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

Need to breed new species: User Experience Professionals

August 1st, 2007 by Yakov Fain

I have a gut feeling that 2008 will cry for a new breed of IT people called User Experience Professional. These people should be  experienced professional Web designers with some knowledge of programming. I already see some serious changes in… continue reading

Do not miss tomorrows Webcast on Flex, Silverlight and JavaFX

June 3rd, 2007 by Victor Rasputnis

Do not miss tomorrow’s live TV show from Times Square on Rich Internet Appilcations. SYS-CON.TV’s will webcast an hour-long “RIA Shoot-Out” covering major Rich Internet Application (RIA) technologies. Farata’s own Yakov Fain will participate in this discussion. If your firm… continue reading

Running Smalltalk programs in Flash Player?

May 13th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

Next year, Silverlight’s DLR should be able to run programs written in several languages and Smalltalk was not one of them. Today I ran into a very interesting post by a guy who is writing a Smalltalk compiler for DLR… continue reading