Flash for C++ and Java programmers
This seems a solid response by Adobe guys to Silverlight people. Adobe has decided to give support of C++,Java and Python for new releases of Flash environment.
Expanding on the project, Ted Patrick, Adobe technical evangelist,
said the technology would allow for cross-compiling existing code from
C, C++, Java, Python, and Ruby to ActionScript. This would enable
components written in those languages to be integrated into a larger
project, Patrick said. "That code becomes perfectly portable into our
application platform," he said.
For example, an alternative PDF renderer providing a lighter version
of PDF could be cross-compiled, and the Flash Player could read it and