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From Alain Ekambi <jazzmatad...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Future of Flex technology
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:12:59 GMT
Well there  are def companies using Flex on mobile.
But overall it s not even 5%


2013/2/28 Haissam Abdul Malak <habdulmalak@ccc.com.lb>

> Not in my experience!
> We have a successful mobile application built in FLEX and by the way I
> work in a very huge international company.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alain Ekambi [mailto:jazzmatadazz@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2013 5:05 PM
> To: users@flex.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Future of Flex technology
>
> Now lets keep it real.
> Flex  is irrelevant on mobile.
>
>
> 2013/2/28 Haissam Abdul Malak <habdulmalak@ccc.com.lb>
>
> > Enterprise apps are great with Flex.
> > Mobile Apps specially almost one code based for all major platforms is
> > excellent.
> > That's why we love flex.
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: stephen at stephenjc [mailto:stephen@stephenjc.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2013 4:40 PM
> > To: users@flex.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Future of Flex technology
> >
> > 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+Pro
> > > to
> > > ty
> > > >>>p
> > > >>>e
> > > >>>
> > > >>> --
> > > >>> Alex Harui
> > > >>> Flex SDK Team
> > > >>> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> > > >>> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
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