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

Max 2008. Blog #0.

November 14th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

Leaving for MAX 2008 in a day. Had to sign the Speaker’s agreement. This is not unusual, but this time it was a 5(!) page agreement. Lawyers run America. How do you like this clause: “Speaker shall take all necessary… continue reading

Open Sourcing LCDS

August 10th, 2008 by Anatole Tartakovsky

I finally finished the slides for one day Enterprise Flex Symposium on August 19, 2008 in New York City. The first session I will be presenting goes through the differences between BlazeDS and LCDS and explains how to get all the… continue reading

Breaking news for the Flex community

December 13th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

In my opinion this is THE biggest announcement that I’ve heard from Adobe after release Flex 2 in the Summer of 2006. This is bigger than open sourcing Flex. This is bigger than AIR. Here’s the news: Adobe is open… continue reading

A dozen of 2008 predictions

December 6th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

The year of 2007 was a good one. The IT job market was stable. The mankind got an iPhone. While there were no any revolutionary changes in the ways software was developed, I believe that this was a year of… 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

Full-screen mode and compatibility with older versions of Flash Player

July 17th, 2007 by Anatole Tartakovsky

We’ve implemented in Flex a Web application that supports full screen mode (note a small icon in the top right corner at www.myflex.org). This blogs explains the issue you may run into while implementing the full-screen mode. The process consists… continue reading

SOA, RIA, and the Human Factor

July 10th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

While delivering a talk on SOA I’ve asked the audience the following question, “What do you think is the driving force for implementing any technology or architecture in a decent size Enterprise?” The answers were typical – better code re-usability,… 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

Adobe gears toward Google Gears

May 30th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

Something new is cooking in the Google software pot. It’s called Google Gears, which is a new way to create offline Web applications. “Google Gears (BETA) is an open source browser extension that enables web applications to provide offline functionality… continue reading