
> > >>compiling to AIR), the work for MXML compilation is currently being
> > >>finished by Gordon Smith. That's near-term support. The HTML /JS
> support
> > >>is a longer term goal. I've never seen any indication to cause your
> > >>concerns.
> > >>
> > >>Harbs
> > >>
> > >>On Feb 28, 2013, at 10:05 AM, Terry Corbet wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Why is it that you fail to see that each time you advertize your rush
> > >>>to cross-compiling MXML to HTML/CSS/Javascript and never provide
> status
> > >>>concerning the compilation of MXML to run in the AIR environment you
> are
> > >>>causing the very anxiety that we all deal with?  You know that your
> > >>>employer is going to stop shipping the old compiler in favor of the
> new
> > >>>compiler. You know that the Gaming Guru will not let any resource be
> > >>>devoted to having the new compiler successfully compile Flex, i.e.
> Spark
> > >>>Components.  So, exactly where are we supposed to feel confident that
> > >>>the Apache Flex project will let us maintain 'parity' [your favoirite
> > >>>word] in regards to compiling our AIR MXML applications with the new
> > >>>compiler?  I have every reason to believe that you will achieve your
> > >>>objective, which is to have the Falcon work let you cross-compile to
> the
> > >>>environment that you believe has future possibilities, and, as long
as
> > >>>one person is on loan one day per week, to get MXML compilation
> working,
> > >>>not much reason whatsoever to believe that on-going developoment of
> AIR
> > >>>applictions has a future.
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com>
> > >>> To: <users@flex.apache.org>; <flex-users@incubator.apache.org>
> > >>> Sent: February 27, 2013 10:05 PM
> > >>> Subject: Re: Future of Flex technology
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>> On 2/27/13 9:48 PM, "Devesh Mishra" <Devesh.Mishra@mastek.com>
> wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>>> Hi,
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Is there any future of Flex technology, as we can see that there
are
> > >>>>no big
> > >>>> improvements are coming in Flex. According to today's scenario,
Flex
> > >>>>is only
> > >>>> for desktop application and we are entering into mobile technology.
> So
> > >>>>it's a
> > >>>> bit difficult to understand the future existence of Flex.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> If we talk from market point of view, everyone is moving towards
> > >>>> HTML5/Android/Ios, after Adobe declaration for no support in
> > >>>>Flash/Flex.
> > >>> Adobe did not say "no support".  Adobe is still supporting Flash, and
> > >>>you
> > >>> can still purchase Flex support contracts from Adobe.  Adobe donated
> > >>>Flex to
> > >>> Apache so it can continue to be developed in the open.  Adobe
> continues
> > >>>to
> > >>> make releases of Flash.
> > >>>
> > >>> Still, lots of people are moving to HTML5/Android/IOS, and so is
> Apache
> > >>> Flex.  If you monitor the dev@flex.apache.org mailing list you will
> > see
> > >>>that
> > >>> we are hard at work on trying to cross-compile MXML and ActionScript
> to
> > >>> HTML/JS/CSS which can then be run through PhoneGap/Cordova to create
> > >>>mobile
> > >>> apps.  It is still in its infancy and we have lots of work ahead, but
> > >>>we are
> > >>> making progress.
> > >>>
> > >>> See [1] for more on one approach we are taking.
> > >>>
> > >>> [1]
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLEX/Alex%27s+FlexJS+Prototy
> > >>>p
> > >>>e
> > >>>
> > >>> --
> > >>> Alex Harui
> > >>> Flex SDK Team
> > >>> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> > >>> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
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