[Arp] Arp use cases, case studies, success stories, etc.
jed at usableflash.com
Mon Jan 9 08:49:11 PST 2006
Guess I'll reply back to whole list, since that seems to be the
On Jan 9, 2006, at 3:55 AM, Aral Balkan wrote:
> *For each project:*
> Project title:
(answers will be identical for both)
> 1. What type of project was it? (eg. Online/off-line (eg.
> 2. Which client-side technologies were you using? (eg. Flash IDE/Flex
> 1.5/MTASC, etc.)
Flash, Xcode, MTASC
> 3. Which server-side technologies were you using? (eg. J2EE,
> PHP, .Net,
> Python, CF, etc.)
> 4. Which remoting application were you using? (eg. OpenAMF, AMFPHP,
AMFPHP (now starting to use CakeAMfPHP)
> 5. Did your application use a socket connection or Flash
> Communication/Media Server? Which one and how? How easy/difficult
> was it
> to integrate? Notes/comments?
> integration kit, AFLAX, etc.) How easy/difficult was it to integrate?
> 7. Were you using any Arp extensions? Which one(s)? Notes/comments?
Jesse's ModelLocater, Peter's eventBubbling, and a caching system
spliced into the BusinessDelegate that's my own creation.
> 8. Other notes, comments:
> *General Questions*
> 1. What do you love the most about Arp 2?
Knowing where all my code is, and where new code should go.
> 2. What do you hate the most about Arp 2?
How dang long it took me to figure it all out. I switched mid-project
thinking I'd save time in the long run, but I think I'm going to have
to do several more projects to make back that initial time
investment. Also, setting up a new project- lots of copy/paste/replace
> 3. What is the single most important feature/enhancement you would
> to see in Arp 3?
Built-in ModelLocator (and more importantly, some agreed-upon
conventions for handling events to/from the ML), and a system to
setup new projects more easily (For now I have a pretty decent system
for Xcode that replaces <PROJECTNAME> tags across all the template
> 4. At a minimum, Arp 3 aims to support RIA development with the Flash
> IDE, Flex 1.5, Flex 2, AS 2, MTASC, AS 3, J2EE/OpenAMF and PHP/AMFPHP.
> Does this cover your needs? Have we missed anything?
Maybe too much (?) I dunno, depends on how much more complicated or
drawn-out that makes the release. If keeping it to Flash & AS 2 means
it'll be out sooner and less complicated, that's my vote.
> 5. Everything else: Other features, enhancements you'd like to see,
> general thoughts, anything that we missed in the questions above...
I'll echo the "keep up the great work!"
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