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SDK Hackery


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SDK Hackery

  1. 1. SDK Hackery by Brian Deitte
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Framework hackery </li></ul><ul><li>Compiler hackery </li></ul><ul><li>Hackery info </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where’s the source? <ul><li>You have most of it already in Flex Builder </li></ul><ul><li>{flex.builder}sdks{version}frameworksprojectsframeworks </li></ul><ul><li>{flex.builder}sdks{version}asdoc </li></ul><ul><li>And more </li></ul>
  4. 4. Monkey patching for profit <ul><li>1. Put the framework source you want to change in a source path </li></ul><ul><li>2. ???? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Profit! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why submit an SDK change? <ul><li>You don't want to merge changes again in a later version </li></ul><ul><li>You want to use the signed framework RSLs </li></ul><ul><li>You’re just a good citizen who loves to get rid of Flex bugs: http:// / </li></ul><ul><li>You want the fame and fortune </li></ul>
  6. 6. The real SDK <ul><li>Real programmers use the real SDK: </li></ul><ul><li>(Kidding) </li></ul><ul><li>Need Subversion client, Java, Ant </li></ul><ul><li>Two hours to set up, two decades to learn the code </li></ul>
  7. 7. Examples of hackery <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  8. 8. More information <ul><li>Flex SDK mailing lists: </li></ul><ul><li>Dev documentation: </li></ul>