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From "Peter Ginneberge" <p.ginnebe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: future of flash (yes, that old chestnut again)
Date Thu, 16 May 2013 11:12:44 GMT
I once was in love with everything Macromedia, including JRUN and ColdFusion.
When Adobe took over, it broke my heart. I've never been in love with Adobe, never have, never
will.

regards,
Peter 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alain Ekambi" <jazzmatadazz@gmail.com>
To: <users@flex.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2013 1:24 AM
Subject: Re: future of flash (yes, that old chestnut again)


> Going to add my 2cents to this.
> I m one the guy behind Emitrom.
> I created a Java API for the Flash platform called Flash4j(
> http://emitrom.com/flex4j).
> Which allows Java Devs to write Flash apps in Java.
> 
> Despite all the "Flash is dead" talk our experience has been the totally
> opposite. Flash4j is by faar the most successfull products we have. We
> havent seen any drop in demand. Actually the demand is soo high that we are
> looking to add people.
> 
> Flash still does certain things better and efficiently than JavaScript (for
> example clientside file generation) and this wont change anytime soon.
> 
> And off course certain things can be done with pure JS that was only
> available to Flash. The question is how long does it take to get the same
> result.
> 
> The problem we always had with Flash/Flex applications is that for
> something that runs in the browser the interoperability with JavaScript is
> pretty poor (ActionScript beeing the other problem but that s another
> story).
> 
> To us it s not a Flash vs HTML5 talk. But how to leverage BOTH to create an
> unique experience for our customers.
> 
> One of the things we are currently working on for example is how to
> seamlessly integrate the Google Maps JS API  in a Flex app.
> 
> This post actually summarizes the situation pretty good
> 
> http://thonbo.wordpress.com/2013/05/13/where-is-adobe-going-with-flash-after-max-conclusions/
> 
> Cheers
> 



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