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From Cosma Colanicchia <cosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Database support for Adobe AIR
Date Wed, 11 Apr 2012 07:47:19 GMT
I also used, for a little project, a pure as3 socket-based MySql
driver from an AIR application, called assql [1]

[1] http://code.google.com/p/assql/


2012/4/11 Maciek Sakrejda <m.sakrejda@gmail.com>:
>>> Simply put, there is no roadmap in Apache Flex for AIR.  I was part of
>>> an email thread last week about ANEs, and while I am not sure they
>>> belong in the Apache Flex, I do believe that as another email thread
>>> just started about making a website that would potentially attract
>>> folks to this technology, there was a mention of 3rd party
>>> plugins...If we look at http://extensionsforair.com/, that's a great
>>> resource that if we could link to, something like Manik's project
>>> would be a marvelous contribution.
>>>
>>> @Manik - would you potentially be interested in creating this as an
>>> ANE, and contributing it to that?
>
> Note that database access for Flex does not have to be implemented as
> an ANE. I wrote a PostgreSQL driver using the raw Socket APIs in
> Flash: https://github.com/deafbybeheading/pegasus
>
> It's true that this is probably of limited usefulness outside of AIR,
> and so maybe ANEs are a simpler way to achieve generalized database
> access rather than trying to add a database access API to the Flex
> framework (à la JDBC), but I thought I'd throw this out there.

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