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From Justin Ransom Dallas <justindal...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: IDE upgrade options
Date Tue, 29 Apr 2014 02:03:14 GMT
I've been using IntelliJ for Flex development and I am more than satisfied.
  The biggest draw of FB was the design view and then later the testing
ease.   I don't think it brings enough to the table to warrant dealing with
the licensing mayhem

On Monday, April 28, 2014, Saul Diaz <cripito.sd@gmail.com> wrote:

> I Really wanna know why adobe don’t  upgrade 4.7 anymore
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeffry Houser [mailto:jeffry@dot-com-it.com <javascript:;>]
> Sent: Monday, April 28, 2014 7:22 PM
> To: users@flex.apache.org <javascript:;>
> Subject: Re: IDE upgrade options
>
>
> On 4/28/2014 8:52 PM, Adam Malejko wrote:
> > Long time Flex developer and lurker; never posted - never needed to.
> >
> > I finally got the go-ahead to upgrade to Flash Builder 4.7 premium a
> > little while ago, along with upgrading to the latest Apache Flex SDK.
> > Little did I know that the Flash Builder upgrade was not technically
> > possible. I have v3 and v4.5 premium keys (yet use v4.6), but no v4
> > premium or v4.5 standard key which would technically work to upgrade
> from.
> >
> > So after chatting and talking to Adobe representatives, I believe it's
> > time to look at my options.
> >
> > 1) Does anyone know how I can possibly upgrade to v4.7 without having
> > to buy the full $699 v4.7 license? $49 to upgrade from v4 sounds
> > great! Even
> > $499 isn't terrible, but after sticking with them for this long I am
> > being forced to buy the full version for $699? Really? In the buying
> > guide [1], you see that "n/a" in there? That's me. SOL.
>
>
>   Flash Builder 4.7 used to be a complimentary upgrade from 4.5/4.6 (
> http://www.adobe.com/store/en_us/popup/offer/flashbuilder47_upgade.html
> ) but it looks like they discontinued that.  How odd.
>
>   I bet that is the reason you can't upgrade from 4.5 premium to 4.7
> premium on their web site.  They discontinued one thing w/o adding an
> option.
>
>
> > 2) I've used Flash Builder for many years now and haven't really
> > looked at the other options until recently. How do IntelliJ IDEA, FDT
> > and Flashdevelop compare from a developers perspective? I'm only
> > starting to write mobile apps which triggered the update from the Adobe
> SDK.
>
> I love IntelliJ.  Although, I have never used it for Flex/Flash. But, it
> is great for HTML stuff and for other stuff.
>
>
>
> > 3) Should I just install the Apache Flex SDK in Flash Builder 4.6? Will
> > that work for mobile apps?
>   I have used Apache Flex w/ Flash Builder w/o issues.  It hink there
> was a minor issue fixed in 4.7 that had to do with files moving from
> html-template to bin-debug.
>
>
> --
> Jeffry Houser
> Technical Entrepreneur
> http://www.jeffryhouser.com
> 203-379-0773
>
>
>

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Justin Dallas
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