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From Marcus Fritze <marcus.fri...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Flex Mobile components in desktop/browser applications
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2012 23:28:26 GMT
Thank you Maxime. I will look into it.

Am 20.12.2012 um 22:34 schrieb Maxime Cowez <maxime.cowez@gmail.com>:

> @Marcus Here you go:
> https://github.com/RIAstar/CallOutFx
> 
> It's not much to look at, but it's a starting point.
> 
> @Mark That's right. But I used SkinnablePopUpContainer, which ads the
> flexibility of Spark skinning.
> 
> Max
> 
> 
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Kessler CTR Mark J <
> mark.kessler.ctr@usmc.mil> wrote:
> 
>> 
>>   If you wanted to build off a previous base for the popup with some
>> options, you could create a sub-component off of the "s:PopUpAnchor".  It
>> works like a callout but is just a invisible container.  Works great for
>> contextual overlays n such.
>> 
>> -Mark
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Maxime Cowez [mailto:maxime.cowez@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 10:09
>> To: Marcus Fritze
>> Cc: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Flex Mobile components in desktop/browser applications
>> 
>>> Are you willing to share your code of your CallOutButton?
>> Sure, I'll try to set up a repo on GitHub as soon as I find some time.
>> 
>>> and maybe submit to the Apache Flex?
>> I'm afraid my implementation is a little bit too "ad hoc" for that. It was
>> created to serve one use case only.
>> For instance, the CallOut will always appear underneath the Button and
>> horizontally centered to the Button's center. The mobile CallOutButton has
>> a lot more options.
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 3:00 PM, Marcus Fritze <
>> marcus.fritze@googlemail.com
>>> wrote:
>> 
>>> @maxime
>>> 
>>> Are you willing to share your code of your CallOutButton and maybe submit
>>> to the Apache Flex?
>>> 
>>> Thanks
>>> 
>>> Marcus
>>> 
>>> Am 21.11.2012 um 16:23 schrieb Maxime Cowez <maxime.cowez@gmail.com>:
>>> 
>>>> I'm no mobile expert so I don't know about other components, but I
>> found
>>>> myself rewriting a desktop version of Callout and CalloutButton just
>> last
>>>> week.
>>>> Bear in mind that functionality may somewhat differ, especially when it
>>>> comes to user interaction. For instance my desktop CalloutButton will
>> pop
>>>> the Callout on mouse rollover or click (can be configured), whereas the
>>>> mobile version reacts to touch events (obviously).
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 3:41 PM, Antonio Ortiz <zenkai_@hotmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> It will be great... :)
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2012 15:30:27 +0100
>>>>>> Subject: Flex Mobile components in desktop/browser applications
>>>>>> From: carlos.rovira@codeoscopic.com
>>>>>> To: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I'd like to ask the motivation behind mobile components (like
>>>>>> ViewNavigator, CallOut,...) be only for mobile.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> For example, a ViewNavigator is a great component for wizard
>>>>>> implementations having lot of sense in browser/desktop apps. The
>>> builtin
>>>>>> transitions and push/pop functionality is really cool!.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> So what do you think about extend the use of mobile components to
>>>>>> browser/desktop apps.
>>>>>> Right now it could be done with some tricks like the ones described
>>> here:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> http://www.riagora.com/2011/08/flex-mobile-in-the-browser/
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> In my test I need mobilecomponents.swc and mobile.swc in the project
>> to
>>>>> get
>>>>>> it work, but a tight implementation should avoid that separation
and
>>>>> bring
>>>>>> at least new MXML skins for desktop/browser applications while
>> maintain
>>>>>> current mobile skins for mobile targets. So we could make some
>> changes
>>> in
>>>>>> this direction in order to get a more natural use.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> What do you think about it?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Carlos Rovira
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>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 


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