Apache Flex

Monday April 16, 2012

Apache Flex - Alive and Kicking at 360Flex 2012

It's amazing to see the Apache Flex community alive and kicking at 360 Flex 2012. Thanks to Mr. Wilker himself, we have our own room in Lone Tree: The Apache Flex Discovery Room. Come by the room and find out about Apache Flex, figure out how you can be a part of our growing community, or just stop by to get some help. By the way, if you're just getting started Justin Mclean has offered to show you how to download and build the SDK. Just find him in the room and say hello. Also, there's plenty of committers here and a number of activities going on throughout the week. Committers and active mailing list participants that have been spotted at 360Flex:

  • Alex Harui
  • Carol Frampton
  • Mike Labriola
  • Jeffry Houser
  • Nicholas Kwiatkowski
  • Kevin Korngut
  • Justin Mclean
  • Doug Arthur
  • Jonathan Campos
  • Roland Zwaga
  • Christophe Herreman
  • JP Bader
  • Jun Heider
Activity breakdown:
  • Monday 9:30a - 10:40a - Apache Flex made it's presence known at the 360 Flex Keynote
  • Monday 4:00p - 5:10p - Apache Flex committer and SDK Engineer Alex Harui will be giving a talk on Apache Flex
  • Tuesday 9:30a - 10:40a - Mike Labriola and any of the Apache Flex committers that show up will be giving a quick talk followed by an open Q&A and mingle.
  • Tuesday 8:00p - 9:00p - If you want to meet the Apache Flex Committers there will be a birds of a feather event.
So come by and join our community!

Comments:

This is great! Good to see you guys are moving forward! Will any videos from the event be made available? Thanks, Adam

Posted by Adam Nasralla on April 17, 2012 at 10:37 AM GMT #

Flex is alive and kicking in London with many businesses in finance having ongoing projects (both legacy and new). Good to have fresh news from Apache Flex. Keep them coming.

Posted by Karl Sigiscar on April 17, 2012 at 09:19 PM GMT #

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Posted by iyut on April 22, 2012 at 04:50 AM GMT #

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Posted by geo26r on April 22, 2012 at 03:05 PM GMT #

Why aren't there any new updates?

Posted by Raj on May 09, 2012 at 10:13 AM GMT #

Where can I find information on the plans and direction of Apache Flex? I can see detailed discussions in the email archives, and I can see commits in the archives as well, but I have no idea what is being built. There are probably many like myself who have made a commitment to build projects in Flex, but at the moment do not know whether we should continue in Flex. A description of plans would help. Otherwise, we may discover too late that we are building in the wrong language.

Posted by Gary Griswold on May 10, 2012 at 04:41 AM GMT #

+1 Gary Griswold

Posted by Dane Ebental on May 11, 2012 at 06:10 AM GMT #

What the hell is going on... it's already May 2012 and Flex is still incubating... not a single a release from the Flex Apache group, is this a joke?

Posted by Sean on May 13, 2012 at 10:07 PM GMT #

FLEX IS DEAD!

Posted by Dave on May 14, 2012 at 07:37 AM GMT #

The lack of communication does not mean there is no activity. After all, Apache Flex does not have a PR and marketing team. You can checkout the project in SVN and do a Show History. You will see they are working on it: https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/flex/trunk

Posted by Karl Sigiscar on June 07, 2012 at 02:07 PM GMT #

When apache is going to launch new flex sdk. What these ppl are doing.......??? We have lots of hope with apache..........according to there wonderful reputation in opensource community....... we are waiting................... We know flex can not be dead because of its mature functionality in web and desktop applications.......so please give some clue man...............

Posted by Gaurav Gupta on June 18, 2012 at 09:46 AM GMT #

we want some public and official notification ..............from apachee...............we are waiting for it...................

Posted by Gaurav Gupta on June 18, 2012 at 09:47 AM GMT #

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