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From Ariel Jakobovits <arielj...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Painful story...
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2012 16:36:59 GMT
If you really think about it, the post was tongue in cheek, meant to spur passion and action
amongst exactly the group of people who are on this list, people who can save this and other
poor fellows from a treacherous HTML existence. It was meant to be inspirational. 

Ariel Jakobovits
arieljake@yahoo.com
650-823-8699

On Jun 15, 2012, at 8:32 AM, Jeffry Houser <jeffry@dot-com-it.com> wrote:

> 
> I don't believe I was being unfriendly.  This is mailing list explicitly related to building
the Apache Flex SDK.  Your experiences / pains on building HTML apps has no place here.  Nor
does a debate on the merits of HTML/JavaScript Frameworks.
> 
> I'm not saying discussions on HTML or related frameworks are bad; this just isn't the
place for venting nor recommendations.
> 
> On 6/15/2012 10:17 AM, Joan Llenas Masó wrote:
>> I don't see this mail so Off Topic that I would send someone elsewhere...
>> Don't be so unfriendly please.. (With all due respects)
>> 
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>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 4:02 PM, Jeffry Houser <jeffry@dot-com-it.com <mailto:jeffry@dot-com-it.com>>
wrote:
>> 
>> 
>>     With all due respects; we're glad you like Flex and some of it's
>>    simplicity; but as this conversation has nothing to do with
>>    development of Flex SDK; can you please take it elsewhere?
>> 
>> 
>>    On 6/15/2012 9:50 AM, James Ong wrote:
>> 
>>        Hundreds libraries? Just JQuery and any solid JS framework
>>        will do. I been using Flex, Scala (Play! or Lift framework)
>>        and PHP/Javascript/CSS for years. You will need to understand
>>        Flex is not one-size-fit-all technology and slowly you should
>>        get used to it.
>> 
>> 
>>        On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 9:40 PM, sathyamoorthi
>>        <sathyamoorthi.10@gmail.com
>>        <mailto:sathyamoorthi.10@gmail.com>
>>        <mailto:sathyamoorthi.10@gmail.com
>>        <mailto:sathyamoorthi.10@gmail.com>>> wrote:
>> 
>>           Hi,
>> 
>>                   I don't know where to share my thoughts. As a hard-core
>>           flex developer i just dump my thoughts here.
>> 
>>                   Yesterday, i started to build a web app using HTML.
>>        As a
>>           first step i tried to build a layout. I don't have anything
>>           special. below is my layout.
>> 
>> 
>>                   After a long struggle i designed and positioned my
>>        header
>>           correctly. Then i came to my main page which contains 3
>>           containers. If it is flex, i will code like this,
>> 
>>        <mx:HGroup id="grp" width="100%" height="100%">
>>        <mx:Group id="grp1" width="300px" height="100%"></mx:Group>
>>        <mx:Group id="grp2" width="100%" height="100%"></mx:Group>
>>        <mx:Group id="grp3" width="300px" height="100%"></mx:Group>
>>        <mx:HGroup>
>> 
>>                   Above code will take less than a minute and should work
>>           perfectly in all browsers as i think.   But you know guys i am
>>           trying above layout for a day in HTML. still i didn't get
>>        it correct.
>> 
>>                   Usually in flex,
>> 
>>                       grp2.width = grp.width - grp1.width - grp3.width.
>> 
>>                   But in HTML,
>> 
>>                       grp2.width = grp.width. How good it is? i don't
>>        know.
>>           And another thing, i tried to layout 3 div's inside another div
>>           horizontally. That is also really painful.
>>           i tried float, display and lot more options. Nothing helps
>>        me to
>>           get it right in all browsers. I know it is easy with Table.
>>        but i
>>           should do it with divs.
>> 
>>                       Hundreds of libraries there in JavaScript. But
>>        really
>>           nothing contains that number of good components and layout
>>           features like Flex. I really hate programming in a day.
>> 
>>           _*  NOTE: Please don't reply with any HTML codes.*_ I will
>> 
>>           continue and succeed on Monday anyway. It is just a story,
>>        how a
>>           flex developer struggles to migrate to HTML because
>>           of HTML5 storm.
>> 
>>                       Happy Weekend!!!!!
>> 
>>           -Sathyamoorthi.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>    --     Jeffry Houser
>>    Technical Entrepreneur
>>    203-379-0773
>>    --
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>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Jeffry Houser
> Technical Entrepreneur
> 203-379-0773
> --
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> UI Flex Components: Tested! Supported! Ready!
> --
> http://www.theflexshow.com
> http://www.jeffryhouser.com
> http://www.asktheflexpert.com
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