One way to improve the user experience for mobile applications is to save data locally. This technique is important for desktop applications and it is even more important for mobile applications (mostly because the network connection is expensive, slower, or intermittent).
When using applications such as mail or Twitter clients local storage enables users to see [...]
Attention all UK ColdFusion developers. Highlander has been a partner for many years, and is also an Adobe Authorized Training Centre in the UK. Highlander is offering a 4 day Advanced ColdFusion 9 training course 9 in London on September 12t…
Would you believe it if I told you that MAX is now only 44 days away? Time certainly flies, doesn’t it? So ehm… Did you already get your tickets? Did you book your hotel? Your flights? Make plans to do tourist things? Oh… And if you’re speaking… is your presentation finished? Yikes… Presentation… Good idea… [...]
I’m really curious to find out what your favorite iOS or Android apps are. If you don’t mind sharing your preferences with me and spending a couple of minutes on writing them down, please drop a comment. You’ll get my eternal gratitude!
PS. You can name as many as you want as long as you consider [...]
John Warnock is one of the founding fathers of Adobe. John is also the inventor of Postscript, and recipient of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, one of the highest honors bestowed on scientists, engineers and inventors in the USA. John and Chuck Geschke also were recently awarded the Marconi Prize, considered the highest [...]
There are many places where you can optimize your code especially when working on mobile applications. In this post I will focus on caching images using the spak.core.ContentCache class (part of the Flex framework).
Right from the Flex documentation, you can see ContentCache could be useful:
Provides a caching and queuing image content loader suitable for using [...]
Here’s a quick teaser for a multi-part series I’m working on: 1 code base, 1 application framework, 4 platforms, 7 devices, 5 ecosystems… Yes, that is correct… 1 codebase, Adobe Flex 1 framework, Adobe AIR 4 platforms iOS Android BlackBerry desktop 7 devices (these are just devices I have): Mac OSX Apple iPhone 4 Apple [...]
I have been debating how to write this message for a while and finally decided to make a brain dump to this blog and on the Google list.As many of you know, Adobe has decided to retire the name LiveCycle for what would have constituted the ES3 release….
I was having a discussion on a private list when David McGuigan came up with a very interesting idea. What he proposed is very cool and much more than what I’m going to demo here, but I thought a simple proof of concept might be of inter…