Three Advanced Flex events minus three rejections

May 29th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Yesterday, my colleague and I received notifications from Adobe MAX organizers that started with words “We regret to inform you…we were forced to make difficult decisions, which topics would be of most interest to our attendees”. The following three out… continue reading

Advanced Flex workshop is coming to Toronto and London

May 27th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

This advanced Flex workshop has been very well received in New York City and Boston. The next destinations are Toronto (July) and London (September).  These are some of the topics covered during these two days of immersion into the Flex… continue reading

360Flex. Tuesday. Morning conversations

May 19th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

8:20AM. Was reading today’s schedule at one of the posters at 360flex conference. A guy nearby said, “Highly recommend the talk ‘Caching and Synchronization in Flex’”. “Are you the speaker?” “Yes”. I’m in. 8:25AM. 360Flex. Tuesday morning -Hey, Yakov! -Hi,… continue reading

Adobe AIR is cool and not so cool

May 17th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Adobe AIR is cool because 1. AIR allows you to perform all I/O operation with the file system on the user’s desktop. 2. AIR allows you to sign applications and version application. 3. AIR offers an updater to ensure proper… continue reading

The Flex seminar in Boston starts next week

May 14th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Next week, we are running a two-day Flex seminar in Boston. This is one of a kind public event that’s not offered by anyone else. Here’s what makes this event special: 1.    It covers a carefully selected set of topics… continue reading

An excerpt from our upcoming book “Enterprise Development with Flex”

May 8th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Here’s an excerpt from chapter 3 of our upcoming O’Reilly book “Enterprise Development with Flex”: http://tinyurl.com/qu5dac The chapter uses components from the open source component library clear.swc, which is available at http://sourceforge.net/projects/cleartoolkit/ . Although this library is included in the… continue reading