Adobe eLearning Evangelist Allen Partridge on #eLearnChat: Captivate to HTML5, iPad, iOS, Mobile, facebook, Community & Secret Behind the Scenes Sneaks

February 24, 2012 | By

In case you missed it, below is the video of my eLearnChat interview with Rick Zanotti and Jean Franzblau. Watch it for a number off great surprises, including ‘what I do in my spare time,’ a sneak of the amazing performance and Advanced Ac…

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ColdFusion 10 Beta Hosting

February 24, 2012 | By

Interested in trying ColdFusion 10 for free on a public server? Hostek is offering a free, limited time, ColdFusion 10 hosting plan. Details here: http://hostek.com/hosting/coldfusion/coldfusion10-hosting.asp.

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New Apache Cordova Website

February 24, 2012 | By

What is Apache Cordova? The core code that drives PhoneGap has been donated to the Apache Software Foundation. Apache Cordova is thus the engine that powers PhoneGap, similar to how WebKit is the engine that powers Google Chrome. And the Apac…

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Your security lesson for the day – Console is the MCP

February 23, 2012 | By

I crashed my server a few minutes ago, and while not related, I discovered a little security flaw in my websocket demo that I thought would be fun to share with you guys. My mistakes should be your lessons, right? As with many mistakes, …

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The Land of Me in AIR goes iPad – animated interactive tale for children

February 23, 2012 | By

Fabulous animations combined with a nice story, interactivity and learning designed for little adventurers is now available on iPad developed by Less Rain studio and Made in Me. One of the chapters from the original AIR version for desktop has been now ported with Adobe AIR for tablet devices. Download for iPad I had a [...]

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ColdFusion 10 Web Socket JavaScript APIs

February 23, 2012 | By

In my last post, I demonstrated three examples of websockets under ColdFusion 10. One thing I didn’t really touch on was the JavaScript API you can use to work with websockets. These functions are available to any file making use of the …

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And the winners are…

February 23, 2012 | By

If you missed watching Dr. Allen Partridge on yesterday’s episode of eLearn Chat, then you definitely missed the names of the winners of Adobe Captivate HTML5 Contest. So, especially for you, here are the names of the winners re-announced We had thre…

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ColdFusion Job Opening – Air Methods Corporation, Englewood CO

February 22, 2012 | By

Passing along another job offering…

Software Developer – ColdFusion, Air Methods Corporation, Englewood CO

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

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aTabSplitter – the web standards edition

February 22, 2012 | By

I thought that it would be helpful to document the experience I had while building a web application using jQuery Mobile. And this is what this article is all about. But before going into details let me set the context.
I started building mobile applications a while ago using Adobe AIR and the Flex framework. My [...]

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Adobe Roadmap for Flash Runtimes

February 22, 2012 | By

To complement the white paper released last week covering the future of Flex and the transition to Apache, Adobe has released a white paper covering the the roadmap for the Flash and AIR runtimes. Flash is very much alive and well, and is continuing to evolve to be able to bring uncompromising rich experiences to [...]

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jQuery Mobile Cookbook call for authors

February 22, 2012 | By

Love jQuery Mobile? Want to be part of a new book? Then please consider helping out the new jQuery Mobile Cookbook. There’s lots of cool people involved (including myself ;) as well as a big group of volunteers ready to write entries. Jo…

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Using MouseLock, Right Click, Middle Click features in Flash Player 11.2

February 22, 2012 | By

Flash Player 11.2 introduces new mouse features designed for game developers in mind, but many other developers can find them useful as well. Demo Try this technical demo using the new features, you need Flash Player 11.2 installed (download here). http://flashrealtime.com/demos/newmousefeatures/ * Double click for fullscreen to enable mouseLock. Try also right click, middle click, [...]

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Determining the HTTP request method in ColdFusion

February 22, 2012 | By

I was talking to someone recently about REST and ColdFusion 10 (something I’d like to demo here soon) and the question of HTTP methods came up. One of the interesting things ColdFusion 10′s REST support allows for is CFC methods locked d…

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New Flex and Flash Whitepapers

February 22, 2012 | By

This is just a quick note to point out that Adobe has recently published two very important white papers. The first is a white paper detailing Adobe’s view of Flex and its commitment to Flex in the future.   This is a must read if you are at a…

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More On The Flash Roadmap

February 22, 2012 | By

We’ve published the Adobe roadmap for the Flash runtimes to provide clarity about the future of Flash. Also, see this brief post on Adobe and Google Partnering for Flash Player on Linux.

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eLearning Suite Specialist Certification Announced!

February 21, 2012 | By

We are proud to let you know that we have introduced a new specialist certification program for Adobe eLearning Suite. To become an eLearning Suite Specialist, you need to pass two required ACE exams and one elective ACE exam. Here are the details: Req…

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Andy Trice Explains PhoneGap

February 20, 2012 | By

Fellow Adobe evangelist Andy Trice has written a very useful post entitled What is PhoneGap? & Other Common Questions.

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PhoneGap on Windows Phone via OSX

February 20, 2012 | By

I am embarking on a new PhoneGap project that will have to run on many platforms… iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone.  This will actually be my first foray into modern Window Phone development. (I did some experimental work with the Windows Mobile platform many years ago, but a lot has changed since then.) One of [...]

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Content Curation and the end of Intellectual Property

February 20, 2012 | By

The past couple of years I’ve been blessed to get to go to Brussels for Thanksgiving and honored to meet with some of the world’s foremost leaders, thinkers, and even trouble-makers in the area of education. The European Union sponsors a wonder…

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ColdFusion 10 Web Socket Demos

February 20, 2012 | By

One of my favorite new features in ColdFusion 10 is the powerful web socket support. If you’ve never looked at web sockets before, you can check out the Wikipedia entry. Simply put, it is a simple way to create a two way connection betw…

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Quiz Reports in Course Companion for Adobe Captivate

February 20, 2012 | By

I hope many of you have already tried the course companion by now and have taken a look at the Dashboard. In my previous blog, I explained the concept of Progress Index. In this blog, I will explain the Quiz reports that you can access by clicking the …

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