The incredible advantage that Desktop application have on web application is the connection with the local computer (other application, file system, computation, …). Unfortunately the mix between AIR and desktop properties are not as far as Java or C. The most wanted functionalities are to launch native application through AIR and integration with native libraries.… Read More »
I just realized how much free content we can get from Google Books. If you don’t have enough money to buy all the books about ActionScript 3.0, why don’t you just read them online? Make a search for ActionScript 3 on Google Books and you will find some incredible title (not complete but still enough… Read More »
Just read this news from Tim Anderson’s blog, it appear that the W3C working draft has a statement about the use of proprietary UI languages. As an open, vender-neutral language, HTML provides for a solution to the same problems without the risk of vendor lock-in. BUT: For sophisticated cross-platform applications, there already exist several proprietary… Read More »
The very often criticized Badge installer for AIR applications (for cause of security) have a nice tutorials explaining how to use and configure it for your own AIR applications. You can read this tutorials from the Adobe AIR Developer Center. this tutorials was done by David Tucker. Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
I came across this news from the Los Angeles Flex Users Group, then I followed to the new O’Reilly website on RIA: “Inside RIA” to finally end up on John Dowdell’s blog. As it is the first time I disagree with John, and my answer started to be long, I preferred to import it here… Read More »
As you certainly already know, the Adobe AIR beta 3 is out since mid December. I’ve just read on Oliver Goldman’s blog about a very interesting API added to AIR: The ability to detect and launch AIR-based applications from within the browser, this API lets you do the following from within the browser: Install an… Read More »
Just a copy from Opensocial homepage: The web is better when it’s social The web is more interesting when you can build apps that easily interact with your friends and colleagues. But with the trend towards more social applications also comes a growing list of site-specific APIs that developers must learn. OpenSocial provides a common… Read More »
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 »
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 »
First link by Mark Coppock, he wrote notes about most of the sessions that took place during MAX. His note are full of links and really worth the read! If you are more a vizual guys than a reader then head to Peter Elest’s blog where you can find a lot of Sneak Peeks videos:… Read More »
[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 »
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 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
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 »
[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 »