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How Flex differ from other frameworks

Chaminda Amarasinghe
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Hi Fillop,

I was just wondering how flex differ from other RIA frameworks such as GWT, YUI, Jquery, Dojo etc..

Thanks
Paul Sturrock
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Flash runs in a plugin, all the other technologies you mention ultimately run using the browser itself.


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Amit K Jain
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So is it possible to replace the DHTML components which very poor in performance? Also, how is the performance using flex?
Paul Sturrock
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Amit K Jain wrote:So is it possible to replace the DHTML components which very poor in performance? Also, how is the performance using flex?


Both DHTML and Flash can be written to perform well or badly. There is nothing inherent in either technology that implies poor performance.
Amit K Jain
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Thank you Paul!

Where can I find more info on Flex? Can you suggest some books name or online tutorial on this?

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Amit
Paul Sturrock
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Flex is a good place to start. The Adobe sites are full of useful examples and other information. I can't advise you on a book; I haven't read any myself.
 
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