Enterprise Development with Flex – first rough cuts

January 15th, 2009 by Yakov Fain

The rough cuts version of the first chapter of the book written by Farata principals is available on Safari books online. The working title of the book is Enterprise Development with Flex, and the printed copy of the book should… continue reading

Our Flex book is moving along

September 22nd, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Slowly but surely our book Enterprise Application Development with Flex is moving along. By the end of the month we are submitting three more chapters. So far O’Reilly got just the chapter on comparing Flex frameworks.  I’d like to give… continue reading

Looking for a tecnical editor for the book Enterprise Application Development with Flex

August 9th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Three of the Farata’s Flex architects are working on the book “Enterprise Application Development with Flex” that will be published by OReilly in Spring of 2009. Even though we are always reviewing chapters of each other, we need one more… continue reading

Enterprise Application Development with Flex

July 1st, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Our new book “Enterprise Application Development with Flex” has been approved by the editorial board and Adobe Flex team. The co-authors of this book work for Farata Systems: Victor Rasputnis, Anatole Tartakovsky and myself. Here’s the brief book outline Ch1. Comparison… continue reading

Our new book:” Enterprise Flex. Best Practices”

June 16th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

I’m writing a chapter for our new book called “Enterprise Flex: Best Practices”. I’m happy to announce that the band players remain the same. I’ll keep making the noise on the drums, Anatole plays base, and Victor is our rhythm… continue reading

Adobe Flex – public training in New York City

May 22nd, 2007 by Yakov Fain

Up till now, most of the time we’ve been teaching Adobe Flex by invitations from our corporate clients. But since the Flex market really picks up in New York, we decided to run public classes as well to accommodate the… continue reading

I’m a candidate for featuring at Adobe Spotlight

May 13th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

I have two news: a good one and a good one. 1. I’m a candidate for featuring at Adobe’s Developers Spotlight pending on the number of votes I get. 2.  It’s great that this is not presidential elections, because as… continue reading

Farata Systems made a list of top Flex firms

April 10th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

Ted Patrick, a noted Flex Evangelist from Adobe has published a list of top dozen of consulting firms that offer application development using Adobe Flex. We are happy to see our firm, Farata Systems in this list. Ted writes, “The… continue reading

Flex Bootcamp at AJAXWorld

March 18th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

This Sunday we’ve spent teaching a very intensive workshop on using Flex. This bootcamp was part of the AJAXWorld 2007 in New York that officially starts tomorrow. This is how it went – every attendee came with his/her laptop with… continue reading

Were Professional Flex Developers Live

March 15th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

I came up with an interesting way of figuring out where professional Flex developers live without trying to break into secret underground Adobe vaults where classified sales info is stored. Here’s the deal, but first, I’d like to stress the… continue reading