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InfoWorld On Native Mobile App Dev Vs. HTML5

November 5, 2012 | By

Paul Krill has written a piece for InfoWorld entitled Native mobile app dev vs. HTML5: Why not both?. Paul contrasts the "native experience is second to none" with the ease of development and reduced cost associated with web standar…

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PhoneGap 2.2 Released

November 2, 2012 | By

PhoneGap 2.2 has just been released. Lots of important enhancements and bug fixes, including (and this one is a biggie) support for Windows 8.

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Appliness November 2012 Is Out

November 2, 2012 | By

Appliness November 2012 is now out, and it includes coverage of Angular.JS, Node.JS, Apple Push notifications, and more.

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ColdFusion 10 Update 4 Released

November 2, 2012 | By

ColdFusion 10 Update 4 has just been released. Use the Server Update feature in ColdFusion 10 Administrator to install.

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Join Us At Web Platform DocSprint SF

October 31, 2012 | By

I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, and now you can get involved, too. Join SFHTML5 at Adobe for a Web Platform Doc Sprint day this Saturday. This Doc Sprint is all about making it easy for anyone to contribute articles, sample…

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New Sams Teach Yourself SQL In 10 Minutes Now Shipping

October 31, 2012 | By

My little Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes is my best-selling title, it has sold over 1/4 million copies in English, has been translated into more than a dozen languages, has created 3 spin-off titles focused on specific DBMSs, and has e…

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ColdFusion Positions In DC

October 26, 2012 | By

Just one this week:
The Catholic University of America (Washington, DC) is looking for a ColdFusion developer. The details posted online make this one look like a fun opportunity.

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Learn About Adobe Edge Inspect And Future Plans

October 25, 2012 | By

Mark Rausch is a Senior Computer Scientist on the Adobe Edge Inspect team. Tomorrow (October 26th) he’ll be presenting a Webinar on the latest workflow options facilitated by Edge Inspect. He’ll talk about recent enhancements including the ab…

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Marketing Is Not BS

October 24, 2012 | By

I’m loving Adobe’s new campaign around digital marketing. Adobe CMO Ann Lewnes explains the campaign in her blog post In Defense of Marketing. [More]

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Holly Schinsky On phoneGap And Apple Push Notification

October 22, 2012 | By

Fellow Adobe Evangelist Holly Schinsky has posted part 1 of a new series to help explain how to set up and use Apple Push Notifications (APNs) in your PhoneGap applications. This one is well worth the read.

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Brackets Sprint 15 Build Released

October 21, 2012 | By

Brackets Sprint 15 has been released and what a release this is. This one even includes a status bar courtesy of Chema Balsas.

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Check Out CFML Weekly News

October 20, 2012 | By

Pete Freitag, the guy who brought us Hack My CF, is now publishing a weekly email newsletter called (appropriately) CFML Weekly News. You can read the first issue online.

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ColdFusion Positions In MI And NC

October 19, 2012 | By

Two ColdFusion positions this week:

One Source Talent (Troy, MI) is looking for a ColdFusion developer with at least 2 years experience. Contact Terry Whitney.
SRA International (Research Triangle Park, NC) is seeking a Senior ColdFusion De…

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Time To Try Monocle

October 17, 2012 | By

Remember Monocle, the Flash profiling tool demoed by Deepa Subramaniam at the MAX 2011 sneaks? Well, product manager Thibault Imbert has just announced that you can sign up to give it a try.

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Most Read And Highest Rated ADC Articles

October 15, 2012 | By

ADC has published the list of the most read and highest rated articles thus far this year. No surprise that the list is dominated by Web standards and PhoneGap.

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jQuery Developer Summit This Week

October 14, 2012 | By

If you are in the Greater DC area, you may want to take part in two days of coding and collaboration with the jQuery community at the jQuery Developer Summit. Adobe is a sponsor and Adobe folks will be present (unfortunately I’ll be on the ot…

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Alan Greenblatt’s CSS FilterLab Walkthrough

October 10, 2012 | By

Want to know more about CSS FilterLab that we introduced at the Create The Web event a couple of weeks agp? Fellow Adobe evangelist Alan Greenblatt has posted CSS FilterLab Detailed Walkthrough.

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Web Platform Docs In Alpha

October 9, 2012 | By is an open community of developers building resources for a better web, regardless of brand, browser or platform. The initial project stewards are Adobe, Apple, Facebook, Google, HP, Microsoft, Mozilla, Nokia, Opera, and the W…

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Appliness October 2012 Is Out

October 5, 2012 | By

Appliness for October 2012 is now out for iPad, Android tablet, and as a PDF.

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The Create The Web Post Event Interview

October 2, 2012 | By

Matt Rozen interviewed Adobe folks and guests at last week’s Create The Web event. Hear what Grant Skinner, Divya Manian, Kevin Hoyt, Joseph Labrecque, Paul Trani, and many more had to say about the announcements and what they mean for you.

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AIR 3.5 Beta With iOS 6 And Android Jelly Bean Support

September 27, 2012 | By

We’ve posted a beta of AIR 3.5 to Adobe Labs. This release supports creative apps for iOS 6 and Android Jelly Bean, as well as additional features and bug fixes.

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