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

Enterprise Software without the BS

March 12th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Got an email with a technical question. Responded. Got this email back (did not change a word): “Thanks a lot for answering my question in such fast manner.  As a reward I’m going to buy the book of yours (I… continue reading

Miracle of Data Transfer Objects

February 17th, 2008 by Victor Rasputnis

If you had only one hour in Paris, what would you do? I, for one, would walk around Notre-Dame, and the point I am going to make is about Flex: If I could pass just one Flex advice that would… continue reading

Staffing a team for your Flex project

January 13th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

At the end of 2006 I wrote in a blog that Flex programmers should sit tight, improve their skills and wait till 2008 – the year of their fame. The year of 2008 is here, and Flex people are in… continue reading

Answering James Gosling’s Flash Player Comments

January 5th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Redmond Developer News has published an interview with Dr. James Gosling, creator of the Java language where among other things, he talks about JavaFX and competing technologies. And he made a comment I can’t agree with. Here’s the quote from… continue reading

Do we need third-party Flex frameworks?

December 27th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

This started as a Skype chat room conversation between my colleague Anatole Tartakovsky and myself, and I though that it would be a good idea to invite more Flex developers to this discussion. Having said this, I’d like to make… continue reading

Heading to Virginia – teaching a class at EclipseWorld 2007

November 3rd, 2007 by Yakov Fain

If you are attending EclipseWorld 2007 conference next week, I’d like to invite you to attend my class called “Rapid Application Development of Rich Internet Applications With Eclipse Plugins”. Eclipse can help tremendously in development of rich Internet applications—especially if… continue reading

Farata Systems is looking for Flex Developers

October 20th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

We are looking for Flex developers working on various consulting assignments. Currently we need people working for our clients in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Ideal candidate is a senior Java developer with Flex experience (the more the better)…. continue reading

Why we do not give away our software for free

October 4th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

When a bus pulls out the bus stop, a person who’s running to catch this bus and the person who is already in the bus see things differently. On the same note, people who use the free software and people… continue reading

Do not miss the Flex Best Pratices panel at MAX 2007

October 1st, 2007 by Yakov Fain

The MAX 2007 conference features more than 200 sessions, and only a small number of them made it to the Sessions Highlights Web page. Flex Best Practices panel is one of them, and our own Anatole Tartakovsky has been invited… continue reading