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From Daniel Wasilewski <devudes...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [FalconJS] concepts
Date Wed, 28 Nov 2012 23:51:44 GMT
One question straight away after looking at your source code implementation.

Why did you have to implement custom display list for AS3 itself?
Was my assumption correct? That you were trying to bridge a gaps? If so, 
how much effort it would be to do the same with mxml?

Dan

On 11/28/2012 11:43 PM, Frank Wienberg wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> here is another "outsider" who would like to contribute to the JS runtime
> format, if you are interested.
> I am co-founder of the Open Source project Jangaroo, and as such have been
> dealing with JavaScript-to-ActionScript-3 compilation for several years now.
> In response to Bernd Paradies blogging about FalconJS, I blogged about
> "simulating ActionScript 3 language features" extensively:
>
>     -
>     http://blog.jangaroo.net/2011/11/simulating-actionscript-in-javascript.html
>     -
>     http://blog.jangaroo.net/2011/12/simulating-actionscript-in-javascript.html
>     - http://blog.jangaroo.net/2012/01/simulating-actionscript-parameter.html
>     -
>     http://blog.jangaroo.net/2012/01/simulating-actionscript-rest-parameter.html
>
> All described solutions are actually implemented in the Jangaroo Runtime,
> which takes care of the code translated from AS3 to JS by the Jangaroo
> Compiler coming alive.
> In principle, we follow the "classic route", with the exception of how we
> simulate private members: see the first two blog posts.
> At first look the Jangaroo Runtime may seem overly complex to you, but it
> does many more things (class loading / dependency management; class
> initialization = execute static code at the right time; allow keeping
> generated JS code and source AS3 code as similar as possible; automatic
> method binding / correct "this", etc.), and the concepts described in the
> blob posts also work without these additional features.
> The Jangaroo Compiler is written in Java and has a separate code generator
> (well you obviously won't need the parser) which might be worth having a
> look at:
> https://github.com/CoreMedia/jangaroo-tools/blob/master/jangaroo/jangaroo-compiler/src/main/java/net/jangaroo/jooc/backend/JsCodeGenerator.java
> If you dare to use Maven ;-), it is really easy to play around with our
> code generation: Just set up your own projects within minutes, starting
> from an example project like
> https://github.com/fwienber/jooflash-app-template or
> https://github.com/CoreMedia/jangaroo-ext-as-examples .
>
> Greetings,
> -Frank-
>
> Frank Wienberg
> Software Architect & Jangaroo Evangelist
>
> *frank.wienberg@coremedia.com*
>
> * frank@jangaroo <frank@jangaroo.net>.net*
>
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