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From Sai Pabbathi <saipabbat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [IDEAS] Collections and Generics
Date Fri, 24 Feb 2012 16:44:00 GMT
That's a good start!

On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 10:30 AM, Omar Gonzalez
<omarg.developer@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 8:14 AM, sai pabbathi <saipabbathi1@gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Hello All,
> >
> > I've been thinking about creating my own version of collections and
> > Generics for a while now. I'm a java guy and I crave to have Collections
> on
> > the client side. Having the collections and generics would not hurt, it
> > would actually reduce the coding errors, and development time as most of
> > the time we will be working around the data in any type of application.
> > Some times I have to run the application to know the type of data that is
> > in the ArrayCollection, even though flex provides 'Vector' as way to
> > introduce generics into flex, it is not as powerful as the
> ArrayCollection,
> > and not many are aware of its existence.
> >
> > Also having a good set of collections like Map, Set, List, Queues would
> > help develop more robust client side applications.
> >
> > P:S: I'm unaware if adobe has already planned to roll out collections in
> > the near future. Its just an Idea!
> >
> > --
> >  Sai Pabbathi
> >  ACE 4.0
> >  SCJP 5.0
> >
>
> I agree with you about having more robust collections. I just wanted to
> mention I have created a VectorCollection for working with Vector objects,
> you can check it out here: https://github.com/s9tpepper/VectorTools
>
> If there's enough interest I can look at donating it to the SDK and
> expanding or adding to it, otherwise, its there in my repo. :)
>
> --
> Omar Gonzalez
> s9tpepper@apache.org
> Apache Flex PPMC Member
>



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--Sai Pabbathi
  ACE 4.0
  SCJP 5.0

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