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From f...@dfguy.us
Subject RE: Flex/Flash Viable still?
Date Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:42:19 GMT
I actually don't even use Firefox anymore, which is too bad since it was the original browser
I used to debug because of the firebug, gasp, plugin!


-----Original Message-----
From: Saul DIaz <cripito.sd@gmail.com>
To: users@flex.apache.org
Sent: Wed, 15 Jul 2015 9:29 AM
Subject: RE: Flex/Flash Viable still?



Flash still have 90%+ of penetration.  I just uninstalled by firefox.  Which
had 91 security advisories last year. This year it's @ 71, and it's only



-----Original Message-----
From: Nigel Hillier [mailto:nigel555666@hotmail.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 2:18 AM
To: users@flex.apache.org
Subject: RE: Flex/Flash Viable still?





If I uninstall flash from my dev machine to protect it ..... (which has all
manner of passwords, confidential data etc, just like yours, I guess?) ....

it makes it rather difficult to continue as a flex dev ;)



-----Original Message-----

From: Nigel Hillier [ <mailto:nigel555666@hotmail.com>

Sent: 15 July 2015 09:15

To:  <mailto:users@flex.apache.org> users@flex.apache.org

Subject: Flex/Flash Viable still?


I have approx. 1000 days "invested" in flex programming



Is there any point in continuing, if the security reputation is so poor that
users have almost no choice but to uninstall ( or run it only on equipment
disconnected from real life, surrounded by firewalls, moats, Doberman dogs )



For those with apps already "in-the-wild", is user reassurance becoming a
large part of your standard month task-list?


How many have a standard email template for "another security flaw
discovered, update flash player immediately again (and scan for this

malware) ?









I'm on the fence but learning over it somewhat- Giving up the ghost?



I must look to see if VB has improved in the 7 years since I last used it.







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