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From Igor Costa <igorco...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Welcome Om as an Apache Flex Committer and PPMC Member!
Date Mon, 02 Jul 2012 15:55:17 GMT
Om welcome aboard.



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Igor Costa
www.igorcosta.com
www.igorcosta.org


On Sun, Jul 1, 2012 at 6:25 PM, Tink <flex@tink.ws> wrote:

> On 29 Jun 2012, at 20:41, 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
>
>
> Great to have you on board, and a great response to be voted a committer!
>
>

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