Best Practices: Cooking CRUD with Flex and BlazeDS

April 27th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

In today’s cooking class you’ll add to your cookbook a delicious recipe. It’s quick and won’t cost you a dime. I’m sure you’ve been in one of these situations when you have unexpected guests arriving in 20 minutes and need… continue reading

Adobe Certified Flex 3 public training is coming to New York City

April 26th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

I’ll be running public Adobe Certified Flex 3 training class on June 2–6, 2008 in New York City. Details at It’s a small (10 people) hands-on class. You bring your own laptop and by the end of the class… continue reading

Told Ya!

April 25th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

I know, it’s not nice and I should behave as if it’s not that important to me, but I can’t. During the last two and a half years I’ve been writing, openly speaking, whistle-blowing, and whispering that AJAX is a… continue reading

Flex 4 is shaping up

April 16th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

It’s official: Flex 4, codenamed Gumbo, is now beginning active development. Adobe has published their first plan of what should be included in Flex 4 that is scheduled to release next year.  According to Adobe,  these are the four major… continue reading

Enterprise Software Without the BS is available for free download

April 15th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

My e-book (PDF) “Enterprise Software Without the BS” is available for free download. What’s this book about? Why some people are more successful than others. In which ways are some people a little “better” than others? Why people fail job… continue reading

Responding to the Flex Shortcoming blog

April 9th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

A blog Flex Shortcomings has been published on April 1. At first, I thought it’s a joke, but the author seems to be serious. These are some responses from Farata. By Yakov Fain: 1. IntellijIDEA 7.03 started supporting Flex, but… continue reading

Browsers give AJAX gets new lease on life – and change RIA architecture somewhat as well. Part 1

April 5th, 2008 by Anatole Tartakovsky

The latest betas of IE and Mozilla increased default number of simultaneous parallel HTTP requests per domain/window from 2 to 6. It is the biggest new feature in AJAX world I have heard in the last 3 years. For current… continue reading

Flex on Wall Street bootcamp is in two weeks

April 3rd, 2008 by Yakov Fain

If you are evaluating which technology to use for your next rich Internet financial application, do not miss a one day event Flex on Wall Street that will take place in New York City on April 18, 2008. This is… continue reading

New major release of Flex is due this Summer

April 1st, 2008 by Yakov Fain

This caught me by surprise – isn’t it a bit too soon? One of the most interesting features of this Flex release is configurable modules.  This new release also features lots of new controls. I like the grooved panels. The… continue reading