How to attend Adobe MAX conference for cheap

September 30th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Three years ago, I was calculating the cost of attending JavaOne conference:  Thanks to crisis, the conferences got cheaper, but still are not affordable for many software developers.  I’d like to offer you a legal way to get more… continue reading

Thinking of Flex in London

September 27th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

After running with my colleague Victor an advanced Flex training in London,  we kept asking ourselves, “Why we liked it better than many of similar events from the past?” No, it’s not because London is a nice city to visit…. continue reading

My wishlist for Adobe MAX 2009

September 23rd, 2009 by Yakov Fain

In ten days I’ll be sitting at the general session at Adobe MAX 09 in LA.  People from Adobe will come up on stage one after another delivering the latest news on the products we all use daily. Here’s my… continue reading

Interesting news from Adobe – new distribution services

September 21st, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Today, Adobe made a very interesting announcement – Adobe Flash Platform Services for Distribution is available to the public.  To put it simple, it’s a new way of distributing, promoting, and measuring the usage of your applications on the Web…. continue reading

One more free chapter from our new book on Flex

September 4th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

A couple of months ago O’Reilly has published this sample chapter of our new book Enterprise Development with Flex. For some reason, they published is as a series of my blogs, but I’m one of three co-authors of this book:… continue reading

Enterprise Flex: Debunking Urban Myths

September 2nd, 2009 by Yakov Fain

I got an email from an enterprise architect considering Adobe Flex as a platform for Web application development in their organization. This email contained a well prepared  list of questions/remarks/concerns that many of enterprise Web architects may face.  That’s why… continue reading