Apache Flex 4.9 is now released

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After seven release candidates now Apache Flex 4.9 is now released as the first release after becoming an Apache Software Foundation top level project.

Here is brief list of advantages that Apache Flex team has brought in with this new release:

  • New localizations for Australian, British, Canadian, Greek, Switzerland (German) and Portuguese
  • The SDK natively supports the Flash Player versions 10.2 through 11.5. Previous versions were locked to a single version.
  • Better support for Vectors, including new VectorList and VectorCollection classes.
  • Inclusion of the new PostalCodeFormatter and PostalCodeValidator components for more consistent internationalization.
  • The TLF (Text Frame Framework) was updated to version 3.0.33, and is now baked in the SDK. No need to download it separately.
  • Support for Java 7 for compiling the SDK.
  • The “Mustella” testing framework has been improved and many tests have been updated.
  • Lots of bug fixes, and other small enhancements.


Flex developer club @ Rightway Solution is constantly honing their skills in Flex development framework so that they can leverage the benefits of all latest feature in Flex SDK for delivering best of the best applications over the web, desktops and mobile devices.

For your information, Apache Flex, formerly Adobe Flex, is a software development kit (SDK) for building and maintaining expressive web applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers, desktops and devices (including smart phones, tablets and TV). Initially developed by Macromedia and then acquired by Adobe Systems, Flex was donated by Adobe to the Apache Software Foundation in 2011 and graduated to become a top-level project in December 2012.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache_Flex

Posted by : Abhishek Agarwal Date : February 8, 2013

Abhishek Agarwal is Co-founder and CEO of Rightway Solution and Leads Business Development and Marketing Initiatives.

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