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From Peter Elst <peter.e...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Painful story...
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:47:07 GMT
+1 on Jeffry's remark, and sorry to add to the noise.

- Peter


On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 4:32 PM, 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)
>>
>> --
>> Joan Llenas Masó
>> CTO Garnet Works SL
>> T. 93 848 57 27
>> --
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>> @joanllenas (en)
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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 <sathyamoorthi.10@gmail.com>>
>>        <mailto:sathyamoorthi.10@**gmail.com <sathyamoorthi.10@gmail.com>
>>
>>        <mailto:sathyamoorthi.10@**gmail.com <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
>>    --
>>    http://www.flextras.com?c=104
>>    UI Flex Components: Tested! Supported! Ready!
>>    --
>>    http://www.theflexshow.com
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>>    http://www.asktheflexpert.com
>>    --
>>    Part of the DotComIt Brain Trust
>>
>>
>>
>
> --
> Jeffry Houser
> Technical Entrepreneur
> 203-379-0773
> --
> http://www.flextras.com?c=104
> UI Flex Components: Tested! Supported! Ready!
> --
> http://www.theflexshow.com
> http://www.jeffryhouser.com
> http://www.asktheflexpert.com
> --
> Part of the DotComIt Brain Trust
>
>

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