Royale at ApacheCon 2020

Royale at ApacheCon 2020

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The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) held its annual convention, ApacheCon, September 29-October 1, 2020. Because of the pandemic, it was an all-virtual conference. Participants logged in and attended keynote speeches, track sessions, and informal hallway meetings from all around the world. The conference had a track in Mandarin, and sessions in Hindi.

Attendance broke all previous records, with over three thousand people taking part. Over 80% were attending their first-ever ASF convention.

There were 27 presentation tracks, the largest number ever for ApacheCon. Apache Royale was among them, with presenters in Pakistan, Spain, and Canada.

The tracks were:

  • Hello, Royale!: A high-level tour of what Apache Royale does, its history, and what it offers to people creating new applications or migrating existing Flex applications before the end of Flash support. [Video][PDF]
  • Moving an App from Flex to Royale: What’s involved in migrating a complex, business-critical application from Apache Flex and the Flash platform to Apache Royale. [Video][PDF]
  • Starting from a blank file: A demonstration of creating a complex application from an empty file, using Royale’s existing features and component sets. [Video][PDF]
  • Tour de Jewel: A review and discussion of the Jewel component set, the most feature-rich of the component sets Royale provides. [Video][PDF]

You can download and review PDFs of the four presentations or watch the videos of the presentations available on YouTube.

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