Monthly Archives: March 2007

Flash Lite 2 Component Framework in ActionScript 2

Project name is Shuriken, it’s a Component Framework for Flash Lite 2 written in AS2. This project is really cool, and if your tends to play with Flash Lite, it will save you a lot of time! You can download some examples directly from the Google Code project website I’m just hoping that it will… Read More »

Who’s amung us ?

Just a little try, I like the script. Maybe it will join my right column soon, if result are good enough 😉 Ahmet   0 Kudos Don'tmove!

Nomades Advanced Technologies Interactive Workshop

Open Web 2.0, technologies, strategies and challenges: NATIW is a Think Tank focusing on information systems and communication technologies. It aims at anticipating technological evolution and identifying emerging needs and opportunities in the information society. NATIW is a project of Nomades Ateliers, which has been active in the field of information technologies and communication since… Read More »

Category: RIA

CS3- Who is the winner?

Simple tool for Adobe Manager that have to make winners for the tonight show : whosthewinner.air is an Apollo application, once you enter a Number it will display a number between the selected number and 1. Made in 5 minutes with Apollo 😀 Tonight we have a big Party at Geneva ( for the release… Read More »

Yahoo drives more traffic than Google !

Maybe I didn’t keep well informed but for me Google was from far the most visited search engines website. But according to Alexa (a traffic ranking company), is far more visited than Google. Well, it might not be as true as they wanted us to believe. Not that Alexa is working to promote the… Read More »

Get the north on your mobile without any GPS/LBS

Smart idea from Dana Peters, you can get the north in any localization with your mobile phone (J2ME compatible) without using GPS or LBS. Just by using the position of the Sun or the Moon. By rotating the phone so that the sun and/or moon icons match their location in the sky, the top of… Read More »

Apollo: All the resources to start having fun has release a tutorial about Adobe Apollo. All the basic to make a simple application are explained by Mike Chambers: Join Mike Chambers, Adobe’s Senior Product Manager for Developer Relations, as he gives an exclusive, hands-on glimpse of the alpha version Apollo: a powerful new development tool from Adobe. Web developers fluent in Flash,… Read More »

Download Apollo Alpha Now

Apollo is the code name for a cross-operating system runtime being developed by Adobe that allows developers to leverage their existing web development skills (Flash, Flex, HTML, JavaScript, Ajax) to build and deploy rich Internet applications (RIAs) to the desktop. Apollo enables developers to create applications that combine the benefits of web applications – network… Read More »

Apollo book, free to download :)

One week ago I wrote about the new book from O’Reilly: Apollo for Adobe Flex Developers. Now this book is free to to download directly from the labs. The main Chapter are : Introduction to Apollo Getting Started with Apollo Development Using HTML Within Flex-Based Apollo Applications Using the File System API Apollo Mini-Cookbook So… Read More »

Buzz Monitoring about Adobe Apollo

Here’s a quick post to show the number of post containing “Adobe Apollo”. I post it here because I had already see some chart of Technorati, but never found were it was… (okay maybe it’s obvious but forgive my blindness). This tool is very useful for marketer but it’s not the only tool that we… Read More »

Using gesture as an interface for mobile applications

[Via Nokia Blogs] The WII remote control is giving some fresh idea to some developers, just look at these youTube [1,2]. That’s a great way to use the Nokia 5500 in-built accelerometers… […]My proposition in the whole talk was that using Nintendo and the DS and Wii as an inspiration for attracting a non-traditional gamer… Read More »

Apollo: Using the File System API

Wondering why I didn’t see it earlier, but there is a free chapter (about the file system API) from the book: Apollo for Adobe Flex Developers. Yes it’s only for the Alpha of Apollo (alpha to be out Mars 16th) The book is sell as a Developer’s Reference for Apollo’s Alpha Release for Flex developers,… Read More »

Trends Stats 2.0 in Politics

A graph comparing book sales on computer languages between January 2006 and January 2007 revealed that ActionAcript book represented less than 5% of the market [via O’Reilly Radar]. Let’s compare this stats with a blog analyses, just to see how much blogging and buzz can be taken seriously for a new way of making statistics.… Read More »