Switching from FlashDevelop 3 to Powerflasher FDT 4 pt.1

I switched from FlashDevelop to Powerflasher FDT 4 beta about 2 months ago and have a lot of things to say about what a great decision it was, I intended to write a series on posts on how to made that move before but unfortunately i haven’t had the time it deserves, so on the next few posts i will cover some tips and tricks that will hopefully will show You how easily and fast is to make that switch and start enjoying truly coding comfort in no time, believe me it’s worth the try.

Flash Develop 3.1.0 RTM is out Now

Flash Develop 3.1.0 RTM

The  new relase of Flash Develop 3.1.0 RTM is out now it comes as a a major feature  release, with  new things like refactoring and multiproject support,Flash Player 10.1 and Flex 4 support added and Real MXML completion implemented, full list below:

List of Changes

* Real MXML completion implemented
* Flash Player 10.1 and Flex 4 support added
* Initial simple refactoring support added
* Global excluded directories added to Tasks
* Embed generation now added for all filetypes
* Proper file encoding behaviour without BOM added
* HTML ZenCoding implementation added (Control + B)
* Output panel is now searchable (Highlight, F3 and Shift+F3)
* Simple multiproject support with batch compiling added (1*)
* Compiler constants and timestamp added now automaticly
* Code completion is now fed with classes from SDK sources
* Japanese localization added (Settings -> SelectedLocale)
* HaXe on demand completion added (patch from filt3r)
* Additional keyword groups added to the config
* Code completion improvements and bug fixes
* General UI improvements and bug fixes
1*= Right click a project file or project node if you have multiple projects present [sample here]

Important:

* Get the debug Flash Player (You need: Projector and ActiveX)
*
Get Adobe Flex SDK. The free Flex SDK (2, 3 or 4) is required for ActionScript 3 development if you don’t use Flash CS*.
* Java 1.6+ is required for the Flex compiler (ActionScript 3).

Download:

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Download FlashDevelop 3.1.0 RTM