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From Carlos Rovira <carlos.rov...@codeoscopic.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Install badge for the Apache Flex SDK Installer App
Date Thu, 23 Aug 2012 20:27:26 GMT
Hi Om,

I understand. I think it could be done with js but will take a time ;).
Better to use the time for other things :)

thanks!

C.

2012/8/23 Om <bigosmallm@gmail.com>

> On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 1:02 PM, Carlos Rovira <
> carlos.rovira@codeoscopic.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > it looks so good. My only concern here is why it's made with flex?
> >
> >
> This is a mini app with these functionalities:
>
> 1.  Resolve the current operating system
> 2.  Resolve the preferred mirror url
> 3.  Display the disclaimer
> 4.  Show the correct sdk version (loaded from config xml)
> 5.  Let user download the exe or dmg
>
> This was done earlier as a pure flash app by Tomasz Maciąg, but we ran into
> issues because the source repo cannot contain binaries (the fla file, etc.)
>
>
> Maybe I'm missing something but here I'll use a simple image to link since
> > the time to download is very big.
>
>
> The filesize can be optimized quite a bit, but if you can do it with an
> image and javascript, we would love to use that instead.
>
>
> > In smartphones you'll see the flash
> > player logo, what's no so good.
> >
>
> I dont think it is relevant in a smartphone as you wouldnt want to download
> apache flex on a phone.   But I do agree that the page wont look very good
> with a flash player logo in the middle.
>
>  Thanks,
> Om
>
>
> >
> >
>
> > 2012/8/23 Om <bigosmallm@gmail.com>
> >
> > > On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 10:15 AM, Erik de Bruin <erik@ixsoftware.nl>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi all,
> > > >
> > > > I have just finished my take on the install badge for the Apache Flex
> > > > SDK Installer App. You can find the preview at [1].
> > > >
> > > > I've currently implemented 2 sizes, Regular and Small, so prospective
> > > > users have a choice of which the find best suited for their
> particular
> > > > use (site, blog, tweet, facebook, Google+ etc.).
> > > >
> > > > Also, I made some 'minor' adjustments to the layout and texts. I hope
> > > > you like the result, but if not then you are free to suggest
> > > > alternatives :-)
> > > >
> > > > EdB
> > > >
> > > > 1: https://people.apache.org/~erikdebruin/badge-preview.html
> > > >
> > > >
> > > Looks good, Erik.
> > >
> > > Should we move the disclaimer to a different page?  This would remove
> the
> > > need for the extra font which adds to the file size.  And this way, we
> > can
> > > add more text to the html page as needed.
> > >
> > > Can you also put up a release version of the swf files?  That would
> give
> > a
> > > good idea of the time taken to load up the swfs.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Om
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Carlos Rovira
> > Director de Tecnología
> > M: +34 607 22 60 05
> > F:  +34 912 35 57 77
> > <http://www.codeoscopic.com>
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> >
>



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Carlos Rovira
Director de Tecnología
M: +34 607 22 60 05
F:  +34 912 35 57 77
<http://www.codeoscopic.com>
CODEOSCOPIC S.A. <http://www.codeoscopic.com>
Avd. del General Perón, 32
Planta 10, Puertas P-Q
28020 Madrid

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