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From "aYo ~" <...@binitie.com>
Subject Re: Flex Linux support
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2012 19:01:12 GMT
Hi Robert,
There are a number of us here who are in the same boat with you. I
regretfully have to tell you that moving your development to windows seems
to be the only option at the moment if you want to take advantage of all
the new features being developed. I have explored all the options you have
stated and currently I also develop with FDT5 in Linux Mint KDE. However I
have had to set up a windows dev environment to be able to work with the
newer flash player and all the new features. I still hope (albeit a fading
hope) that someday there will be a move towards resurrecting the support
for developers who prefer Linux as a development platform. For the moment
though no cigar.
~a~
www.ayobinitie.com
http://mrbinitie.blogspot.com


On 2 October 2012 19:37, Robert Szabo <Robert.Szabo@adaptivemobile.com>wrote:

>
>
> I have been looking into this and am currently searching for linux support.
>
> I have been using FlexBuilder for Linux, then I ended up going to fb4linux
> (http://code.google.com/p/fb4linux/) for the 4.5 SDK with eclipse-indigo
> as Adobe stopped supporting linux when it introduced FlashBuilder.
>
> This has worked fine and I am happy to continue working that way, but it
> would seem that there will be no bugfixes/enhancements going forward.
>
> The notable items lacking with the fb4linux approach is:
>
>
> -          Visual Designer Mode
>
> -          States view
>
> -          profiler
> Last time I checked FlashBuilder was eclipse based, so also curious if
> maintaining a Flashbuilder plugin was in the cards.
>
> I am aware that the flash-debugger is only available for linux in a 32 bit
> binary and there is a workaround for that.
>
> What I would like to confirm is if there is any future with Flex and Linux
>  in the roadmap and if I  can continue developing and deploying in a linux
> environment.
>
> Can someone shed some light on this?
>
> Bob Szabo
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