Apache Flex

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Flex is a powerful, open source application framework that allows you to easily build mobile applications for iOS, Android, and BlackBerry Tablet OS devices, as well as traditional applications for browser and desktop using the same programming model, tool, and codebase

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"My experience with Apache Flex"

What do you like best?

When it is coupled with Adobe AIR, it can be helpful for developing for mobile platforms like Apple-iPod's, iPad's,iPhone's and android devices.

It provides flexibility to users to build an applications that targets all major browsers by leveraging the Adobe Flash Player and JavaScript.

Apache Flex SDK allows its users to write their codes in a highly re-usable manner and could be easily be deployed on any major platform.

Moreover, Apache Flex consistently deploys apps to the respective application stores thus it reduces the time spent on the making of such native applications.

What do you dislike?

Current web browsers does not support flash player. But still Apache Flex is improving day by day. So there does not exists any major negative.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Due to support from Eclipse, FDT and JetBrains Intellij IDEA , Apache Flex could be used at the user's own working speed which makes it a platform that is desirable by the users.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As Apache flex fulfills the my motive being a strongly typed, OOP and decent event model. I'm still writing libraries and components for it in my company.

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Apache Flex review by Shabira B.
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"Build cross-browser applications easily with Flex"

What do you like best?

Apache Flex is an open source SDK used for creating rich internet cross-browser and cross- platform applications.

This can be implemented with Eclipse, Flash Builder like Basically it flash to run your applications.

It mainly use Action Script and MXML for the development process.

What do you dislike?

Rich internet applications can be developed on flash platform.

Its getting better everyday.

I didn't find any cons in it unless you don't know how to use.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We have created an croos application that can access client folder structure using it.

It was then supported in IE and Chrome using flex.

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Apache Flex review by Sandesh D.
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"Open source softwareto build applications"

What do you like best?

Its a very good software for building apps . Both mobile and desktop. One nice feature offered by this software is the ability to test your app. You can use mobile simulators or even test the applications on a specific device.

What do you dislike?

This is dependent on flash. Another thing plugin architecture. You may have trouble finding the right plugins.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I used this software to building mobile applications. The benefit is code sharing across multiple platforms. Works for any mobile hardware. Also it's open source software and easy to use.

Apache Flex review by Stephane B.
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"Best cross platform application development platform. "

What do you like best?

True object oriented programming language (AS3), enterprise class development work flows and tooling, pixel precise cross browsers consistency, true multi screen application development with up to 95% code reuse across 98% of all browsers, PA desktop, Mac desktop, iOS and Android app stores.

What do you dislike?

Anti-competition and antitrust practices from browser vendors to control app distribution channels by blocking cross platform technologies.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Develop once, deploy everywhere. Eliminate research and development silos, one team, one code, one app, any screen.

Apache Flex review by Carolina C.
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"Easy to develop great frontend and attach to a php backend"

What do you like best?

Fast and compact AMF protocol. Wizar to create object serialization

What do you dislike?

New browser does not suport flash player anymore

Recommendations to others considering the product

The problem right now is the lack of support by new browsers

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Develop a Web Page very fast. You can use object serialization to attach with the backend

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