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Future of Flex?

 
Mark Beavis
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Hello esteemed authors -

Do you think Flex (and indeed Silverlight and JavaFx) has much of a future, given the developments in HTML5?

(And the fact that the Apple i* products don't, and never will support flash content)
 
Paul Sturrock
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Flash is quite well established. That is alway an important factor over other (possibly better) technologies. Silverlight has the backing of a big browser maker, which will be important. JavaFX I personally feel it might just be too late to the party.
 
Dan Orlando
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Hah... God I love controversy! It keeps things interesting, which isn't easy in our field of industry

I wrote up a couple of posts on the topic back when it first became a controversial issue. If you're interested, you can find them here:

http://danorlando.com/?p=468

http://danorlando.com/?p=472
 
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