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From sébastien Paturel <sebpatu.f...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Flex on top of Dart (was: To AS4 or not (was: Re: ASC 2.0 and Falcon))
Date Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:53:25 GMT
"rewriting a Flex-like framework" easy to say but hard to do.
And its irrelevant in the Flex mailing list. We discuss what Flex should 
become, not what should be done to replace it.

You should ask, "has someone considered transcoding flex to Dart?"

Le 19/10/2012 14:49, João Saleiro a écrit :
> I might be crucified for this, but has someone considered rewriting a 
> Flex-like framework on top of Dart?
>
> John Evans alone started building Buckshot UI on top of Dart which 
> features a declarative language similar to MXML, data-binding, UI 
> controls among other interesting stuff. Take a look at these demos: 
> http://www.buckshotui.org/sandbox/?demo=clock, featuring layouts, 
> TabNavigators, Tree, Accordion, Slider, RadioButton, etc, running on 
> any modern web-browser. As far as I know, this was the work of one guy...
>
> Don't take me wrong here: I still love actionscript. But it doesn't 
> hurt checking the new girl on the neighborhood - 
> http://www.dartlang.org/ . This girl reached M1 recently, and has a 
> huge momentum right now (ML with 1690 members, for example).
>
> João Saleiro


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