Monthly Archives: October 2007

How Microformats Relate to the Semantic Web

Interesting article about the Semantic Web written by James Simmons about RDF VS Microformats. Before some quotes from the article, some really basic information about Microformats: Designed for humans first and machines second, microformats are a set of simple, open data formats built upon existing and widely adopted standards. Instead of throwing away what works… Read More »

Knowledge Representation and the Semantic Web

Peter Patel-Schneider – Explanation of the right way of creating the Semantic Web during a Google TechTalks. It’s a fairly old (thigs aren’t going so fast in that field anyway) but the main idea are still very interesting: “why building Semantic languages (RDF , RDFs, OML, …) is broken?”. Ahmet

Adobe 2007 European User Group Tour

It’s with a lot of pleasure that I’m working on the organization of the Adobe European User Group Tour that will make a stop at our local User Group. Our meeting will take place on November 16th and will focus on Adobe AIR and the future of the Adobe Flash Platform. I’ve you live in… Read More »

AIR Code Samples

Daniel Dura has posted on his blog two presentations (introduction to AIR & Flex 3) he made during some events (AIR tour & MAX). Along with his presentations is an archive of Flex Builder project, that contain most of the code he showed. Here is the list of sources you’ll find in the archive: Application… Read More »

Google Browser (gBrowser) to Come End November?

I usually try not to forward “prediction”, but this one is interesting: In April 07, there had been rumors that google invested in a China-based free browser Maxthon. But then later on denied by both Maxthon and Google. Recently, there has been some more rumor about Google’s interest in such project after they register a… Read More »

Flash 10: Sneak Peek

[via beedigital] Watch this video, the future of Flash is really cool, Flash is heading more and more to complex MC interaction and 3D: Live video rendering on stage 3D + filters Live Timeline visualization: Beziers Path for animation!!! Path can be saved for other MC Skeleton structures for movie clips (drawing an animated arms… Read More »

Flex Component to VOIP

One more interesting tool was presented during MAX 2007 Chicago: Ribbit Phone a “Phone API for Flex” allowing us to develop application that can call phone. Lot of information and links to other media API Documentation Ahmet

Social Networking 3.0

Very interesting podcast about the future of Social Networking. Introduced by AlwaysOn founder Tony Perkins, this panel discussion considers the new opportunities related to the social networking space. Panelists include moderator Charlene Li, Senior Analyst, Forrester Research; Travis Katz, SVP, MySpace International; Dustin Moskovitz, Co-Founder, Facebook; Rich Rosenblatt, CEO, Demand Media; Gina Bianchini, CEO, Ning;… Read More »

Create rich Internet application UIs with Thermo

[Via: Jean Philippe and Coding Cowboys ] Adobe has presented yesterday their new upcoming product codenamed “Thermo”. […]Thermo allows designers to build on familiar workflows to visually create working applications that easily flow into production and development. […] Applications created in Thermo are Flex applications that can be loaded directly into Flex Builder, providing a… Read More »

One billion Flash enabled mobile devices by 2010

For all the Flash Lite fan, this is the news of the day: Flash Lite 3 has been released 🙂 I’ve just read it over Mike Krisher’s Blog. Extract from the press release: […]Adobe announced the availability of Adobe® Flash® Lite™ 3 software, which now supports Adobe Flash Player compatible video and enables the delivery… Read More »

Flex 3 public beta 2

Available to download directly from the Adobe Labs This public prerelease version continues our new, more transparent product development process, providing frequent, regular access to early builds and greater insight into the feature roadmap and planning process. This near-feature-complete Flex Builder 3 beta 2 release will provide you with an opportunity to explore powerful new… Read More »

Adobe Media Player prerelease

News from the Labs: This is a prerelease version of Adobe® Media Player™ (AMP) software for Windows and Macintosh platforms. It is being made available for consumers to test the user experience, and for content publishers to test the compatibility of their existing Media RSS feeds with Flash-based video content. You will also notice a… Read More »