Adobe or HTML5?

July 19th, 2012 by Yakov Fain

I know, some people will say it’s apples to oranges. Some people will say Adobe is also pushing for HTML5. But I’m writing this for people who read the title of this blog correctly: Flex or JavaScript. Disclaimer 1. I… continue reading

The Rumors of Flash Player’s Death are Greatly Exaggerated

November 14th, 2011 by Yakov Fain

This morning ZD Net published an article stating the Adobe will cease development of Flash Player on Mobile in favor of packaging mobile applications in Adobe AIR. The Flash Player haters quickly picked up this news and to draw attention… continue reading

ClearDS for Android

October 4th, 2011 by Victor Rasputnis

Clear DataServices (ClearDS) is a free productivity tool that compliments Adobe AIR Native Extensions(ANE) for Android devices. It allows to embed BlazeDS into the AIR-based Android application. Why ClearDS? ClearDS has been designed for two purposes. Similar to ANE, it… continue reading

The Future of Mobile Technologies

August 14th, 2011 by Anatole Tartakovsky

Yesterday I was giving a talk and the demo at Farata’s Fourth Annual Symposium on Software Development. The title of this presentation was “Using Mobile Technologies in the Brave New World of Computing”. It was a mix of the presentation… continue reading

Taming BlazeDS for Android with LongCalling

July 18th, 2011 by Victor Rasputnis

This post is a sequence to our announcement that we taught Adobe AIR to talk to native Android API by placing BlazeDS inside Android. Initially, we embedded BlazeDS into AIR-Android APK (watch this video) to use Google voice recognition for… continue reading

Applications Everywhere: Introduction

February 19th, 2011 by Anatole Tartakovsky

We are wearing multiple hats at Farata Systems all the time. For our corporate clients, we are the Rich Internet Applications shop that does project management and software development within constrains of the client vision and the product timeline. But… continue reading

We need daily builds of AIR

December 18th, 2010 by Anatole Tartakovsky

We are on the verge of the the most interesting year in technology – most likely since ’98 when the Internet revolution and browser war and moving to 3-tier changed landscape of the modern computing. The year 2011 will show… continue reading

Attending Adobe and RIM Playbook seminar

December 8th, 2010 by Yakov Fain

I spent a day today attending Adobe and RIM (producer of all-over-the-place Blackberry) seminar about developing software for the upcoming Playbook tablet.  If you haven’t heard about the Playbook yet, it’s a 7” dual-core 1Ghz machine with 1Gb of RAM,… continue reading

Adobe and TV – ready for prime time?

April 26th, 2009 by Anatole Tartakovsky

On Monday, Adobe announced Flash Lite 3 platform to be a part of new TV sets/cable boxes – coming mid 09. It can be big breakthrough – even revolution – for the consumers. Or, without enough independent players, it can… continue reading

Flex framework Clear Toolkit goes open source

February 24th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

We started the process of open sourcing of our Clear Toolkit framework for developing enterprise Rich Internet Applications with Adobe Flex and Java.  The source code is located in the Sourceforge CVS repository at  http://sourceforge.net/projects/cleartoolkit/ . The current documentation, demos, user… continue reading