Flash & Flex
After all these rumors on Microsoft buying Adobe, several people asked me what do I think of it, and, of course the second question was (it’s always on the mind of every professional software developer), “What to learn next?”
Oct. 12, 2010 07:15 AM EDT Reads: 15,544
This Wednesday was probably the first day on the (potentially long) path to Adobe Flash decline: the most popular video site out there – YouTube – started offering videos in Flash-less mode for browsers which support HTML 5 and h.264 video codec.
This means that today the option...
Feb. 7, 2010 11:00 PM EST Reads: 16,094
There are about 250,000 developers working with Flex and AIR. If you add an army of ActionScript developers, this number will grow substantially. Where do you go if you have a technical issue while developing RIA? As of today, there no one place to ask questions and get answers. A res...
Dec. 12, 2009 10:30 PM EST Reads: 12,454
Adobe Thursday turned its little piece of Disneyland for developers loose. The pre-release of Flash Player 10, a k a 'Astro,' which promises richer, more immersive Web 2.0 experiences, has gone to public beta ahead of general availability sometime later this year. It adds custom filter...
May. 20, 2008 12:30 PM EDT Reads: 16,972
Told ya Adobe was gonna reorganize and put its mobile/devices operation in with its platform operation in the name of moving to a single technology platform and runtime for PCs, handsets and consumer devices. Adobe's new CTO Kevin Lynch, the creator of AIR, is basically in charge of th...
Apr. 10, 2008 09:15 AM EDT Reads: 33,536
We are entering an era of Rich Internet Applications (RIA), and many enterprise development managers are facing the dilemma - which way to go - remain with tried and true Java or .NET technologies or less known (as yet) yet AJAX, Flex, OpenLaszlo...
Feb. 10, 2008 11:15 AM EST Reads: 81,944 Replies: 4
Farata Systems, a leading provider of Flex and Java services and components has announced availability of the Alpha version of the first community site www.myflex.org that will become a repository for commercial Flex components and Eclipse plugins developed by independent vendors.
Mar. 26, 2007 12:15 PM EDT Reads: 25,448
Here's the assignment: write a Flex application that can run against different servers (dev, uat, prod) without the need to recompile the SWF file. It does not take a rocket scientist to figure out that the URL of the server should be passed to SWF as a parameter, and we’ll do this by...
Oct. 12, 2006 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 72,662 Replies: 1
Flash Player 9 enters pre-Alpha stage on Linux. Adobe marketing needs to work harder.
Oct. 6, 2006 08:15 AM EDT Reads: 25,911
We are about to enter a new era, when plain looking Web applications will gradually be replaced with RIA delivered over the Web that can actually land on the PC and work in a disconnected mode as well. How this will affect the evolution of Business Intelligence (BI) applications?
Oct. 5, 2006 12:45 PM EDT Reads: 27,454
There are cool software tools and there are practical tools. People who make their living by development of the enterprise Web applications, are very careful in selecting the language or technology for their needs. There is a huge difference in requirements for developing an applicatio...
Aug. 21, 2006 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 46,966 Replies: 4
It's a known fact that Java and Adobe Flex 2 compliment each other really well. But now accessing database becomes even easier with DAOFlex code generator.
Jul. 25, 2006 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 17,075