IntelliJ IDEA: A Little Too Late

October 27th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Great Java IDE IntelliJ IDEA is available for free in the Community Edition flavor. This is good news, but IMO, it’s a little too late. I’ve recorded the podcast where I explain my point of view. Yakov Fain

Our Upcoming Flex Teaching/Speaking Engagements

October 22nd, 2009 by Yakov Fain

In the upcoming months, Farata’s principals are going to run or participate in the following public and private training events: 1.    November  5-20, 2009, Saudi Arabia, private client Adobe Certified training “Development of the RIA with Flex” by Victor Rasputnis… continue reading

Podcast: an interview to the RIARevolution

October 19th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

The online publication RIARevolution.com covers everything related to development of rich Internet applications has published an interview with me as a part of the audio podcast Speak Rich. You can download it as an mp3 file or just listen to… continue reading

The Aftermath of Adobe MAX 2009

October 17th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

This was my second MAX and, let me tell you, I enjoyed it a lot more than last year’s one. This was an intriguing event with lots of interesting news, and promises of new releases. Being in  Los Angeles added… continue reading

Why Choosing Farata Systems is Smart

October 16th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Once in a while, Flex developers who trust us ask for some formal writeup that would help them convince their managers that hiring Farata Systems to help with their enterprise RIA project is the right thing to do. Hence, this… continue reading

Podcast. Attending Adobe Max 2009. Part 4.

October 9th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

This podcast is about the closing  day of Adobe MAX 2009: http://nobsit.libsyn.com/ How I understand the iPhone/Flash situation Good read about AIR 2.0 The Adobe MAX 2009 videos for developers are published the next day! Yakov Fain

Podcast. Attending Adobe Max 2009. Part 3.

October 7th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

I’m continuing covering Adobe MAX 2009 in Los Angeles. This podcast is about the day 2 at the conference: http://nobsit.libsyn.com/ Yakov Fain

Adobe Sneak Previews: Really Impressive!

October 7th, 2009 by Anatole Tartakovsky

I want to congratulate Adobe on the very impressive show they put tonight called “Adobe Sneaks”. The message they conveyed was that these outstanding pieces of technology were actually “play code” written by Adobe engineers either in spare time or… continue reading

Flex 4 Critical Pieces – Data Centric Development

October 6th, 2009 by Anatole Tartakovsky

Flex 4 is a huge upgrade – after all it is a complete rewrite of virtually every bit of Flex code. It requires formal retraining or at least completely open mind and few weeks of going through samples that come… continue reading

Podcast: Attending Adobe MAX 2009. Part 2.

October 6th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

Published a new episode of my No BS IT podcast covering Adobe MAX, Monday, Oct 5 2009: http://nobsit.libsyn.com/. Features of Flash Player 10.1: http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplayer10/features.html Stay tuned. Yakov Fain