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From Ashish Desai <ashish.de...@zootar.com>
Subject Re: Welcome Om as an Apache Flex Committer and PPMC Member!
Date Fri, 29 Jun 2012 20:25:46 GMT
Great post. And yes flex is the BEST!

Ashish Desai
Zootar LLP
ashish.desai@zootar.com



On Jun 29, 2012, at 3:41 PM, Om wrote:

> Thanks everyone!  This is a huge responsibility and I will do my best to do
> justice to it.
> 
> Just a bit about me:  My background is in computer graphics and user
> interface programming.  I have been working with the Flash platform from
> Flash 5 onwards.  I have worked with ActionScript1 and have done prototype
> based programming before it was cool (hipster alert!) I started building
> enterprise applications using Flash MX 2004 and ActionScript 2.  It was
> cool, but it lacked several very important features.  Moreover, I had to
> build a whole lot of things multiple times for different projects.  Then
> came Flex 2 + ActionScript3 and (almost) all my problems were instantly
> solved.  Since then, I have never looked back and never had to even look at
> any other framework/technology to build interactive web applications.
> 
> I also want to take this time to give a shout out to the Adobe(Macromedia)
> engineers who built the wonderful Flex framework and SDK.  We are the first
> to scream when we find issues or bugs, but we need to take a moment and
> thank them for creating it in the first place and now donating it to
> Apache.  Special thanks to Alex and Carol for keeping a cool head through
> the transition.  It is not easy to have thousands of developers all around
> the world breathing down on your necks when your trying to code.  Not to
> mention a needlessly belligerent tech community that wants to see this
> technology fail.
> 
> Flex is the BEST multi-platform application framework that exists today.
> Lets make it better :-)
> 
> Thanks,
> Om
> 
> 
> On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 6:53 AM, Joan Llenas Masó <joan@garnet.io> wrote:
> 
>> Congrats!
>> keep it up!
>> 
>> --
>> Joan Llenas Masó
>> CTO Garnet Works SL
>> T. 93 848 57 27
>> --
>> @joangarnet (es)
>> @joanllenas (en)
>> http://joan.garnet.io
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Carol Frampton <cframpto@adobe.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Welcome.
>>> 
>>> On 6/28/12 9 :34PM, "JP Bader" <jp@zavteq.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Mazel tov!  Your efforts are greatly appreciated.
>>>> 
>>>> Good job big O small M!
>>> 
>>> Geez, I always wondered why Om's app was in
>>> bigosmallm-MakeApacheFlexForFlashBuilder-396f025.  That explains it.
>>> 
>>> Carol
>>> 
>>>> On Jun 28, 2012 7:21 PM, "Justin Mclean" <justin@classsoftware.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi Om,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Welcome and congratulations.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thanks for all the work you have been doing.  The IDE packager is
>> going
>>>>> to
>>>>> be a great help to anyone using the Apache Flex SDK.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Justin
>>> 
>>> 
>> 


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