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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Possible FlexJS Port
Date Thu, 07 May 2015 05:03:50 GMT
And if you have time, try it in IntelliJ and tell us what errors you get.

-Alex

On 5/6/15, 6:34 PM, "OmPrakash Muppirala" <bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:

>Currently, the only IDEs that fully support FlexJS are Flash Builder[1]
>and
>FDT [2]
>FlexJS is indeed available via the Apache Flex Installer tool.  You will
>see it listed in the 'Select Flex Version' dropdown.  If you are
>adventurous, you can try out the nightly version (with all the latest
>features and bug fixes, but not officially released) by right clicking
>anywhere on the installer and clicking on the 'Show Dev Builds' option.
>Now you will see the 'Apache FlexJS Nightly' option available in the flex
>versions dropdown.
>
>Hope that helps.
>
>Thanks,
>Om
>
>[1]
>https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLEX/Using+FlexJS+with+Adobe+F
>lash+Builder
>[2] http://fdt.powerflasher.com/2014/05/apache-flexjs-compiler-support/
>
>On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 5:14 PM, Lane Friesen <lanefriesen@hotmail.com>
>wrote:
>
>> Hi Om,
>>
>> That is truly amazing that a site with this kind of intricacy could
>> actually be ported into something that would run on an iPAD Safari
>>browser,
>> bypassing the Apple AppStore.
>>
>> I'm quite comfortable with pulling in screens one by one and adjusting
>> things until they run - that's my preferred method of development. If
>>there
>> are bugs, then I'll work around them. I'll find a way. What I'm not sure
>> about is how to install the FlexJS sdk. You mentioned in your talk that
>>the
>> sdk can be installed on Flashbuilder. You did not mention IntelliJ. I
>>find
>> IntelliJ to be superior in just about every measure. Does it work on
>> IntelliJ? If not, then how precisely would one install it in
>>Flashbuilder?
>>
>> I am not at all familiar with Flexmojos or Maven or any of the
>> manipulations required to work with them. That stuff is complete Greek
>>to
>> me. However, once I have an sdk installed on a system such as
>>(hopefully)
>> IntelliJ, then I'm off and running. Is there something like the Apache
>>Flex
>> SDK Installer that can download a FlexJS sdk, in the same way that one
>> downloads Flex 4.14.1?
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>>
>> Lane.
>>
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------
>> From: "OmPrakash Muppirala" <bigosmallm@gmail.com>
>> Sent: Thursday, May 07, 2015 5:48 AM
>> To: <users@flex.apache.org>
>> Subject: Re: Possible FlexJS Port
>>
>>
>>  Here is the link to the video again:
>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJBTOL-5LWI
>>>
>>> Lane, I looked at the cognitivestyles.com site.  It does not look too
>>> difficult to convert it into a FlexJS application.  Although, I will
>>>let
>>> Alex or Peter answer this questions with more authority.
>>>
>>> I do see that there are some audio elements used.  I am not sure if
>>>FlexJS
>>> supports audio yet.
>>>
>>> Best approach would be to start playing with FlexJS and get comfortable
>>> with getting the example apps up and running.  Then, you can start
>>>porting
>>> the screens one by one to FlexJS.  If you run into issues, you can
>>>always
>>> ask here.  We can help answer and even better, add features to FlexJS
>>>as
>>> required.
>>>
>>> Hope that helps.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Om
>>>
>>> On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 2:03 AM, Miguel Ferreira <
>>> miguel.cd.ferreira@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>  I missed the link can anyone share it again please.
>>>>
>>>> > From: lanefriesen@hotmail.com
>>>> > To: users@flex.apache.org
>>>> > Subject: Possible FlexJS Port
>>>> > Date: Wed, 6 May 2015 18:01:40 +0900
>>>> >
>>>> > Hi Om,
>>>> >
>>>> > I watched your video with interest. Is it possible to translate the
>>>>>
>>>> code
>>>> > found at http://cognitivestyles.com into javascript using FlexJS?
>>>>This
>>>> is an
>>>> > ancient and poorly organized Flash-based website that badly needs
>>>> updating
>>>> > into the current edited version of the material (which has been >
>>>> extended
>>>> > into 650 lessons and tested over the past several years with
>>>>students).
>>>> > Could something similar to this code be ported into javascript
>>>>through
>>>> > FlexJS so that it runs on a browser without the Flash plugin?
>>>> >
>>>> > Please note the tab structure on the bottom. Choosing a lesson from
>>>>the
>>>> > Lessons tab sets up exercises for that lesson in the other tabs.
>>>>This
>>>> > is
>>>> > therefore a program with multiple aspects, not a web site in the >
>>>> ordinary
>>>> > sense.
>>>> >
>>>> > I own both Flashbuilder 4.7 and IntelliJ Ultimate and could use
>>>>either
>>>> > as
>>>> > required. If it's helpful, I could send you the Flex-based Android
>>>>apk
>>>> file
>>>> > of the current app, which is highly tested, popular with students
>>>>and
>>>> close
>>>> > to final release, so that you can see exactly what would be
>>>>involved in
>>>> an
>>>> > actual port.
>>>> >
>>>> > Best regards,
>>>> >
>>>> > Lane.
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>

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