[osflash] Powerflasher FDT
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Tue Jun 28 01:17:43 PDT 2005
Huh, i didn't even know, there was a difference, thanks.
That's why my english mother-in-law always turns red when i was trying
to praise her food :)
Ubi De Feo wrote:
> I guess ralf meant "awesome", not "awful", because that's what FDT
> looks like.
> At the moment I'm just a starter, but I accomplish better results on
> FAMES day by day.
> I like this new way of working, and probably will buy FDT when it's out.
> my workflow would be seriously improved, and this is key when you have
> big projects and short time.
> ASDT stays great and will keep getting better.
> FDT is something we haven't had a real chance to try
> time will tell
> congratulations to both teams
> On Jun 27, 2005, at 10:37 PM, Ralf Bokelberg wrote:
>> Hi Carlo,
>> i appreciate your efforts to create a better eclipse plugin. FDT
>> looks really awful and is a serious competitor of ASDT. It will
>> surely be of great influence on the development of ASDT.
>> Just to get one thing straight:
>> We were together with Ralf the first programmers on ASDT besides
>> Peter Schreiber. ... and I think that pushed ASDT for miles.
>> The founder of the project and author of most of the ASDT's code is
>> Peter Schreiber. Even if Nico contributed some code, he surely would
>> not insist on calling his influence like "pushing ASDT for miles". In
>> fact, without ASDT, FDT would have never been happen. It would be
>> nice, to acknowledge this fact.
>> Anyway, i'm looking forward to final Version of FDT.
>> Carlo Blatz wrote:
>>> Hi OSFlashers,
>>> time to say something, he? :) I'm Carlo owner of Powerflasher and so
>>> one of the guys behind FDT. In the name of the full team - I thank
>>> you for the big interest in FDT. I want to clarify the specs and
>>> answer all questions to make it more transparent. We were together
>>> with Ralf the first programmers on ASDT besides Peter Schreiber. The
>>> 0.0.7 release was heavily influenced by us by integrating
>>> templating, quicknavigation, editor context menu and key-binding.
>>> Also the MTASC support was fully integrated by us against the wish
>>> of some ASDT members (at that time). That was our attempt to combine
>>> our development tools with ASDT and I think that pushed ASDT for miles.
>>> Unfortunately the structure and speed in the project was not
>>> acceptable for us. We needed a more advanced product faster and had
>>> to develop more independently than it was possible at that time. To
>>> accelerate the progress with our possibilities as commercial
>>> company, we had to stop developing at ASDT and came back to our own
>>> To show the dimension: ASDT has about 100 classes. FDT has over 600
>>> and is a real consistent Eclipse Plugin.
>>> THERE IS NO LINE OF CODE OF ASDT IN FDT! But we like ASDT and the
>>> way that the flashcommunity comes back to start working together
>>> like in the pioneer days. FDT was originally planed and developed
>>> just for us. But we know that every professional flashdeveloper need
>>> such a tool and that was the reason why we publish it. It became
>>> what we always dreamed of - working in Flash just like JDK. It was
>>> not planed to publish it, but in the dimension it is acutally, we
>>> just have to share :). It will be not expensive (more info next
>>> month). So everyone has the choice to decide between ASDT and FDT.
>>> OpenSource will save the world - but this time it made definitly
>>> more sense for us to develop it by own. You can see the result in
>>> the near future. We can also meet together with Nico Zimmerman the
>>> mainprogrammer behind FDT in NY at the FlashForward to discuss and
>>> ofcourse we´ll try to answer all questions here. Carlo Blatz
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