Drawbacks of using Flex for data processingapplication?
27 Jan 2009 - 2:25am
4 years ago
(Edit : This is a re-post as my original didn't pass moderation.
Providing context is a crime it seems)
Just to defend Flex for a moment (again another Flex developer here).
1. It is free, it is just the Adobe IDE that costs money. You can
download the SDK for free and start working.
2. Flex is more like a traditional programming language, so while
("traditional" web developers), hand it to a Java developer and they'll
be banging the work out in no time.
3. You get a lot out of the box with Flex when it comes to both data
handling and UI. Check out the iLog components and the Degrafa libraries
for examples of excellent work.
4. When you say data processing, do you mean data visualisation? Flex is
a client side technology, so your heavy lifting is best left on the
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