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From James Ong <yanlile...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [discussion]Thoughts on immediate future of Flex
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2012 16:50:25 GMT
You will find your question is quite general in this mailing list, rather,
you should make the proper decision from Consumers data in Forrester
Research.



On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 12:40 AM, Bruce Lane <brucelane06@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I would use AIR as it runs on the platforms and projects you need, and
> I would have faith in the wonderful apache flex community.
> Bruce
>
> On 3 February 2012 17:26, filippo dipisa <filippo@dipisa.net> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I want to rise some thoughts on the immediate future of Flex, considered
> by
> > the Java world side
> >
> > At the moment we are using Flex 4.5, parsley, bla bla bla, as the
> > presentation layer of some JEE  applications as I think many of you are
> > doing.
> >
> > 1)My problem is, if you have to start a greenfield project web based,
> would
> > you use Flex or go for another RIA solution like GWT that already targets
> > html5?
> > At the moment I think that many people out there they will try to avoid
> > Flex because is Flashplayer driven, they don't trust Adobe anymore and
>  it
> > is not supported by the tablet or /smartphones.
> > And many others are strugglimg to make their webapp compatible with
> tablet
> > or smartphone.
> >
> > 2)If you start a client(desktop)/server project should you use Scala and
> > JavaFx( that now you can use also in Swing applications) or Flex and Air?
> > At the moment few people is using JavaFx but could become popular because
> > you can use it with Scala and Swing applications, boths are very popular
> > into the enterprise development.
> >
> > 3)If you want to start a mobile or webtv project should we use Flex or
> > Android?
> > At the moment there are few webtv that supports the flashplayer 10.2, so
> > even here if I need to target an application for a webtv my choice
> wouldn't
> > be Flex at the moment.
> >
> > These questions are just to raise a discussion to understand what we have
> > to do and where we want to go in order to compete with such above
> mentioned
> > framework, and to convince the world outside to continue to start using
> > Flex in the next year.
> >
> > I think this is very important to give back faith to Flex at this stage.
> >
> > Thanks a lot for your clarifications.
> >
> > Filippo
>

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