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From Aaron Miller <amil...@learnatvivid.com>
Subject RE: Why Spark? (was Re: s:Spacer (was Re: Missing Spark components))
Date Fri, 02 Mar 2012 16:58:57 GMT
> One of the re-occurring discussions on this list has been the desire to break down components
into smaller parts.
> 
> The spark architecture goes some way to achieving this. Take scrolling, if you want it
you wrap you group on a Scroller
> and off you go. Same for layouts. In this way spark is far more flexible and superior
to mx along with its skinning model.
> 
> Spark is about writing smaller parts that can be put together to make a whole, instead
of each component having all the 
> functionality for every scenario baked in.
>
> Tink

I believe this paradigm is referred to as Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP), and IMHO, should
be the way forward for Flex.

-
Aaron

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