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From "Rui Silva" <>
Subject Re: ActionScript and Apache Flex
Date Fri, 13 Jan 2012 08:36:57 GMT

> One of the advantages of AS is that it is forgiving.  You can turn off
> strict mode and hack away and crank out an app in a very short time.  
> once in a while I try to do that in C or Java and spend lots of time 
> up type errors.  I think that is a great benefit to folks looking to 
> simple apps and quickly get them up and running.  I don't think we want 
> lose that.

That is definitely one of the things I love about Actionscript. It gives 
you the choice to go as strict or as liberal as you want. It's like having 
a Formula 1 that turns into a SUV at the press of a button... :)


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