Using ZK and Java is great. I'm still sticking to Flex for developing desktop applications and gaming. Of course, many will still using it for animations, there is no such thing as "abandon", some developers are just over use Flash and end up hurting user experience than necessary.
When it comes to web application, I stick to PHP but will definitely use Flex for mobile, desktop and components within the web browser. On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 10:16 AM, <michael_reg...@dell.com> wrote: > ** > > > Staying with Flex. Not looking elsewhere.**** > > ** ** > > *Michael***** > > ** ** > > *From:* firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] *On > Behalf Of *Ron G > *Sent:* Wednesday, January 11, 2012 8:15 PM > *To:* firstname.lastname@example.org > *Subject:* [flexcoders] Re: Flex alternatives**** > > ** ** > > **** > > Yes, we have also abandoned Flex in favor of ZKoss. Since we are already a > Java shop, on the server side, it seemed logical to use a Java based > framework on the client-side. > > The thing I really like about ZK or ZKoss is that it has equivalent > components to Flex. In fact, it actually has more components than Flex. > > It implements an approach that I really like of separating the UI into > appearance and behavior - much like the Spark components of Flex. Well, not > exactly, but sort of. :) Here's what I mean. For each UI object, it has a > client side (widget) and server side (component). I won't go into further > detail, but it gives you a nice separation of concerns that you can avail > yourself of. This feature also greatly insulates the rendered pages from > x-browser compatibility issues. > > Check it out for yourself at their site (zkoss.org). > > Ron > > --- In email@example.com, "Sal" <sal.celli@...> wrote: > > > > hi, > > as i can sadly see from the message history bottom grid, many > programmers are leaving flex. > > So this thread is to ask you all, if you have already found a valid > alternative to flex for RIA development. > >**** > > **** > > >