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From Jake Knerr <j...@ardisialabs.com>
Subject Re: Spark/MX
Date Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:54:03 GMT
I suspect that Spark being ugly was a part of Adobe's business strategy to
push Flash Catalyst.  Just a hunch though.

On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 1:45 AM, Alain Ekambi <jazzmatadazz@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Exactly what I think.
> Spark compiments are simply ugly. And by the time you skin them you end up
> having something similar to MX anyway.
> Never been a fan of the spark components.
>
> On 14 August 2015 at 09:08, Peter Ginneberge <p.ginneberge@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> >
> > I'm afraid I disagree. Unless you have proof - other than you just saying
> > it - I really doubt spark improves response time.
> >
> > Here's my take on it..
> >
> > The default spark theme is fugly, so you'll have to come up with your own
> > skins if you want your app to look somewhat decent.
> >
> > Spark in general is much more verbose. You'll have to write quite a bit
> > more code to get things done (skinning for one).
> >
> > If I'm not mistaken, you have to add scrollbars to containers that may
> > need them. Halo does this automatically.
> >
> > Spark has a few components missing compared to Halo, however Halo
> > components are no longer updated, so if you run into a bug you'll
> probably
> > have to fix it yourself.
> >
> > Spark does mobile, Halo not so much.
> >
> > For AIR and web I still use Halo (MX only). For mobile, use Spark.
> >
> > regards,
> > Peter
> >
> >
> >
> > On 14/08/2015 7:42, pkumar.flex wrote:
> >
> >> It is better & recommended to use spark libraries & component in Flex4
> or
> >> if you are developing app in Flex4 you  should use spark component only.
> >> This will improve the application response time.
> >>
> >> On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 2:07 AM, Trevor Holman-3 [via Apache Flex
> Users] <
> >> ml-node+s2333346n10926h91@n4.nabble.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> As I’m studying through Flex and using it can I get some opinions on
> >>> whether it is necessary to continue using the MX libraries. Is it
> >>> feasible
> >>> to just use the Spark library or do most still use MX quite a bit?
> >>>
> >>> Trevor
> >>>
> >>>
>
>
> --
>
> Alain Ekambi
>
> Co-Founder
>
> Ahomé Innovation Technologies
>
> http://www.ahome-it.com/ <http://ahome-it.com/>
>



-- 
Jake Knerr - Flex Developer
Ardisia Labs
www.ardisialabs.com

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