Adobe Carousel Released And Explained

October 28, 2011 | By

As of yesterday, Adobe Carousel (introduced in the MAX opening keynote) is available on the Apple App Store. Android and desktop versions are on the way, and Kevin Goldsmith explains and shows all in this new blog post.

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Quick survey for ColdFusion Users

October 27, 2011 | By

Use ColdFusion? (Of course you do!) Please fill out this very quick two question survey:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/W55YLS2

Thanks!

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Using Lawnchair for Data Storage in PhoneGap

October 27, 2011 | By

I’ve been looking around for good ways to store information for a PhoneGap application I’m working on. I think that the PhoneGap SQL APIs may still be the best bet but I also wanted to check out some of the … Continue reading

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CSS3 Illustration with Adobe Edge

October 27, 2011 | By

This morning I got inspired by a tweet from my colleague Greg Rewis, which linked to an image entirely created with CSS3 transformations. Check out what I created with Adobe Edge!

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Flex Mobile European Tour 2011

October 27, 2011 | By

With almost all the bits and pieces falling nicely in place I can finally blog about the European tour we’ve been working on. Before talking about content, dates, and locations let me say loud and clear “Thank you!” to the people in our community who worked hard to make these events possible and to Magda Neagu and [...]

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CSS Regions running in Chrome 15

October 27, 2011 | By

The latest release of the Chrome browser (15 was launched last night) makes Chrome the first browser that offers support for the CSS Regions feature. This is really amazing as the story has been developing for a little bit more than a year: from the initial idea, to the first proof of concept, then working [...]

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Quick Tip: Launching new activity from an ANE

October 27, 2011 | By

I have just started a new video series here on my blog called Quick Tip. Think of it as a shorter, less-professional version of gotoAndLearn. There are often smaller subjects that I would like to share that maybe don’t warrant an official GTAL tutorial. The first one shows how to launch a new Android activity [...]

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Infinitely Scrolling Lists in Flex Applications

October 26, 2011 | By

Have you noticed when using twitter, google plus, or certain areas of facebook that when you scroll the page, it automatically loads more data?  You don’t have to continually hit “next” to go through page after page of data. Instead, the content just “appears” as you need it. In this post we will explore a [...]

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Flash Player 11.2 Beta and Adobe AIR 3.2 Beta available on Adobe Labs

October 26, 2011 | By

We just released Flash Player 11.2 Beta and Adobe AIR 3.2 Beta on Adobe Labs. The main features for this release are:
Multi-threaded video decoding (Windows, Mac OS, and Linux) — The video decoding pipeline is now fully multi-threaded. This feature should improve the overall performance on all platforms. Note that this feature is a significant architecture [...]

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Flash Player 11.2 And AIR 3.2 On Labs

October 26, 2011 | By

Beta versions of Flash Player 11.2 and AIR 3.2 have just been posted to Adobe Labs.

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Learn FunGo Introduction To ColdFusion

October 26, 2011 | By

Learn FunGo has announced the first in a series of sessions to help folks get started with ColdFusion. The first 2-hour session is on November 7th, 2011, and is priced at just $10!

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Old School Race – Mobile Multiplayer Game in AIR

October 26, 2011 | By

Back to the childhood! Do you guys still remember the “analog era”, where you had to actually build the game from plastic parts in order to make it working? Old School Racer will take you back there, almost. Beautifully designed slot car game from Italy by Creeo Studio, made in Flash Professional, available for iOS, [...]

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Attending my ColdFusion session at RIAUnleashed?

October 26, 2011 | By

For those of you attending my Extending ColdFusion presentation at RIAUnleashed tomorrow, please note that I’ve made the code available for the session now.

http://bit.ly/extcfcode

It requires ColdFusion 9.0.1 but a lot of the code wil…

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Adobe Dead Drops – Latin America

October 25, 2011 | By

As part of this year’s Latin Flash Tour we will be doing dead drops in each city. The prize will be a brand new copy of Master Collection CS5.5. These will likely be where I give the general location and whoever gets there first wins. More details to come soon. You should stay tuned to [...]

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The Edge Team Is Blogging

October 25, 2011 | By

The Adobe Edge team is blogging. Well, they started the blog a month ago, but recently posted this great summary of Edge Preview 3 MAX announcements.

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ColdFusion Ad Server updated

October 25, 2011 | By

Harlan, my very old open source ColdFusion ad service, has been updated to remove Flash Forms. For some reason they didn’t show any data in ColdFusion 9, and frankly, no one should be using Flash Forms anyway. I changed them to simple HT…

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“Almost Native” – iOS Apps Powered By iAd.js and PhoneGap

October 25, 2011 | By

One of the benefits of using a cross-platform development technology that I mentioned in my last post is that cross-platform development technologies can be solution accelerator platforms.  I mean “solution accelerator” because it can be easier and faster to develop an application using cross-platform technologies (web development skills) rather than native development, even if you [...]

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Responding to tab changes with CFLAYOUT

October 25, 2011 | By

Pete asked an interesting question about ColdFusion’s CFLAYOUT tags. He was making use of a tabbed layout within a border layout control. He needed to refresh one of the layout panels when the tab control was modified. As with all questi…

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Add server uptime to the ColdFusion Administrator

October 24, 2011 | By

On a private list, Ryan Guill asked if it was possible to get the ColdFusion’s server uptime in the administrator. You can see this now in the Server Monitor as well as the Server Manager. Here’s a quick screen shot of a few of my servers.

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FusionAnalytics Released (Finally!)

October 24, 2011 | By

As the subject says, Intergral has finally released FusionAnalytics. I’ve blogged/tweeted/etc about this product over the past few years. I’m not quite sure when they started talking about it. It feels like it’s been years. That being sa…

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EU Official Proposes Using ColdFusion To Help Keep Kids Safe

October 24, 2011 | By

As per this Business Insider Europe story, European Union Member of European Parliament Tiziano Motti has gained support to expand data storage of Google searches to protect children, and is proposing to use LogBox (a ColdFusion based RIAFor…

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