Lots of new prereleases from adobe

Late last night adobe released several new betas on the labs.adobe.com site, including: • 64 bit Flash Player (Code Named “Square”) • Flex 4.5 SDK (Code Named “Hero”) • Flash Builder Next (Code Named “Burrito”) • Flash Catalyst Next (Coe Named “Panini”) Square is obviously very interesting, as more and Continue Reading

What’s under your skin

At 360|Flex DC yesterday, I presented my “Whats under your skin” presentation, all about architecting components with skins and layouts. I had a great audience, who was very engaged and asked lots of pertinent questions. For anyone interested, here are the slides. The code for the ShoppingList component can be Continue Reading

CFUnited Europe, AJAXWorld, and more conference stuff…

Next week I'm off to London to speak at CFUnited Europe, and the following week, I'll be speaking at AJAX World East.  In both places, I'll be speaking about the joy that is Flex 3 in all its forms.  The CFUnited talk is more focused on how Flex can improve Continue Reading

H.264 Support in FlashPlayer

I missed it yesterday, when it was announced, but Adobe has now announced support for H.264 (also know as MPEG4) in an upcoming version of the flash player.  H.264 is the same standard which is used by BluRay and HD-DVD — the ability to have this type of video in Continue Reading

FlexManiacs 2007 – Getting Started with Apollo

As promised, here are the starting files from my "FlexManiacs 2007 – Getting Started with Apollo" session.  Thanks for attending my session, I hope you enjoyed it and the FlexManiacs Conference. Overall, i thought this conference was a great success.  Many attendees of all levels.  Great networking, Great debates, and Continue Reading

More info available on Max 06

Browsing to the MAX 06 site, i found they have released more details, including a listing of the 8 tracks: Adobe Collaboration Solutions Adobe LiveCycle Technologies eLearning Mobile and Devices Rich Internet Applications Vertical Market Solutions Web Design Web Development They even have listings of each session to be presented.  Continue Reading