Presenting PhoneGap at the AT&T Hackathon – Seattle, April 14th

April 11, 2012 | By

I’m going to be presenting/talking about PhoneGap at the AT&T Hackathon here in Seattle on Saturday, April 14th. The hackathon actually starts on Friday night, and the last one I was at was a really fun event. If you’re in … Continue reading

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Flash Player 11.3 fullscreen keyboard input

April 10, 2012 | By

One of the greatest features in Flash Player 11.3 is the ability to accept full keyboard input while in fullscreen mode. This is really important for fullscreen games that need chat or other keyboard input. You can implement this feature very easily by using the FULL_SCREEN_INTERACTIVE mode. See below for the ActionScript code: 1stage.displayState = [...]

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April NYC JavaScript and HTML5 Hackfest Meeting

April 10, 2012 | By

I’m headed up to New York on Wednesday April 11 at 7pm  for the April meeting of the NYC JavaScript and HTML5 Monthly Hackfest. I was originally intending to just attend but I got tapped to do a 15 min talk.
I’ll be speaking about Adobe’s CSS contrib…

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Training: Transitioning from eLearning to mLearning

April 10, 2012 | By

Topic: Transitioning from eLearning to mLearning Description: Join Josh Cavalier, popularly known as Captain Captivate, along with Pooja Jaisingh and Vish as talk about how mLearning fits into the overall instructional strategy and how you can effectiv…

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April NYC JavaScript and HTML5 Hackfest Meeting

April 10, 2012 | By

I’ll be in NYC showing off Adobe’s CSS awesomeness.

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Adobe WebUp #4 is on

April 10, 2012 | By

Adobe WebUp #4 registration is open now! This means that you should not only register yourself and your girlfriend/friend/brothers&sisters but you should also tell others about this awesome event!
What? You don’t believe that it will be awesome? Trust me, I should know as I am the organizer:)
Now seriously, when I started to plan this series [...]

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3 Tips for Better PowerPoint Workflow in Adobe Captivate

April 10, 2012 | By

Creating a course using Microsoft PowerPoint and importing and enhancing it using Adobe Captivate is a very popular and useful workflow. There are cases where we can achieve smooth results if we follow some best practices when creating the eLearning co…

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The PhoneGap Starter Project

April 9, 2012 | By

As I’ve been digging more and more into PhoneGap Build I’ve also been discovering that there are some gaps in the workflow and that it’s not always easy to go from a feature I want to use to a cross-platform … Continue reading

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ColdFusion Job Opening – Goodville Mutual

April 9, 2012 | By

Software Developer – ColdFusion, Goodville Mutual Casualty Company, New Holland PA

We are seeking a Full time Software Developer – ColdFusion to provide experienced, leadership for the design, development, coding, testing and debugging …

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Upcoming Flex Events

April 9, 2012 | By

If you’re looking for a great conference to attend, 360|Flex is right around the corner and you should definitely make a point of checking it out. Most developers consider this to be *the* conference to attend and glancing at the schedule, you can see why. My fellow teammate, Christophe Coenraets is going to be doing [...]

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Enabling Assessment Module after Course Completion

April 9, 2012 | By

Last week, a Captivate user had posted a question on our Facebook page. She was working on a course which had a few modules and an assessment in the end. In this course, she wanted to create a customized menu page with all the modules and assessment li…

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Future Insights

April 8, 2012 | By

Attending Future Insights Las Vegas, USA.

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MTM 2012

April 8, 2012 | By

I will co-present a session about PhoneGap at MTM Cologne, Germany

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Mobilism 2012

April 8, 2012 | By

Attend Mobilism 2012 Amsterdam, Netherlands

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jsDay 2012

April 8, 2012 | By

I will speak about CSS Regions/Exclusions/Shaders and jsDay 2012 Verona, Italy.

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Adobe WebUp #4

April 8, 2012 | By

I will speak at Adobe WebUp #4 about PhoneGap.

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Starting with Starling: Ep 2 and the Thoughts Behind

April 7, 2012 | By

This time, I spent about a week thinking and developing a new game that I could use for this new tutorial series “Starting with Starling”. So, I ended up with Hungry Hero. It was a quick 2 days of coding, but took a little bit more than 2 days for creating graphics, assets, sounds, etc. […]

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Face detection with getUserMedia

April 6, 2012 | By

There are quite a few interesting APIs evolving in the “modern web”, but not all of them are going to be things you would use in most projects. I’ve been very public about my feelings concerning canvas for example. Great for games and ch…

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jsoup adds jQuery-like parsing in Java

April 6, 2012 | By

Earlier this week James Moberg introduced me to a cool little Java utility – jsoup. jsoup provides jQuery-like HTML manipulation to your server. Given a string, or a URL, you can do things like, find all the images, look for links to a P…

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webDU 2012

April 5, 2012 | By

Hello antipodeans and antipodiphiles, I will be speaking at webDU 2012 in Sydney, Australia in a few weeks.  If you have never heard of webDU, it is an absolutely fantastic web conference. It provides a great environment for honest open conversations …

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Using jQuery to conditionally load requests

April 5, 2012 | By

Here’s an interesting question – what if you wanted to fetch a resource using Ajax, let’s say a large zip file – but you only wanted to do it if the zip has been updated since the user last requested it. How would you do that?

I’ve been usin…

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