Adobe MAX. Blog #6. Two conferences in one day.

November 20th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

On day number three I managed to attend only three technical sessions and now I need to make a confession.  When I first saw the sessions approved for MAX, I was disappointed by the fact that there were too many… continue reading

Adobe MAX. Blog #5. Day 2.

November 20th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

MAX, as a big brother hosts a number of small unconferences, which are located in the well equipped half-open spaces in the hallway. They have AV, comfy coaches, and are less formal gatherings of the developers. At 8:30AM I was… continue reading

Adobe MAX. Blog #4. Day 1

November 18th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

On the MAX eve, I went to speaker’s reception.  First of all had to meet with three other panelists participated in Monday’s session “Flex Architecture Faceoff” – Chafiq Kazoun, Todd Anderson , Joshua Noble are very experienced software developers and… continue reading

Adobe MAX. Blog #3. Freedom to AIR!

November 17th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

On Sunday morning, I got my two conference badges – one for Press and the other one as a Speaker.  Each of those gives an access to special receptions or meetings with Adobe big shots, and I don’t want to… continue reading

Adobe MAX 2008. Blog #2. Arrival.

November 16th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Of all domestic air carriers, I like Continental the most.  They showed Mamma Mia and the food was bearable.  Last month, I was in the air for 14 hours flying to Japan, and now the trip across the USA is… continue reading

Adobe MAX Blog 1. My personal schedule

November 15th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Yesterday, I called my friend from SF to arrange for a dinner.  During the conversation, I said that I have to be on a number of technical sessions there. He was surprised that I’m not going to present there, but… continue reading

Max 2008. Blog #0.

November 14th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Leaving for MAX 2008 in a day. Had to sign the Speaker’s agreement. This is not unusual, but this time it was a 5(!) page agreement. Lawyers run America. How do you like this clause: “Speaker shall take all necessary… continue reading

Training: RIA with Flex for Enterprise Architects

November 10th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

At the end of January, we’ll run a two-day public workshop in New York city for Enterprise Flex Architects. This unique event is not offered anywhere else. Details and registration at Yakov Fain

Last minute Flex gig at MAX 2008

November 9th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Yesterday, I was invited to participate in the MAX panel called Flex Architecture Faceoff that will take place on Monday, Nov 17 at 2PM. This session has been created by O’Reilly, and the panelists are Flex architects that write for… continue reading