What’s the design’s share in RIA?

June 22nd, 2009 by Anatole Tartakovsky

This weekend I read a blog by Ted Patrick and found very interesting phrase:”If you take a careful look at Catalyst it flips the % of design and development work within an app. Where development was 80% of an app,… continue reading

Don’t do this during Flex job interviews

June 17th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

But do it after you got hired. A custom component A (written in Flash) sends a custom event with parameters to a component B (written in Flex), and the latter needs to pass received event’s parameters to Flex  Application object…. continue reading

GM IT restructuring: I’m not convinced

June 10th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Information Week has published an interview with GM’s CIO discussing the impact of the bankruptcy on the two-billion-IT operations of this huge corporation . After reading this article, I’m pretty sure that GM’s IT is doomed. The chances are slim… continue reading

Free tickets to AjaxWork in New York City and More

June 2nd, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Guys, 1. As a speaker of AJAXWorld conference (NYC June 22-23), I can invite anyone as a guest for free (the guest won’t get free lunch or access to iPhone conf though). Enter discount code ajaxspeakerexpo at http://tinyurl.com/qtu4b8 My presentation… continue reading

Public betas of Flex Builder 4 and Flex Catalyst 4 are out

June 1st, 2009 by Yakov Fain

This is great news. The most valuable new feature for enterprise developers are data-centric code generator and network monitor. Flash I’m glad that Adobe picks up the best ideas from third-party libraries and components and implements them in Flash Builder…. continue reading