Beer in NYC and Flex Workshop in Boston

February 25th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

On Tuesday evening, I’ll be buying beer for every attendee after our workshop for Flex architects: .  To get $300 off the price, enter the discount code adjusting2crisis. If you can’t make it in New York City, we’ll be running… continue reading

Flex framework Clear Toolkit goes open source

February 24th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

We started the process of open sourcing of our Clear Toolkit framework for developing enterprise Rich Internet Applications with Adobe Flex and Java.  The source code is located in the Sourceforge CVS repository at . The current documentation, demos, user… continue reading

Pet Store with JavaFX 1.0. Part 1.

February 12th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

I work for a company called Farata Systems. Laura is our office manager, and she doesn’t know Java. Everyone else does.  We work in the enterprise RIA space using Adobe Flex as a main development tool for creating all these… continue reading

Data Synchronization with AIR and BlazeDS

February 6th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

One of the main selling points of Adobe AIR is its ability to support occasionally connected applications. Imagine a salesman on the road working with an application without having a network connection.  As an example, this can be  a salesman… continue reading

My upcoming talks on Flex, JavaFX and $300 coupon

February 5th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

During the next three months I’ll be making a number of technical presentations for Flex and Java developers. These are the confirmed events: 1.    New York Flex User’s Group, February 19, Flex design patterns, details should be available soon at… continue reading

Going to 360 Flex in May

February 3rd, 2009 by Yakov Fain

You can check out the other great 49 speakers on the schedule at: It’s looking like it’s gonna be another great 360|Flex conference, especially with yours truly speaking.  Tickets are cheaper on a first come, first serve basis! So… continue reading

More about the Enterprise Development with Flex

February 1st, 2009 by Yakov Fain

The rough cuts version of the first chapter of our book “Enterprise Development with Flex” is already available for subscribers of Safari Books Online . The first published chapter is about the use of selected design patterns in Flex. This… continue reading