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Subject svn commit: r842970 - in /websites/staging/flex/trunk: cgi-bin/ content/ content/flex/index.html content/flex/news.html
Date Tue, 18 Dec 2012 13:03:14 GMT
Author: buildbot
Date: Tue Dec 18 13:03:13 2012
New Revision: 842970

Log:
Staging update by buildbot for flex

Modified:
    websites/staging/flex/trunk/cgi-bin/   (props changed)
    websites/staging/flex/trunk/content/   (props changed)
    websites/staging/flex/trunk/content/flex/index.html
    websites/staging/flex/trunk/content/flex/news.html

Propchange: websites/staging/flex/trunk/cgi-bin/
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--- cms:source-revision (original)
+++ cms:source-revision Tue Dec 18 13:03:13 2012
@@ -1 +1 @@
-1421952
+1423424

Propchange: websites/staging/flex/trunk/content/
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
--- cms:source-revision (original)
+++ cms:source-revision Tue Dec 18 13:03:13 2012
@@ -1 +1 @@
-1421952
+1423424

Modified: websites/staging/flex/trunk/content/flex/index.html
==============================================================================
--- websites/staging/flex/trunk/content/flex/index.html (original)
+++ websites/staging/flex/trunk/content/flex/index.html Tue Dec 18 13:03:13 2012
@@ -75,19 +75,33 @@ of Adobe Flex 4.6 by Adobe System Inc.</
 is now driven by the community instead of a corporation.  Users can
 have important bugs fixed or new features added by contributing the
 code themselves.</p>
-<h2 id="latest-apache-flex-news-october-2012">Latest Apache Flex® News (October
2012):</h2>
+<h2 id="latest-apache-flex-news-november-2012">Latest Apache Flex® News (November
2012):</h2>
 <h3 id="apache-flex-work">Apache Flex Work:</h3>
 <ul>
-<li>Lots of bug fixes are being committed. 40 bugs were submitted by the community,
and 25 were fixed by both the community and Apache Flex committers. Most of the other tasks
are longer-term “issues” that will take some time.</li>
-<li>Continuing work on the new compiler. Expect to see more shortly as everybody gets
their heads around the new Falcon compiler.</li>
-<li>LOTS of additional tests have been written for Mustella, our testing suite. To
run a full test suite it takes HOURS. More tests are coming all the time to help us make sure
we don’t break your existing apps as we move the platform forward.</li>
-<li>The Apache Flex SDK installer was approved. This allows you to have a one-click
(plus a few other clicks to accept the license agreements) install of the current SDK, in
a format that you can use with your favorite IDE (including Adobe Flash Builder and JetBrain’s
IntelliJ). More about that below.</li>
-<li>The Apache Flex 4.9.0 SDK is in the works and progressing nicely. You can check
out the “in development” version on our <a href="https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/flex/sdk/branches/develop/">dev
branch</a>.</li>
+<li>The Apache Flex Incubator PPMC (the committers), voted on a resolution for graduation.
This will put us on the next Apache board meeting so we can graduate to be a TLP.</li>
+<li>LOTS of work has been put into “mavenizing” the SDK. This will allow
you to use the Maven tooling chain to build your projects with the SDK. If you use Maven,
this is a big deal, and you should see this in the project very soon.</li>
+<li>The Falcon-JS project was donated from Adobe to Apache. This is a compiler built
on the Falcon compiler they donated to us earlier, but outputs JavaScript/HTML5 instead of
a SWF that is used in the Flash Player. There is still a lot of work to do before it is ready
for prime-time, but it can compile very simple projects already. More information about this
below.</li>
+<li>Apache Flex 4.9.0 is being readied for release and will be available in the coming
weeks. We’ve taken all the community patches from the last few months, mixed them in
with a few enhancements and made a great update. Some of the biggest highlights include:</li>
+<li>New localizations for Australian, British, Canadian, Greek, Switzerland (German)
and Portuguese</li>
+<li>The SDK natively supports the Flash Player versions 10.2 through 11.5. Previous
