Program in Flash or die!

January 29th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

I ran into an interesting blog written by a Flash programmer who feels that Adobe’s promotion of Flex puts him and other Flash programmers at a disadvantage. He writes, “The times have changed and we all face the challenge to… continue reading

Flex Best practices. Sketch 1: An application with a single Event class

January 17th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

This is the first of the series of articles that Flex architects from Farata Systems will be posting over the next several months. We’ll introduce you to our own class library that goes by a working name theriabook. Over the… continue reading

Staffing a team for your Flex project

January 13th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

At the end of 2006 I wrote in a blog that Flex programmers should sit tight, improve their skills and wait till 2008 – the year of their fame. The year of 2008 is here, and Flex people are in… continue reading

Answering James Gosling’s Flash Player Comments

January 5th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Redmond Developer News has published an interview with Dr. James Gosling, creator of the Java language where among other things, he talks about JavaFX and competing technologies. And he made a comment I can’t agree with. Here’s the quote from… continue reading

Time magazine publishes top 50 Web sites

January 3rd, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Time magazine has published their version of 50 best Web sites of 2007 . Check it out. You may or may not agree with their ranking, but I’m sure you’ll find some interesting sites there that you did not know… continue reading