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From jude <flexcapaci...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RT] Awesome FlexNext User Experience (was: Starting with the Whiteboard code)
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2012 09:48:52 GMT
Let me rephrase, I mean Firefox Add-on.

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 3:42 AM, ganaraj p r <ganarajpr@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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