versions were locked to a single version.</li>
+<li>Better support for Vectors, including new VectorList and VectorCollection classes.</li>
+<li>Inclusion of the new PostalCodeFormatter and PostalCodeValidator components for
more consistent internationalization.</li>
+<li>The TLF (Text Frame Framework) was updated to version 3.0.33, and is now baked
in the SDK. No need to download it separately.</li>
+<li>Support for Java 7 for compiling the SDK.</li>
+<li>The “Mustella” testing framework has been improved and many tests have
been updated.</li>
+<li>Lots of bug fixes, and other small enhancements.</li>
+<li>A number of new components have been donated to the project by Bogdan. Some of
these include Spark versions of Alert, ColorPicker, HDividerGroup, VDividerGroup, Menu, MenuBar,
and ProgressBar. They probably won’t make it into 4.9.0, but watch for them in an upcoming
release.</li>
+<li>There have been some additional discussions about moving the project’s source
control from SVN to GIT. We will be moving to GIT, but we are still waiting for Apache’s
IT group to get their ducks in a row. We should hopefully see some more on that in the coming
months.</li>
 </ul>
 <h3 id="community-work">Community Work:</h3>
 <ul>
-<li>Apache Flex, in addition to many other topics were talked about at 360|MIN in Las
Vegas. A few of our committers attended. You can grab the videos from this conference (along
with other 360 Conference videos) at <a href="http://www.360stack.com/session-videos/">the
360|MIN website</a></li>
-<li>Justin Mclean and Bertrand Delacretaz made the long trip to Europe to represent
Apache Flex at ApacheCon Europe. Justin did a great presentation on what Apache Flex is, and
where it fits into the Apache model.</li>
+<li>Jeffry Houser has a KickStarter project he started to help him donate some autocomplete
components to the project. You could get an Apache Flex T-Shirt if you donate :) http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/reboog711/help-me-build-an-autocomplete-for-apache-flex?ref=live</li>
+<li>Granite Data Services was updated to 3.0.0.M1. Granite is an alternative to BlazeDS
(and LiveCycle DS) and much more. This version introduces changes that make it compatible
with Apache Flex 4.8.0 and beyond. You can find out more here : http://granitedataservices.com/blog/2012/11/26/granite-data-services-3-0-0-m1-is-out/</li>
+<li>Flash4j was released. If you do any work combining Flex and Java, this worth a
look : http://emitrom.com/flash4j</li>
+<li>Adobe Flash Builder 4.7.0 was released. If you had a serial number for Adobe Flash
Builder 4.6.0 or 4.5.0, you can get a free upgrade at : http://www.adobe.com/go/fb47_serialkey/.
This version introduces compatibility with Apache Flex 4.8.0, and updates a whole lot of other
things. Watch out if you use the Design View, however, as that was removed! http://www.adobe.com/products/flash-builder.html</li>
+<li>Adobe AIR 3.5 was released. If you are using Flex to target Android and iOS, make
sure to check it out. http://www.adobe.com/products/air.html (Betas of AIR 3.6 will be posted
to Adobe Labs as they are produced if you want to stay on the bleeding edge).</li>
+<li>Adobe made a lot of announcements in regards to their new gaming initiative. While
most of them don’t really have a whole lot to do with Flex, one really cool tool that
was released is called Adobe Scout (formerly the Adobe Monocle project). This is an updated
Flash Player profiler that gives you a much better insight as to what is happening in your
project. It is tied to a Creative Cloud Membership, but it is currently available in the free
tier. http://gaming.adobe.com/technologies/scout/</li>
+<li>JetBrains released an updated version of IntelliJ, bringing in additional support
for mobile workflows and deployment. IntelliJ IDEA 12.0 has excellent support for ActionScript
and Flex. http://www.jetbrains.com/idea/</li>
 </ul>
 <h3 id="want-to-know-more-about-all-these-items-and-more-check-out-our-very-active-flex-dev-mailing-list">Want
to know more about all these items and more?  Check out our (very active) flex-dev mailing
list!</h3>
   </div>

