Immersing into Flex, Java, AJAX, and Microsoft

March 14th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

I’ll spend the second half of March’07 teaching and learning about all these different but related technologies. After finishing an SOA project, my brain needs a good massage, and I consider all these conferences and training sessions as a luxury… continue reading

Finally, our Flex book is in flash, I mean in print

March 2nd, 2007 by Yakov Fain

A couple of weeks ago I stopped by at our publisher’s offices (Sys-Con Media) and they showed me our Flex book with the correct cover, but all pages were blank. Yesterday, I’ve got an email from them with the words,… continue reading

Event-driven programming in Flex with Custom Events

February 26th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

Event-driven programming model offers an excellent architecture based on loosely-coupled components consuming and throwing events. This simply means that a properly designed component knows how to perform some functionality and notifies the outside world by broadcasting one or more custom… continue reading

How Fast is Development in Flex?

February 20th, 2007 by Victor Rasputnis

How Fast is Development in Flex? Ask me what is the easiest way to build RIA apps and you do not have to wait for the answer: it’s Flex, of course. Ask me is it fast to develop in Flex and… continue reading

Upcoming Conference appearances

February 9th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

Software engineers of Farata Systems present on several conferences every year during which they enjoy learning from others and share their accomplishments. Below are our confirmed presentations for the Spring of 2007. 1. EclipseCon 2007, March 5-8, San Jose, CA…. continue reading

A bunch of Flex Builder plugins is almost ready

January 11th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

I wanted to take a moment and share with you what’s cooking in the secret underground labs of Farata Systems. We are about to release Beta versions of several commercial plugins for Flex Builder, namely: Flex2Ant, Logger, DaoFlex, Flex2Doc and… continue reading

Our upcoming Flex workshop during AjaxWorld 2007

December 27th, 2006 by Yakov Fain

We’ve been invited to teach a one day hands-on Flex workshop during the upcoming AjaxWorld 2007 conference on March 19, 2007 in New York City. Here’s the detailed full day schedule of this workshop. If you are planning to strat a… continue reading

Our Flex book is written!

December 20th, 2006 by Yakov Fain

The book “RIA development with Adobe Flex and Java” is written. Check out the book site. Do you know why we are smiling? Because the writing is over! It took us longer than planned because we had to work for… continue reading