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MarkBrodhuber
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that was pretty interesting.

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LucidStudios
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Flash killer??

http://www.roughlydrafted.com/2008/06/14/cocoa-for-windows-flash-killer-sproutcore/

any flash killer will take 10 years of time and in those 10 years flash will be far more advanced feature rich. There was a lot of hype when Microsoft announced Silverlight and even after release of second version I don’t see Silverlight anywhere on the web.

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wickedpixel
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That sprout-core thing… it’s only a javascript framework like other dozens…
Where is the “flash killer” element?! The main points that make flash a great tool are missing from javascript… raster + vector + 3d graphics, sound/video support… and many more
I think that framework is using “flash killer” title only to get some attention…

Buuhhuu!

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ourben
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People are porting all sorts of AS projects to ECMA .

In order to kill Flash, you’re going to need:
  • Cross platform 90%+ version penetration
  • A crazy fast VM/interpreter
  • Right once, deploy anywhere
  • Millions of man hours invested in shared learning
Here is a list of the things SilverLight has matched:
  • A crazy fast VM, with issues

Here is a list of the things JavaScript frameworks have matched:

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benny_dh
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I think that framework is using “flash killer” title only to get some attention…

Exactly! Adobe will be more advanced in the future! These guys or silver light can’t even think about that.

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