Modified: websites/staging/flex/trunk/content/flex/news.html
==============================================================================
--- websites/staging/flex/trunk/content/flex/news.html (original)
+++ websites/staging/flex/trunk/content/flex/news.html Tue Dec 18 13:03:13 2012
@@ -65,7 +65,35 @@
   
   <div id="content">
     <h1 class="title">Apache Flex -- News Archive</h1>
-    <h3 id="october-2012"><em>October 2012:</em></h3>
+    <h3 id="november-2012"><em>November 2012:</em></h3>
+<h4 id="apache-flex-work">Apache Flex Work:</h4>
+<ul>
+<li>The Apache Flex Incubator PPMC (the committers), voted on a resolution for graduation.
This will put us on the next Apache board meeting so we can graduate to be a TLP.</li>
+<li>LOTS of work has been put into “mavenizing” the SDK. This will allow
you to use the Maven tooling chain to build your projects with the SDK. If you use Maven,
this is a big deal, and you should see this in the project very soon.</li>
+<li>The Falcon-JS project was donated from Adobe to Apache. This is a compiler built
on the Falcon compiler they donated to us earlier, but outputs JavaScript/HTML5 instead of
a SWF that is used in the Flash Player. There is still a lot of work to do before it is ready
for prime-time, but it can compile very simple projects already. More information about this
below.</li>
+<li>Apache Flex 4.9.0 is being readied for release and will be available in the coming
weeks. We’ve taken all the community patches from the last few months, mixed them in
with a few enhancements and made a great update. Some of the biggest highlights include:</li>
+<li>New localizations for Australian, British, Canadian, Greek, Switzerland (German)
and Portuguese</li>
+<li>The SDK natively supports the Flash Player versions 10.2 through 11.5. Previous
versions were locked to a single version.</li>
+<li>Better support for Vectors, including new VectorList and VectorCollection classes.</li>
+<li>Inclusion of the new PostalCodeFormatter and PostalCodeValidator components for
more consistent internationalization.</li>
+<li>The TLF (Text Frame Framework) was updated to version 3.0.33, and is now baked
in the SDK. No need to download it separately.</li>
+<li>Support for Java 7 for compiling the SDK.</li>
+<li>The “Mustella” testing framework has been improved and many tests have
been updated.</li>
+<li>Lots of bug fixes, and other small enhancements.</li>
+<li>A number of new components have been donated to the project by Bogdan. Some of
these include Spark versions of Alert, ColorPicker, HDividerGroup, VDividerGroup, Menu, MenuBar,
and ProgressBar. They probably won’t make it into 4.9.0, but watch for them in an upcoming
release.</li>
+<li>There have been some additional discussions about moving the project’s source
control from SVN to GIT. We will be moving to GIT, but we are still waiting for Apache’s
IT group to get their ducks in a row. We should hopefully see some more on that in the coming
months.</li>
+</ul>
+<h4 id="community-work">Community Work:</h4>
+<ul>
+<li>Jeffry Houser has a KickStarter project he started to help him donate some autocomplete
components to the project. You could get an Apache Flex T-Shirt if you donate :) http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/reboog711/help-me-build-an-autocomplete-for-apache-flex?ref=live</li>
+<li>Granite Data Services was updated to 3.0.0.M1. Granite is an alternative to BlazeDS
(and LiveCycle DS) and much more. This version introduces changes that make it compatible
with Apache Flex 4.8.0 and beyond. You can find out more here : http://granitedataservices.com/blog/2012/11/26/granite-data-services-3-0-0-m1-is-out/</li>
+<li>Flash4j was released. If you do any work combining Flex and Java, this worth a
look : http://emitrom.com/flash4j</li>
+<li>Adobe Flash Builder 4.7.0 was released. If you had a serial number for Adobe Flash
Builder 4.6.0 or 4.5.0, you can get a free upgrade at : http://www.adobe.com/go/fb47_serialkey/.
This version introduces compatibility with Apache Flex 4.8.0, and updates a whole lot of other
things. Watch out if you use the Design View, however, as that was removed! http://www.adobe.com/products/flash-builder.html</li>
+<li>Adobe AIR 3.5 was released. If you are using Flex to target Android and iOS, make
