Native and Android are heating up

September 10th, 2010 by Anatole Tartakovsky

I looked at the topics at 360|MAX ( https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0Aje31R9alFh9dFpzVFlsNVFrU0FqS2NVc2dFRVpDVHc&hl=en&authkey=CNW-wt8C ). It looks that out of 14 sessions we will have at least 6 will be devoted to mobile platforms. And at least 4 are targeting integration with Android Native API…. continue reading

Working on New and Legacy topics in the same time.

September 6th, 2010 by Anatole Tartakovsky

This very long weekend I was working on my presentations for upcoming Flex symposium in New York City. I have two topics there that should have been called “Future of Mobile Computing” and “Bread-and-Butter techniques for Adobe Platform”. In first… continue reading

Time for Open Source Java Alliance

August 13th, 2010 by Anatole Tartakovsky

Oracle managers are clearly out of their minds. Rather then embrace huge potential Android brings to Java market thanks to Google they are trying to kill it again – the same way they killed it on Microsoft and Apple platform… continue reading

Few notes on iPhone replacement

June 1st, 2010 by Anatole Tartakovsky

As many Flex developers waiting for release of Flex on iPhone for over a year, last 2 months were Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and finally Acceptance. The acceptance came in the form of the Android phone and new battlefields/pastures. Apple… continue reading

Missing AMF requests/responses

May 15th, 2010 by Anatole Tartakovsky

Every month we get calls from new Flex clients with exactly the same question: can we help to fix strange networking problems. The application they fully tested exhibits very strange problems for some users once released in the wild. Here… continue reading

Oops, Apple did it again

April 11th, 2010 by Anatole Tartakovsky

Here it goes – Apple officially locked itself out from majority of development community again. While people are trying to find justification for such move ( http://www.taoeffect.com/blog/2010/04/steve-jobs-response-on-section-3-3-1/ ) and while it came as a shock to some Adobe developers (… continue reading

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

Flash on iPhone at last? Well, not really

October 5th, 2009 by Anatole Tartakovsky

Adobe announced Flash code generator for iPhone and I am very confused. I do not care if it makes trivial port of Flash games – iPhone does not really lack games. While people call it half step in the right… continue reading

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