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Flex

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Which is faster? Flash or Silverlight?

The answer is: it depends. Flash/Flex is faster when it comes to graphic rendering, but Silverlight is faster when it comes to pure computation speed. There are two speed benchmarks for RIA application, and they both focus on UI rendering: BubbleMark: it displays many bubble floating around the screen as fastest as possible, and use the resulting frame per second as result of the test GUIMark: similar to the BubbleMark, but with more effects and animations used: vectorial images, alpha transparencies, text reflow and so on. Then another benchmark has been developed, CountingPrimes, which...

Adobe Flex goes OSS

Today important technology news: Adobe to Open Source Flex. It's a bit late here (4am watching Luna Rossa beating Team New Zealand ) so my neurons cannot work enough to formulate an opinion on what it is going to happen. What is it going to happen now? Will Adobe gain a few points % also in the desktop development? I'm waiting for your opinion. Technorati tags: Flex, Silverlight, Adobe, Apollo