Jane McGonigal is Looking More like a Prophet: Gamers Map Aids Enzyme in under Three Weeks

September 19, 2011 | By

I was pleased to hear from an old friend Cynthia Calongne, who is Chair of Emerging Media at Colorado Tech. She guided me to this fascinating news story from Yahoo! LINK: http://news.yahoo.com/online-gamers-crack-aids-enzyme-puzzle-175427367.html You m…

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About Flash Mobile Versatility

September 19, 2011 | By

The Flash Platform as a compelling mobile solution across devices is enjoying an excellent momentum. I’m getting and seeing more and more Flash powered mobile apps. While this is interesting and cool this not what I want to focus on in this post.
Most people think about the Flash Platform for mobile as something that enables [...]

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Magic Reminders – I just had to share

September 19, 2011 | By

Trainers and Educators are always wishing that they had a magic way to remind their learners of things outside of class. Don’t forget to finish that module – Please bring your work or materials to our next session – Big test coming up…

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Slides, code, etc from my NCDevCon Presentations

September 18, 2011 | By

Any questions – let me know! I believe that video recordings will be available later. If so, I’ll edit the presentations to include the URL. (Just click the Show Menu link to check.) If the videos aren’t released, I’m going to ask Charli…

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Now Available: MariaDB Crash Course

September 18, 2011 | By

MariaDB is a fork (offshoot) of MySQL, one of the most popular database management systems in the world. MariaDB was created by the creator of MySQL to address some of the limitations and shortcomings in MySQL, and is intended to be a drop in…

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Five cool Adobe InDesign tricks IMHO

September 18, 2011 | By

Follow me as I jump from one feature to the other in Adobe InDesign, some older and some new. See what you may be missing if you are not yet using InDesign CS5.5.

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Discounted ColdFusion Hosting At HostMySite

September 17, 2011 | By

I’ve never been a fan of Go Daddy ColdFusion hosting. But, with them announcing that they are exiting the ColdFusion hosting business, quite a few users have e-mailed to ask for alternative hosting recommendations. HostMysite has been hosting…

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Success Window fix in Facebook ActionScript API

September 17, 2011 | By

I just added a fix to an issue with the Facebook ActionScript API I ran into where after logging into Facebook on Android, the success event listener would never get called, the login window would never disappear, and you’d be … Continue reading

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ColdFusion 9.0.1 Cumulative Hot Fix 2 Released

September 16, 2011 | By

ColdFusion 9.0.1 Cumulative Hot Fix 2 has just been released.

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ColdFusion 9.0.1 CHF 2 Released

September 16, 2011 | By

Subject says it all. Our second CHF for ColdFusion 9.0.1 has been released. You can find details here:

http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/918/cpsid_91836.html

Some good fixes here, including:

ColdFusion does not resolve the CFC’s fully qualifi…

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Generating EML files with ColdFusion

September 16, 2011 | By

A few weeks back, a reader came to me with an interesting question. He knew how to use ColdFusion to work with email, cfpop and cfmail make that easy enough. But he also wanted the ability to download mail to the user’s desktop. That sho…

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360° panoramas with a mobile device? Right on.

September 16, 2011 | By

A few weeks back I was investigating ways to rapidly create full 360° panoramas. Specifically I was interested in creating cubic panoramas to be included in a digital publication with InDesign and the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.

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10 Reasons to upgrade from Adobe Captivate to Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5-the eLearning Dream Team

September 16, 2011 | By

The iron is definitely hot when it comes to upgrading your copy of Adobe Captivate to Adobe eLearning Suite. In addition to the discount you get just for upgrading, Adobe is now slashing an additional 200$ US of the overall cost. Here are the 4 more…

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Hackathons Are Becoming Quite Popular

September 15, 2011 | By

I have seen an increase of mobile hackathons, hack days, and/or startup weekends in the last year. Typically the format runs over 1-3 day timeframe, where teams come together and code up a storm. Typically prizes are decent, people are friendly, and its a great way to learn new things. I would definitely recommend it [...]

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Google+ API Released

September 15, 2011 | By

Today Google+ released their “API” – Google+ Platform. I put that in quotes because their API now is only three methods, but it’s a start at least. The API allows you to get a user profile, get a user’s post stream, and fetch one particu…

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Caltrain Times at MAX and Source Code

September 15, 2011 | By

I have been working on an application called Caltrain Times. It is available in quite a few marketplaces and runs across smartphones and tablets. I have made the source code for this application available on my github here. Adobe MAX is coming up in a few weeks and I will be speaking again at MAX. [...]

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AIR 3 MapView Native Extension on iOS

September 15, 2011 | By

For quite some time I’ve had my Radar application out on the Android Market, but one of the major annoyances was that the Google Maps component didn’t work on iOS.  So I could never release the application for that platform, despite many “attempts” to get it working. With AIR 3 we have new feature called […]

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Adobe Flex & AIR: One Developer Platform, Many Devices

September 15, 2011 | By

In this series, I’d like to highlight Adobe’s mobile offerings, and the variety of platforms that can be supported from a single codebase.     I wrote a simple URL Monitoring utility application that will check the status of various HTTP endpoints using the AIR URLMonitor class.   I now have that application running on [...]

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Flex/AIR on Devices: From Flash Builder to the Nook Store

September 15, 2011 | By

This post is a part of my series “One Developer Platform, Many Devices“. In this post, we will focus on the workflow of getting your APK from Flash Builder into the Barnes & Noble Nook Store.    First, review the process for building an Android APK file within Flash Builder. However, there are a few additional [...]

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Flex/AIR on Devices: From Flash Builder to the Amazon App Store

September 15, 2011 | By

This post is a part of my series “One Developer Platform, Many Devices“. In this post, we will focus on the workflow of getting your APK from Flash Builder into the Amazon Appstore.    First, review the process for building an Android APK file within Flash Builder.  Once you have your APK generated, you’re ready to [...]

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Flex/AIR on Devices: From Flash Builder to the Google Android Market

September 15, 2011 | By

This post is a part of my series “One Developer Platform, Many Devices“. In this post, we will focus on the workflow of getting your APK from Flash Builder into the Google Android Market.    First, review the process for building an Android APK file within Flash Builder.  Once you have your APK generated, you’re [...]

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