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From Jeffry Houser <jef...@dot-com-it.com>
Subject Re: Compatibility - Adobe Flash Builder
Date Thu, 15 Aug 2013 00:03:38 GMT
On 8/14/2013 6:36 PM, Alex Harui wrote:
> On 8/14/13 2:45 PM, "Justin Mclean" <justin@classsoftware.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>> I still think we have to be careful about this statement.  With FB 4.6
>>> there is an HTML wrapper issue that can bite someone.
>> But for day to day development work there no issue there.
> Maybe not for you, but at least one person has already tripped over this.
> And since another failure case can happen after deployment, I think folks
> should be aware that FB 4.6 has more issues than FB 4.7.
>> I  can't recall a single web project I've worked on that didn't use a
>> custom HTML wrapper.
> That's great, but folks still have to be careful in how they customize the
> HTML wrapper.
> FlashBuilder 4.6 is looking to copy playerProductInstall.swf from the
> SDK's templates folder into your output folder.  Apache Flex switched to
> SWFObject's expressInstall.swf for licensing reasons.  The default .html
> file for Apache Flex will reference expressInstall.swf.  FlashBuilder 4.6
> will not copy that file.  IIRC, as long as you have the right FP
> installed, the wrapper will work fine, but if an upgrade is needed, I
> think it won't work.
> And if you use old HTML wrappers that reference playerProductInstall.swf
> to wrap Apache Flex SWFs you will also find that swf missing if an upgrade
> is needed.
> -Alex

Jeffry Houser
Technical Entrepreneur

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