I ordered the Nikon D300 – will arrive tomorrow!

November 27, 2007 | By | Add a Comment

Ok, I couldn’t take it any more so I ordered it. It is scheduled to arrive tomorrow. I’ll post some sample images shortly and compare and contrast with my D200.

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LiveCycle ES Components – yet another example!

November 24, 2007 | By | Add a Comment

Mark Szulc, an Adobe Senior Systems Engineering in Australia has created his first LiveCycle ES component that updates Twitter. http://www.markszulc.com/blog/2007/11/24/twitter-component-for-livecycle-es/

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LiveCycle ES Components – another example

November 24, 2007 | By | Add a Comment

Christoph Rooms, an Adobe technical evangelist in Europe (and frequent LiveCycle blogger) posted a great example of a LiveCycle ES component with source code.  The component enables LiveCycle to upload to Adobe Share http://christophrooms.com/2007/10/25/adobe-share-livecycle-es-custom-component/

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LiveCycle ES and Components

November 22, 2007 | By | Add a Comment

One of the greatest features of LiveCycle ES is it’s extendability. Although the product ships with tons of components for common things such as rendering a form, calling a web service, routing for approval, etc., it is possible to create your own components. Avoka Technologies, an Adobe partner in Australia, has really taken advantage of […]

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Nikon D300 / D200 Comparison

November 21, 2007 | By | 2 Comments

As mentioned earlier in my blog, I use a Nikon D200 as my primary camera. I’ve recently been reading various articles and blogs on the D300 which is now arriving in anxious customer hands. Below are a few of the key articles that are slowly convincing me that I want the new D300. xpherion – […]

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Adobe LiveCycle ES – a deeper dive

November 21, 2007 | By | 1 Comment

Recently, more information has been posted to Adobe.com for LiveCycle ES: Very high-level 2-page summary document – http://www.adobe.com/products/livecycle/pdfs/lces_summary_card_ue.pdf System Requirements – http://www.adobe.com/products/livecycle/systemreqs.html Technical Whitepaper – http://www.adobe.com/products/livecycle/pdfs/lc_technical_whitepaper.pdf Financial Services Demo – http://www.adobe.com/financial/?promoid=ZMDA Government Demo – http://www.adobe.com/government/solutions/business_transformation/?promoid=ZMDB Manufactoring Demo – http://www.adobe.com/manufacturing/solutions/livecycle/?promoid=ZMDC Life Sciences Demo – http://www.adobe.com/lifesciences/solutions/livecycle/?promoid=ZMDD Customer Stories – http://www.adobe.com/enterprise/customers.html You can get to all of these […]

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Linksys 802.11n Wireless Router = FTP Appliance

November 21, 2007 | By | 3 Comments

+ I upgraded my home network from 100Mbps / 802.11g to 1000Mbps / 802.11n (draft) and discovered a cool feature that Linksys includes in some of their new wireless routers. In the back of the router, you’ll find the usual network connections but now there is a USB port. You can plug a drive into […]

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The next cool thing from Adobe…

November 14, 2007 | By | 3 Comments

I’ve been playing around with Adobe AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) during the past few weeks and am very excited about what I’m seeing. It think this is going to create some unique opportunities for Adobe. If you are interested in a new kind of application, take a look. You can download the player and several […]

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My travel camera – Nikon Coolpix P5100

November 14, 2007 | By | 1 Comment

I travel fairly often and every time I don’t carry a camera, some incredible photo opportunity will unfold in front of me leaving me frustrated. For example…traveling home from a trip, I glance out the window and see this: So, I decided to get a compact camera that is a bit more travel friendly than […]

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