The Future of Mobile Technologies

August 14th, 2011 by Anatole Tartakovsky

Yesterday I was giving a talk and the demo at Farata’s Fourth Annual Symposium on Software Development. The title of this presentation was “Using Mobile Technologies in the Brave New World of Computing”. It was a mix of the presentation… continue reading

Systematic Approach to Mobile and Web Development

August 7th, 2011 by Anatole Tartakovsky

This Friday I’m making presenting at Farata Symposium on mobile development. Initially I was planning on just extending the same presentation I was doing in Denver @ 360Flex – showing the mobile version of a sales automation application and then… continue reading

The Brave New World of Prosumer Experience

July 5th, 2011 by Anatole Tartakovsky

The long weekend of non-stop rainy weather presented rare opportunity of organizing the thoughts on the new developments in the industry and prepare to my presentations at the upcoming Fourth Farata Symposium ahead of time. Over the course of two… continue reading

RC Flex 4.5 Hits and Misses – Part 2

April 14th, 2011 by Anatole Tartakovsky

In the previous post I mentioned that Farata developed View-based application running from exactly the same code in the desktop, web and mobile. Does it mean that we take portability above all? Not at all. We are simply pragmatic. And… continue reading

RC Flex 4.5 Hits and Misses – Part 1

April 14th, 2011 by Anatole Tartakovsky

I am flying back home and want to share some thoughts on what has been happening in the last 4 days here in Denver. Obviously, you know about all announcements related to Flex 4.5. The sessions were very well prepared… continue reading

Time for “VMWare” on iP(ad)(hone)?

March 14th, 2011 by Anatole Tartakovsky

I am very concerned by Apple’s stance on application platform control at this point. They are at the point when the competition is actually caught up technologically and in the price segment with Android. In my opinion, their next step… continue reading

Applications Everywhere Part 1. PDF and RIA merge

March 2nd, 2011 by Anatole Tartakovsky

Any outsider who had to work with insurance bureaucracies quickly develops very strong feelings to endless paperwork, fine prints, endless riders and questions. It compounds with the fact that most of information you need to enter is public, not readily… continue reading

Applications Everywhere: Introduction

February 19th, 2011 by Anatole Tartakovsky

We are wearing multiple hats at Farata Systems all the time. For our corporate clients, we are the Rich Internet Applications shop that does project management and software development within constrains of the client vision and the product timeline. But… continue reading

Farata wants to participate in 360Flex

December 27th, 2010 by Anatole Tartakovsky

360Flex is the best technical event for Flex developers and our company is glad to contribute to the 2011 version of this event. Yesterday, I’ve submitted the following presentation proposal: Case Study: Using Adobe AIR on Android for Sales Automation… continue reading

We need daily builds of AIR

December 18th, 2010 by Anatole Tartakovsky

We are on the verge of the the most interesting year in technology – most likely since ’98 when the Internet revolution and browser war and moving to 3-tier changed landscape of the modern computing. The year 2011 will show… continue reading