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From Joan Llenas Masó <j...@garnet.io>
Subject Re: Painful story...
Date Fri, 15 Jun 2012 14:17:26 GMT
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>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>>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
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