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From Lee Burrows <subscripti...@leeburrows.com>
Subject Re: Ahhh Adobe...
Date Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:01:38 GMT
We're about half way through adobes promise to support flash player and 
air for 5 years - so abandonment shouldnt be a problem for a while yet 
(fingers crossed).

On 27/03/2014 18:24, Steve Lewis wrote:
> Unless I'm missing something here or this is all "read between the lines"
> chatter, where does Adobe indicate/imply they will not continue to support
> AIR?  We all knew PhoneGap was going to be part of their future in some
> capacity. I don't think it necessarily means they are going to abandon AIR.
> Steve
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alain Ekambi [mailto:jazzmatadazz@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2014 1:45 PM
> To: users@flex.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Ahhh Adobe...
> @Cadu
> There is this illusion that HTML/CSS/JS is "easy" to do.
> But as requirements change, the codebase grows and the team becomes bigger
> then you start seeing the pain of pure JS development.
> I m mainting a 5 years old web application.
> I wish HTML/CSS/JS was easy to do.
> Things like "I want to find where this method is getting called" becomes
> almost impossible to do.
> I mean there is a reason why  the best companies when it comes to web based
> development (Google, Microsoft,etc,,) are cross compiling to JS (GWT, DART,
> TypeScript, Sharkpit) or have some tools of top of it(Closure Compiler)
> The problem is that at most company people making decisions have never wrote
> a single line of code.
> Atleast Adobe should have supported both platforms and give people the
> choice.
> They have the money for that.
> Back in the days  I  was so exited to follow Adobe Evangelists(Blog,
> Twitter, etc) Always something to learn.
> You could feel  the excitement about what they do.
> Today they post picutures of Cooking, Football , stuff like that.
> Dont get me wrong.
> It s their free time.
> They can do whatever they want.
> But it s sad.

Lee Burrows

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