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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: FABridge support
Date Fri, 03 Aug 2012 16:02:26 GMT
If you have time to scratch this itch, start scratching!


On 8/3/12 1:03 AM, "Alain Ekambi" <jazzmatadazz@gmail.com> wrote:

> Indeed my Email was  before the survey. I though that Fabridge was not in
> the release( looks like i was wrong).
> 
> @ Scott Guthmann
> Looking at my Support for the Flex Framework and the Flash platform in
> general. For more then 4 years  i ve been  trying to bring Flex/Flash/AIR
>  to Java developers. Been in tons of conference to talk about how great the
> Flash platform is when it comes to RIA.
> 
> I even went the insane road to export the entire Flash Platform to
> Java(using GWT) so transition for Java Devs will be even smoother(No
> excuses that you dont like ActionScript, do it in Java now loool) and also
> the  integration of some HTML5 capabilities like LocalStorage, Geolocation
> will be a bit simpler.
> 
>  I did not only exported Flex, but also AIR and a lot of other AS3
> libraries like AlivePDF, PurePDF, Aswing, AS3Xls, Starling, etc...
> Concerning FABridge i reported bugs to Adobe( They were so nice to  never
> fix them).
> 
> When Adobe screw things up with they announcement to donate Flex to Apache
> (Note i think the donation s great just the way they went about it was
> terrible) i was in every forum possible trying to reassure people and
> customers that Flash/Flex is still a great platform to build on.
> 
> Even at my day to day work i had to fight hard to not make our customers
> move the ExtJS or something like that
> 
> Aint that enough support ?
> 
>  My work never really got any attention in the Flash/Flex community.
> Probably because i m leveraging Java and not AS3. Personally i think  at
> the end of the day the Flash platform wins. But i could not really convince
> any AS3 developer. The evangelist at Adobe politely ignored my emails. Not
> even a "No Thanks" (never mind).
> 
> So yeah maybe i should maintain FABridge myself to get some more credit
> loooool
> 
> Our  tools rely heavely on FABridge. If there s nobody to maintain it. We
> are willing to do it.
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Alain
> 
> 2012/8/2 Keith Sutton <keith@spoon.as>
> 
>> If you search the email list for 'FABridge', 'Automation',... as I have,
>> you will find that it is not clear as to what is where in the email trail.
>> 
>> The best way to resolve all this is for Alex/Carol to identify what on the
>> list is at which point we can update the survey:
>> 1) included in 4.8
>> 2) donated but not included in 4.8
>> 3) yet to be donated
>> 
>>    1) 2) 3) 4.6 ViewStack
>>    1) 2) 3) 4.6 Accordion
>>    1) 2) 3) 4.6 DateField
>>    1) 2) 3) 4.6 DataChooser
>>    1) 2) 3) 4.6 Enhanced DataGrid
>>    1) 2) 3) 4.6 missing automation libraries
>>    1) 2) 3) 4.6 missing fabridge
>>    1) 2) 3) 4.6 missing flash-integration
>>    1) 2) 3) 4.6 missing samples
>>    1) 2) 3) 4.6 missing embedded font support
>>    1) 2) 3) 3.x Flex SDK
>>    1) 2) 3) Flex compiler source code
>>    1) 2) 3) BlazeDS/BlazeDS.NET
>>    1) 2) 3) TLF
>>    1) 2) 3) Gravity
>>    1) 2) 3) FXG
>>    1) 2) 3) Squiggly
>>    1) 2) 3) OSMF
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 8/2/2012 9:39 AM, Alex Harui wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 8/2/12 9:06 AM, "David Francis Buhler" <davidbuhler@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>  @Alex. I think Alain is referrring to the Flex Roadmap Survey which asks
>>>> how important FABridge support is in the future of Flex development.
>>>> 
>>>> If FABridge has been donated, and is stable, perhaps the survey should
>>>> exclude related FABridge questions?
>>>> 
>>> Alain's email was sent before the survey.  Unforunately, the information
>>> in
>>> the survey and some emails from Keith and Scott is out-of-date and
>>> incorrect.  The survey will have little impact on what Adobe does because
>>> most of the items have been donated or are already in the process of being
>>> donated.
>>> 
>>> 
>> 

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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