April 02, 2008

Merapi: AIR and Java

Writing about web page http://adamflater.blogspot.com/2008/02/meet-merapi.html

I was wondering what the status of the Artemis Project was recently and had meant to follow it up, but a post on FlexCoders today highlighted Merapi, a new project that takes over from Artemis.

Merapi will provide a framework that uses Java to give AIR access to the system shell (and therefore have access to things like printing, scanning, hardware etc.). It’s very early days for the project but in a few months time it may be possible to create desktop applications using Merapi that do really useful things, without going near Swing. One to watch…


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  1. Adam Flater

    Thanks for the post Steven…. good stuff.
    -adam

    28 Apr 2008, 23:07


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