Archive for November, 2006

Are you missing out on what the new Adobe Flex 2 can do for your organization? Tired of browser incompatibilities? What to increase website usability and sales at the same time?

Adobe Flex 2 is the leading application development solution for delivering rich Internet applications. It enables developers to be able to build next generation web experiences that help organizations engage users more effectively, increase productivity, and deliver better business results. Join us in this Webinar as we show you how Adobe Flex 2 can help your team create beautiful, scalable applications that can reach most anyone on nearly any platform.

I will be giving a one hour Webinar on Flex 2 geared towards managers who may be trying to determine if Flex 2 is right for thier organization. This Webinar is being hosted by TeraTech, Inc.

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Another book on the shelf

Posted: November 15, 2006 in Flex

On one of my weekly visits to the bookstore I found copies of Adobe Flex 2:Training from the source and The ActionScript 3.0 Cookbook. I immediatly picked up the latter since I’ve already purchased the former (see my previous blog).
The book is fantastic especially the chapter on the DisplayList. I’ve spent the past 6 years designing and developing in the Flash environment. It took me a while to grasp the concept of timelines and movieclips (damn it Jim, I’m a developer not a designer). However it was useful when creating application that featured time-based animation. When I moved from Flash into Flex (not 100%) I thought that I lost that capability. Now, after reading through a couple of chapters in the ActionScript 3.0 book, I see that I don’t have to give up that part of me (the designer – yeah, I’m bipolar like that).

Christmas Came Early …

Posted: November 6, 2006 in Uncategorized

New BookI finally recieved the long awaited book, Adobe Flex 2: Training from the Source. I purchased the book at a local Barnes and Noble. I placed the order for the book several weeks ago. When I found out that the book was in I put down everything and rushed over to the store to pick it up. For the rest of the weekend you could find me carrying my book where I went (to the mall, to the football practice, to bed, …) Yea, I’m a super geek but at least I not a nerd (you know … geeks get things done).