If you are building apps with Flex for mobile devices or about to embark on this journey, you should check out the upcoming live Q&A online event for developers at http://flex.org/ask. There will be no slides, no demos nor any speaking. It’s a very informal, pure Q&A using the Q&A pod and a chat pod [...]
If you missed my earlier blog post, this app was the #1 news app in iTunes for a few days and was featured on the New and Noteworthy page. Here’s the important part – this is one single Flex project! That’s right, 3 different mobile OSes, 5 different app stores, 1 single Flex project. The Politifact app is [...]
Check out the screenshot below (click for larger view). The Politifact app is the #1 paid news app in the app store… and… it’s built with Flex using Flash Builder 4.5.1! It’s also in the “New & Noteworthy” section. There is also an Android version and there will be a BlackBerry PlayBook version soon.
Earlier today, I did a press briefing that included a parade of demos of Flex apps running on all of my devices. I thought it looked pretty cool so here’s a pic: The app in the picture is Christophe’s Mobile Trader (video demo here). This is one of four demos that I’ve been showing [...]
We’ve talked about Flex apps for Android, iOS and PlayBook for over a year… and you’re sick of hearing about it, right? Well, now we’re going to shut up and let the actual shipping product do the talking. Today, we released Flash Builder 4.5.1, the promised update to 4.5 that adds iOS and BlackBerry PlayBook [...]
Last week, while visiting the Adobe San Francisco office, I interviewed Scott Petersen, one of the Adobe geniuses behind the iOS packaging magic. Scott talks about the use of LLVM, AOT (ahead of time compilation) and other aspects of iOS packaging. The interview is about 11 minutes long.
Last week, we launched the Adobe Evangelists Super Blog (details here). Several people have asked me how the Evangelists Super Blog was implemented. Here’s the scoop: I installed WordPress I installed the Mortar theme from WooThemes (same theme I used for my blog). I added some php code to add the evangelists pictures based on [...]
There’s a lot going on at Adobe these days – mobile, publishing, enterprise, etc. It’s hard to keep up! One of the best sources of information is the multiple evangelists throughout the company. To make it easier to stay current, we created a “super blog” that basically aggregates the evangelist’s blogs. Check it out at [...]
Once again, Adobe is offering a week of awesome training content that you can participate in from your desk for free. There are 17 live webinars available. If you are a new Flex developer or an existing Flex developer looking to learn more about Flex on mobile devices, this is a great learning opportunity. Here’s [...]