Skip navigation
Currently Being Moderated

Using the command-line compiler?

Feb 8, 2014 10:00 AM

Tags: #flex #flash_builder_4.5

I installed the trial version of Flash Builder and used it for a while.  After the trial period expired, I decided not to buy it because this is only a hobby project and even the "Standard" version costs several $100. But the command line compiler, as I understand it, is part of the open-source Apache FLEX project, so I should be able to use that -- I hope.

 

I spent about 3/4 of my working life writing code with a text editor (or on punch cards), assembling or compiling it, testing it, fixing whatever errors shoed up, rinse, repeat.  I don't see any reason I can't do that with FLEX.

 

However, when I try to run the compiler from the command line, I get the following error:

 

Exception in thread "main" java.io.FileNotFoundException: C:\barry\bin\flex\mxml

c.jar (The system cannot find the file specified)

        at java.util.zip.ZipFile.open(Native Method)

        at java.util.zip.ZipFile.<init>(Unknown Source)

        at java.util.zip.ZipFile.<init>(Unknown Source)

        at java.util.jar.JarFile.<init>(Unknown Source)

        at java.util.jar.JarFile.<init>(Unknown Source)

 

Has anybody else successfully run the mxmlc compiler from the command line?

 
Replies

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (0)

Answers + Points = Status

  • 10 points awarded for Correct Answers
  • 5 points awarded for Helpful Answers
  • 10,000+ points
  • 1,001-10,000 points
  • 501-1,000 points
  • 5-500 points