[osflash] J2AS - use Java to write Flash applications
Allen, Christopher S.
CSALLEN at PARTNERS.ORG
Thu Aug 11 07:20:26 PDT 2005
This looks really great! I can already use it on my project. I have some Java
bean classes that I need to convert to ActionScript and make sure that the two
sets of classes stay in sync. This is the perfect tool for the job.
I can't wait to play with other uses soon too.
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It's a cool project i should say, and it's useful to us AsWing teams,
i think i can use it to convert some jave source code to as, for
example some LayoutManagers in Java Swing would be just converted by
J2AS then they can work with AsWing. But i think this is just a little
one of J2AS's powers, i'll try to get more and let you know Ralf.
Thanx for the Cool Project.
2005/8/11, Ralf Bokelberg <info at bokelberg.de>:
> Hi Adam,
> being an ActionScripter, my original motivation was the lack of a full
> featured ide. Some little adjustments to the code to get all of the
> great JDT features seem to be much worth it.
> As for the future of the project: I'm not clear about it yet. Making it
> more compliant to standard Java seems to be a good route to get even
> more out of the Java toolset. I'm not sure though, if we can achieve a
> point, where any Java code can be deployed on the Flash plattform.
> Anyway, i'm not going the implement something, nobody needs. This is
> where the community comes into play. It will be interesting to see, what
> people use J2AS and what they want to do it.
> Adam Pasztory wrote:
> > Hi Ralf,
> > I wanted to let you know that I played around with this a little bit
> > today, and I worked as advertised. Very impressive!
> > I was wondering what your future vision is for this project. Are you
> > mainly trying to give AS developers an alternative syntax? Or do you
> > think people could actually convert existing Java projects and libraries
> > to AS? Are you planning to support more advanced Java features that
> > don't directly correlate with AS?
> > Also, what would be involved in making a Java --> SWF compiler? Just
> > curious?
> > cheers,
> > Adam
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