Flex 3: Training From the Source is a great textbook

August 29th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Just finished teaching a week long online class using the book “Flex 3: Training From the Source”.  Now I feel obligated to write (immediately!) that this is a really great text book for both teaching and learning Flex.   Well organized, … continue reading

Join Adobe Flex Experts group at LinkedIn

August 23rd, 2008 by Yakov Fain

I’ve created a group at Linkedin.com for people who consider themselves Adobe Flex experts. To join this group, you must be Flex hands-on developer and have a Flex-related blog. Here’s direct URL of this group: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=152226 Having a Flex-related blog… continue reading

360Flex got a little brother

August 21st, 2008 by Yakov Fain

360Flex got a little brother now. It’s called 360|Flex Camp. The first camp will take place in a month in New Jersey.  I knew this for a while but kept a secret – folks from New Jersey Flex Users Group… continue reading

Will make three presentations in the next two days

August 18th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Tomorrow, I’ll be speaking in New York City at Enterprise Flex symposium.  If you can’t make it, on Wednesday, I’ll be speaking in the evening at New Jersey Flex Users group (see http://www.njflex.com/ for details). Regards, Yakov Fain

A screencast of DTO2FX, code generator of DTO objects for Flex/Java remoting

August 18th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

If you use Flex remoting and the server side Java sends DTOs (a.k.a. value objects), check out our new free Eclipse plugin called DTO2FX. I’ve recorded and published a screencast (17 minutes, 10MB), showing you how it works. You can download… continue reading

The Beta of Java/AS DTO generator DTO2Fx is out

August 17th, 2008 by Valery Silaev

As a part of our release of the Clear Toolkit 3.0 Beta, we made available  an Eclipse plugin called DTO2Fx. This is code generator for the ActionScript  data transfer objects used for Flex remoting based on their Java peers. The… continue reading

Clear Toolkit goes private Beta in September ‘08

August 15th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Clear Toolkit 3.0 is a set of components, code generators, and plugins created by software engineers of Farata Systems that we were using internally in multiple Flex enterprise projects.  In September of 2008, we’ll release its private beta.  This toolkit… continue reading

Need Flex/Java consultant, $80-85 p/h, NYC

August 11th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

We need to replace a consultant at one of our Wall Street clients.  This position requires onsite presence in downtown Manhattan.  Possible relocation to Jersey City, NJ. Compensation: $80-$85 per hour corp to corp. Can consider candidates that prefer working… continue reading

Open Sourcing LCDS

August 10th, 2008 by Anatole Tartakovsky

I finally finished the slides for one day Enterprise Flex Symposium on August 19, 2008 in New York City. The first session I will be presenting goes through the differences between BlazeDS and LCDS and explains how to get all the… continue reading

Looking for a tecnical editor for the book Enterprise Application Development with Flex

August 9th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Three of the Farata’s Flex architects are working on the book “Enterprise Application Development with Flex” that will be published by OReilly in Spring of 2009. Even though we are always reviewing chapters of each other, we need one more… continue reading