Adobe and TV – ready for prime time?

April 26th, 2009 by Anatole Tartakovsky

On Monday, Adobe announced Flash Lite 3 platform to be a part of new TV sets/cable boxes – coming mid 09. It can be big breakthrough – even revolution – for the consumers. Or, without enough independent players, it can… continue reading

Sorry, I’m not a modest person, but at least I’m honest

April 16th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Today we’ve finally submitted chapter 6 of the book on Enterprise development with Flex to O’Reilly. This one was about advanced techniques of using BlaseDS in communications between Flex and Java.  At this point you’d expect something like, “It’s coming… continue reading

Data Synchronization with BlazeDS: Handling AUTOINCREMENT

April 13th, 2009 by Victor Rasputnis

Upcoming release of the ClearDataBuilder supports AUTOINCREMENTed property in the DataCollection items populated from databases based on autogenerated values like MSSqlServer/ Sybase identity, or Oracle’s sequence, and so forth. All you need to do is add identity parameter to the… continue reading

Flex training in Boston: a discout coupon

April 13th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

We’ll be a two day training workshop “Flex for Architects” that will take place in Boston, MA on May 21-22, 2009. During registration at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/295389518 , enter the discount code flex100 to get $100 of the tuition. If you are… continue reading

Will present on RIA technologies in Kiev, Ukraine

April 9th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

I’ll be in Ukraine on a private visit. Microsoft and Sun Microsystems made arrangements, and I’ll be presenting on their joint meeting reviewing technologies for RIA development (AJAX, Flex, Silverlight, JavaFX). This event will take place on May 4, 2009… continue reading

The Home Page of Flex Applications Should be Programmed in Flash

April 2nd, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Is your RIA fast? I mean not when your are running it locally on your PC that has the Browser, Web server and the database installed, but when it’s out in the wild where people in the USA and Europe… continue reading

Deep Data Synchronization with BlazeDS

April 1st, 2009 by Victor Rasputnis

Upcoming release of the ClearDataBuilder supports deep synchronization of hierarchical DataCollections with the Server, so that if an item of the collection contains child collections and so on, the entire tree of changes, if any, gets synchronized with the Java… continue reading