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From Alain Ekambi <jazzmatad...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Future of Flex technology
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:10:02 GMT
Absolutely not.
I love Flex and invested a lot in it.

We run numbers every year.
Flex is just not there compared to other Frameworks (PhoneGap, Titanium,
etc ) when it comes to mobile

That s the reality


2013/2/28 <Mike_L_McConnell@lamd.uscourts.gov>

> Wow...Irrelevant?  That's an absurd statement.  I think you're just flame
> baiting....
> MLM
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> From:   Alain Ekambi <jazzmatadazz@gmail.com>
> To:     users@flex.apache.org,
> Date:   02/28/2013 09:05 AM
> Subject:        Re: Future of Flex technology
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>
> Now lets keep it real.
> Flex  is irrelevant on mobile.
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> 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+Proto
> > > ty
> > > >>>p
> > > >>>e
> > > >>>
> > > >>> --
> > > >>> Alex Harui
> > > >>> Flex SDK Team
> > > >>> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> > > >>> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
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