sure to check it out. http://www.adobe.com/products/air.html (Betas of AIR 3.6 will be posted
to Adobe Labs as they are produced if you want to stay on the bleeding edge).</li>
+<li>Adobe made a lot of announcements in regards to their new gaming initiative. While
most of them don’t really have a whole lot to do with Flex, one really cool tool that
was released is called Adobe Scout (formerly the Adobe Monocle project). This is an updated
Flash Player profiler that gives you a much better insight as to what is happening in your
project. It is tied to a Creative Cloud Membership, but it is currently available in the free
tier. http://gaming.adobe.com/technologies/scout/</li>
+<li>JetBrains released an updated version of IntelliJ, bringing in additional support
for mobile workflows and deployment. IntelliJ IDEA 12.0 has excellent support for ActionScript
and Flex. http://www.jetbrains.com/idea/</li>
+</ul>
+<h3 id="october-2012"><em>October 2012:</em></h3>
 <h4 id="apache-highlights">Apache Highlights:</h4>
 <ul>
 <li>Lots of bug fixes are being committed. 40 bugs were submitted by the community,
and 25 were fixed by both the community and Apache Flex committers. Most of the other tasks
are longer-term “issues” that will take some time.</li>
@@ -101,7 +129,7 @@
 <li>During Q3 of 2012, Spoon surveyed the Flex community asking several questions prioritizing
development work that was proposed. The results were tabulated and published in past Revue
newsletters. Additionally, Spoon has created and published a directory of service providers
for Flex. This list is here: http://www.spoon.as/ecosystem/service-providers/. No provider
validation or qualification was done to this directory prior to the publication date. Please
add a comment to the discussion below if you have an endorsement or feedback to offer on a
supplier on the list.</li>
 </ul>
 <h3 id="august-2012"><em>August 2012:</em></h3>
-<h4 id="apache-flex-work">Apache Flex Work:</h4>
+<h4 id="apache-flex-work_1">Apache Flex Work:</h4>
 <ul>
 <li>Many additional tests and documentation have been contributed to the project. 
Check out all the great Mustella documentation that has been posted on the project’s
Wiki : https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLEX/Mustella+Overview</li>
 <li>FlexUnit is nearly ready for donation.  Thanks to Mike Labriola for working on
this awesome testing suite!</li>
@@ -121,7 +149,7 @@
 <li>In Europe?  Check out ApacheCon Europe 2012 in Sinsheim, Germany.  http://www.apachecon.eu/cfp/</li>
 </ul>
 <h3 id="july-2012"><em>July 2012:</em></h3>
-<h4 id="apache-flex-work_1">Apache Flex Work:</h4>
+<h4 id="apache-flex-work_2">Apache Flex Work:</h4>
 <ul>
 <li>
 <p>The Apache Flex team is currently testing a release candidate for Apache Flex 4.8.0.
 Apache Flex 4.8.0 will be a "parity" release with Adobe Flex 4.6.0.  We are essentially testing
our processes to make sure we can produce a build that allows you to continue to use all the
cool features of the Flex Framework, under the new Apache license.  Future builds will implement
bug fixes, new features and new components.  <a href="http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/flex/trunk/README?view=co">Check
out the README on our SVN</a> to see how to grab this new testing build yourself.</p>
@@ -142,7 +170,7 @@
 <p>For those of you that wish to compile the compiler, framework code, etc., the ANT-based
compiles have re-engineered to make it extremely easy for you to get started.  Check out the
README file and the related env.properties.template file for the information required to get
started.</p>
 </li>
 </ul>
-<h4 id="community-work">Community Work:</h4>
+<h4 id="community-work_1">Community Work:</h4>
 <ul>
 <li>
 <p>A group of contributors are working to make it easy to download and compile the
framework to be used with many of the major IDEs (including Flash Builder and IntelliJ). 
They are using an AIR/Flex application that will download all the required components for
you and set them up in the proper directory so you don’t have to track down all the required
pieces and parts. <a href="http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/flex/utilities/InstallApacheFlex/">Check
it out here</a></p>



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