Adobe Flex Finds Its Footing

By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2006-08-16 Print this article Print

Review: There have been lots of changes in the first two years of Adobe's promising rich Internet platform, and that's meant choppy waters for developers. But eWEEK Labs finds that Version 2 adds the stability and maturity needed to make Flex a maj

In two-plus years its been around, Adobe Flex has undergone more than two and a half version releases, which has probably made developers who use the rich Internet platform feel as if they have been riding on a particularly unpredictable and gnarly wave. (And this doesnt even take into account Adobes acquisition in 2005 of Flex creator Macromedia.)

Click here to read the full review of Adobe Flex Version 2.

Jim Rapoza, Chief Technology Analyst, eWEEK.For nearly fifteen years, Jim Rapoza has evaluated products and technologies in almost every technology category for eWEEK. Mr Rapoza's current technology focus is on all categories of emerging information technology though he continues to focus on core technology areas that include: content management systems, portal applications, Web publishing tools and security. Mr. Rapoza has coordinated several evaluations at enterprise organizations, including USA Today and The Prudential, to measure the capability of products and services under real-world conditions and against real-world criteria. Jim Rapoza's award-winning weekly column, Tech Directions, delves into all areas of technologies and the challenges of managing and deploying technology today.

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