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Edge Animate 1.5 Released

February 14, 2013 | By

Adobe Edge Animate 1.5 has just been released, and Product Manager Sara Hunt discusses CSS built-in filters, gradients, fonts, and more.

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Jonathan Diehl On Experimental Brackets Live Development

February 11, 2013 | By

Check out this post and video by Jonathan Diehl on experimental Live Development with Brackets.

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Apache Flex Site Live

February 10, 2013 | By

Apache Flex is a top level Apache project (and has been since back in December). The official Apache Flex project site is now live.

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PhoneGap 2.4.0 Released

February 8, 2013 | By

Seems like just a few days since I announced PhoneGap 2.3.0, but there’s no slowing that team down, so here’s PhoneGap 2.4.0. Shazron has shared some of the enhancements.

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Appliness Feb 2013 Is Out

February 5, 2013 | By

Title says it all! The February 2013 edition of your favorite digital magazine is out. The latest Appliness is chock full of goodness, including an interview with Miško Hevery, creator of AngularJS.

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PhoneGap And Facebook Connect

February 4, 2013 | By

PhoneGap Build now supports Facebook Connect via a new plugin, as Colene Chow explains.

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Ryan Stewart’s New Role

February 1, 2013 | By

I may be slightly biased, but … it takes evangelists to get stuff done, and some of your favorite Adobe products are being managed by evangelism team alumni. The latest of our elite to make this leap is Ryan Stewart who recently announced t…

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Adobe And Gaming

January 31, 2013 | By

Diana Helander has written up a great summary of our gaming agenda for 2013, and has included this graphic with some pretty astounding statistics:

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Holly Schinsky On PhoneGap Build Push Notifications

January 28, 2013 | By

Holly Schinsky is fast becoming the authority on PhoneGap push notification. Her latest post on the subject explains the new push notification plugin for PhoneGap Build.

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The jQuery Plugin Registry

January 27, 2013 | By

Last week, jQuery team member Adam Sontag announced the availablity of the jQuery Plugin Registry, your one-stop shop for plugin developers and consumers.

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ColdFusion Team Launches YouTube Channel

January 24, 2013 | By

The ColdFusion team has announced the launch of their ColdFusion YouTube channel.

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Amazon AIR Support For Game Developers

January 23, 2013 | By

Creating games using Flash and AIR? The Amazon Mobile App SDK now includes AIR native extensions that give you access to In-App Purchasing and GameCircle APIs. Diana Helander provides details on the Adobe Digital Media Blog.

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Brackets Sprint 19 Build Released

January 23, 2013 | By

Brackets Sprint 19 Build adds (community contributed) CSS code hinting, native menus, additional translations, and more.

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Beautify For Brackets

January 21, 2013 | By

Beautify is a code formatter for HTML and JavaScript, and, as its name suggests, Brackets Beautify brings Beautify to Brackets, as explained by Raymond Camden in this post.

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Join Us At W3Conf

January 18, 2013 | By

W3Conf is W3C’s annual conference for web professionals, and Adobe is hosting W3Conf February 21-22, 2013 in San Francisco, CA. If you are a web developer or designer and want to learn the latest on HTML5, CSS, the open web platform and your …

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Critical ColdFusion Hotfix Posted

January 15, 2013 | By

The ColdFusion team has just released ColdFusion 10 Update 7 (and a fix for ColdFusion 9, too). This is a critical hotfix that addresses the recent security vulnerabilities that were being exploited in the wild. Please install this one quickl…

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Is It Safe To Block Access To /cfide?

January 14, 2013 | By

A user, worried about the recent attacks on ColdFusion servers, asked if he could safely block all public access to /cfide. My response to him was the following:

The short answer is "yes, if …"There are quite a few ColdFusion fea…

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Another Client Data Grid Option

January 12, 2013 | By

I’ve been using the jQuery DataTables plug-in for client-side data grids. It works well, and integrating it with ColdFusion is easy. Here’s another option, ParamQuery Grid is clean and fast and feature rich, and it too works seamlessly with C…

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Shazron Explains PhoneGap InAppBrowser

January 9, 2013 | By

PhoneGap team member Shazron Abdullah has posted a brief explanation of a very important enhancement in PhoneGap 2.3.0. InAppBrowser is just that, a browser within your app, allowing you to write native code for your app shell and PhoneGap (w…

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PhoneGap 2.3.0 Released

January 8, 2013 | By

Title says it all. PhoneGap 2.3.0 adds support for Windows Phone 8.

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ADC On Web Standards And Technologies

January 6, 2013 | By

Throughout 2012, the Adobe Developer Connection (ADC) kept churning out an impressive flow of web technology related content covering HTML, CSS, JavaScript, 3rd party libraries, and more. Team member Brian Rinaldi has posted a list of publish…

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