Using Frameworks for developing the websites, could be a daunting task. Mostly, it is just too hard to find the exact framework that would suit the requirement set and will streamline all of the development processes. In this write up, we have some good news for the Flash Developers. If you are a Flash developer, who is looking out for frameworks to develop Flash websites on, we here have a compilation of 10 best Flash development frameworks. Take a look, you might be just a step away from the framework of your choice.
GAIA is AS3 and A2 designed front end framework provided by Flash which is available for free and incredulously reduces the time consumed for development. GAIA has this scaffolding engine which allows the users to develop fully functional Flash application and websites in no more than 10 minutes, without even having to type a single Action Script coding.
Gugga is Flash framework whose source code is available for free and by taking due assistance of AS3, it features Tasks Engines. Task engines are powerful and abstract and can be easily integrated with various concepts and features, that already are a part of Flex and Flash CS3.
Hemlock is another open source Flash based framework which actually provides the developers with two much sought after features – the enriched resources of Flash and the extensibility of XMPP. It makes it really easy and convenient for the users to create real time and multiple user applications like collaborations, games and a lot more.
SOMA is basically a MVC framework which is written in AS3 and its source code can be freely accessed. It has been specifically developed to meet the requirements of the websites powered either by Flash or Action Script. Its prime aim is to reduce the anxiety and development time required for developing the website. It is able to do so by handling the common requirements of building the Flash site, which are – Managing page and the content, deep linking, backgrounds, contextual menu, transitions, and assets etc.
It is an open source framework which is enriched with the power of Flash Action Script 2.0 Rich Internet Application Library. It has been significantly used for the development of applications which are maintainable, even based and interactive. It has pragmatic pattern and highly resourceful features to meet the challenges faced by common Flash applications.
HYPE is a collaborative visual framework which is developed in FDT and AS#. It was developed by Branden Hall and Joshua Davis.
AsWing is another open source Graphical User Interface framework and library, which makes it really easy for the users to develop Flash applications and User Interface. It can be used in the same way as Java Swing. It contains a set of GUI components which are required to be implemented in object oriented Action Script.
CASA lib is an Action Script library, which is superlatively flexible and allows the users to stream line various processes. It acts as a solid, concrete and reliable foundation for your various projects. In order to help the users code faster and more efficiently, it provides the users with a set of utilities, classes and interfaces.
AXIIS is another open source framework which is used for data visualizing and designing. The budding developers and the expert developers, both find solace in this open source framework. Regardless of what you are trying – building professional looking charts for executive briefings or pushing limits of the conventional data visualization, AXIIS will always have available resources for you.
It is a Flash game engine whose source code is available for free and is particularly an engine designed to cater to the needs of the brand new and upcoming generation of gaming. What Push Button Engine does is that it very easily assembles the best features from the existing libraries, required for building engrossing flash based games. With the help of Push Button, developers spend less time on coding and more time on building games.
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