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Old 01-31-2011, 07:57 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Jakute Styling Engine - CSS framework for Flash

If you are after style handling for your components and applications,
this new open source project might interest you.

Jakute is a full featured, lightweight and performant CSS engine for Flash.
You work with Jakute the same way you do with CSS in HTML:
  • load external CSS files
  • set styles directly to a component
  • use contextual selectors (ID and class attributes, descendant combinators)
    ActionScript Code:
    Button#top { color : red; } Button.cancel { color : red; } Button#down.small { color : red; } List ScrollBar Button { color : red; }
  • apply states
    ActionScript Code:
    Button:over { color : red; } Button:over:down { color : red; } ScrollBar#vertical Button#top:enabled=false { color : grey; }
  • set and update styles at runtime
  • move your components around the display list and let Jakute manage the depending styles

I have developed this framework for a library of ui components and tried to keep
it free from dependencies. So you may use it without any requirement to your code.
Styling is a common feature of component frameworks. Unfortunately, they all have
their built-in solution that cannot be used without including even the entire

Could someone be so kind to insert the link to this project? Thank you in advance.

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