Flash only «Modules with PureMVC pipes» demo

Flash Modules and pipes demo screenshot

In a first article I posted an example of a PureMVC multicore application for ActionScript 3 with Pipes and Modules using Flex SDK.

Some people here and in the PureMVC forums asked for examples of multicore apps done with Flash only (pure ActionScript projects without Flex SDK at least). This is why, I created a new version on my Flex app that uses Flash components instead of the Flex SDK to be able to compile it with a Flash IDE only.

If you compare the Flex and Flash app, you will see that the PureMVC parts are near the same in the two apps. This is the PureMVC magic. Only views converted from Flex to Flash need to be different, business logic, pipes and model stay the same.

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Voting for Adobe to open source Flash Player

ActionScript Love Formula Screenshot

I'm not specifically what you can call an "open-source evangelist" nor a specialist of the problem, but as a user and Flash developer, I think it's now time to open-source Flash Player.

Adobe already have made great moves to open source their technologies. Just have a look at the official Adobe websites like opensource.adobe.com, www.openscreenproject.org, www.opensourcemediaframework.com They now have a good knowledge on developing open source softwares destinate to a community.

A lot of things are currently moving around Flash technology, like the W3C hardly looking for royalty-free, open source solutions for HTML5. Open video player initiative. Silverlight 3 becoming now mature on Windows, Mac, and soon Linux. Google buying On2 video solution (the same video codec still in use by Flash Player). And many other things that some of you even better know than me.

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