Category: Adobe MAX 2008

It's official, AIR reaches 100 million installs!

January 28, 2009 | By | 2 Comments

At today’s keynote at MAX Japan, Kevin Lynch announced that Adobe AIR has reached 100 million installs!   That’s some serious momentum!  He also announced that Flash Player 10 has already reached over 55% adoption in only two months.   This is dramatically faster than any prior version. More coverage of this will be available […]

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How I almost crashed the Adobe MAX 2008 Keynote with Tour de Flex

November 22, 2008 | By | 2 Comments

For the past 3 months, several of us have been working crazy hours to get Tour de Flex ready for Adobe MAX.  Kevin Lynch, Adobe’s CTO, told us a week before MAX that he was going to use Tour de Flex in his Monday morning keynote to demonstrate several of the cloud APIs now available […]

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How we got Tour de Flex on 1000 USB Drives for MAX 2008

November 20, 2008 | By | 8 Comments

We gave away 1,000 USB Flash drives at Adobe MAX this week.  The drives contained the new Tour de Flex application and were very well received. Most of you probably assumed that we (Adobe) ordered these drives with the files already on them, right?  Well, the timing didn’t work out that nicely.  We had to […]

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NEW! Flex Component Explorer – The Downloadable Adobe Evangelist

November 17, 2008 | By | 16 Comments

A few months ago, I blogged about the Flex 3 Component Explorer,  a simple one paragraph article intended to raise awareness of the existence of the tool.   To my amazement, this post has seen consistent heavy traffic and is in the top 3 posts in my 15 months of blogging.   This led me to […]

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Bring your AIR Wildness to MAX!

November 7, 2008 | By | 3 Comments

I am hosting a new type of event at MAX North America this year titled, “AIR Gone Wild“.  This is not a session nor is it a traditional Birds of a Feather.   I am setting up some high-top tables in the hallway outside of the Birds of a Feather rooms for people to showcase AIR […]

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MAX 2008 Birds of a Feather – LAST CALL!

September 30, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

I am closing down the MAX BOF submission site tomorrow night (Oct 1).    If you have a good idea for a BOF, please submit it here ASAP!   If you are not sure if your idea is “BOF worthy”, submit it anyways – you never know! For more information on the MAX BOFs, see my earlier […]

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MAX 2008 Birds of a Feather – Call for Sessions

August 19, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

In addition to the great list of general sessions and labs being offered at MAX this year, we’re also putting together several “Birds of a Feather” sessions.  These sessions are much less formal than the regular MAX sessions and are more of a “led discussion” than a staged presentation, so they become much more interactive […]

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