Enterprise applications on tablets. State of the Union.

March 22nd, 2011 by Yakov Fain

I’ve recorded our chat with my colleague Anatole Tartakovsky who leads the mobile development at Farata Systems. We were discussing approach for migrating existing legacy enterprise RIA to these shiny iPads, Xooms and the likes. You can listen to this… continue reading

Should I use Flash Player’s events or AS3 Signals?

March 15th, 2011 by Yakov Fain

Flex comes with a uses well-designed and extensible event model that’s based on the standard Flash Player’s events. On the other hand, there is an open source alternative solution created by Robert Penner, a well-respected software developer. The replacement is… continue reading

Time for “VMWare” on iP(ad)(hone)?

March 14th, 2011 by Anatole Tartakovsky

I am very concerned by Apple’s stance on application platform control at this point. They are at the point when the competition is actually caught up technologically and in the price segment with Android. In my opinion, their next step… continue reading

Adobe Flex DataGrid with 4 million rows

March 7th, 2011 by Valery Silaev

If you already upgraded your Flash Player to 10.2, take a look at this little demo, which has three Flex DataGrid components. Two of them on the left are good old mx:DataGrid and the one on the right side is… continue reading

Applications Everywhere Part 1. PDF and RIA merge

March 2nd, 2011 by Anatole Tartakovsky

Any outsider who had to work with insurance bureaucracies quickly develops very strong feelings to endless paperwork, fine prints, endless riders and questions. It compounds with the fact that most of information you need to enter is public, not readily… continue reading

On Flex Frameworks. Twitter Style.

March 1st, 2011 by Yakov Fain

BBC has a nice way of presenting news – I believe it’s called “No Comment”. The viewers can watch some happenings in silence without hearing any comments. I’ll borrow this technique and will present you a Twitter “conversation” that started… continue reading