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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Compatibility - Adobe Flash Builder
Date Thu, 15 Aug 2013 03:19:34 GMT
In case this was not pointed out earlier, Flash Builder 4.7 is a free
upgrade from FB 4.6.  You are going to lose Design View in any case, so you
might as well upgrade to FB 4.7 if you are planning to switch to Apache
Flex.

Thanks,
Om


On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 5:03 PM, Jeffry Houser <jeffry@dot-com-it.com>wrote:

> 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
>>
>>
>
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>

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