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From ganaraj p r <ganara...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RT] Awesome FlexNext User Experience (was: Starting with the Whiteboard code)
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2012 09:42:28 GMT
If browser plugins were a future we would be worrying quite a bit about
releasing Flex 4.7 or Flex 5. The problem is, the most popular plugin in
the world seems to have a hazy future, which is probably the reason for all
the discussion about moving away from Flash.


On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 9:09 AM, jude <flexcapacitor@gmail.com> wrote:

> The ease of making HTML pages was partly what hooked me so long ago. I
> could type something in a text editor and it would show up rendered in the
> browser.
>
> What about a browser plug in that would handle .mxml files? Then you'd just
> drag and drop an MXML file to the browser and it would render?
>
> Judah
>
> On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 11:19 AM, Martin Heidegger <mh@leichtgewicht.at
> >wrote:
>
> > The differences to languages like Python is that AS3 requires a compiler,
> > and unlike - for example - haXe the compiler for AS3 is not written in
> AS3.
> >
> > One option is to implement that nice functionality would be a compiler in
> > AS3. There is rudimentary ActionScript 3 evaluator called "Eval"
> available
> > [1].
> > The  other option would be to "call" the Compiler using a Java
> executable.
> > [2] That will work "perfectly" but requires the java plugin to be
> installed.
> > The third option would be to compile it on a server which well ... would
> > require a server. Wonderfl is nice but highly proprietary. And we could
> not
> > use
> > those examples offline.
> >
> > A completely different approach would be to implement a "IDE" tutorial.
> To
> > be used with all AS3 ide's out there. You download the IDE and there you
> > have access to documentation from Apache. This way all the IDE's could
> > provide the same Flex documentation that "interacts" with their editor.
> >
> > Just thoughts.
> >
> > yours
> > Martin.
> >
> > [1] http://eval.hurlant.com/
> > [2] http://www.victordramba.com/?p=31
> >
>



-- 
Regards,
Ganaraj P R

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