08 August 2008

Gumbo, FXG example

While Gumbo is still in active development, Flex 3.1 should be out this month and Flex 3.2 is planned for fall 2008. Gumbo will introduce new language features and different set of components that will make some existing Flex 3 components absolute. FXG is new document format and compiler will treat this format as external asset. New tags in FXG and MXML 2009 will be < Private >, < Library >, < Declarations >, < Definition >, < DesignLayer > and < Reparent >.

Instead of current http://www.adobe.com/2006/mxml namespace, Gumbo will introduce new language namespace http://ns.adobe.com/mxml/2009, but Gumbo will also recognize old namespace too. Some older tags like Binding, Script, Style and others will loose mx: prefix. But, built-in types like Array, Number etc will also loose it’s prefix.

Full details on MXML 2009 and FXG, but also if you wish to see it, here is example : Skinning a button in Flex 4 using FXG.


lakshmi said...

if i try to get the group tag then it is showing me the following namespace xmlns:ns="library:adobe/flex/gumbo" and this is happening for all the tags and i am unable to get declaration tag all those , i have just added new sdk to my Flex Builder 3 IDE , and configured it as the default , but when i create new project then it is showing the previous namespace only , if i manually change the namespace then some tags i am unable to get .


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