Jeremy Grelle, SpringSource joining us in Tampa next week

February 24, 2009 | By | 1 Comment
Jeremy Grelle, SpringSource joining us in Tampa next week

Jeremy Grelle, Senior Software Engineer at SpringSource and technical lead of the Spring BlazeDS Integration project will be talking about building Spring-powered Flex applications at next week’s meeting of the Tampa Flash, Flex and AIR Developer’s Group. Jeremy is a frequent conference speaker and noted expert on building next-generation Java web applications with Spring. Christophe […]

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My new Panasonic DMC-LX3 digital camera – Pro-level features

February 23, 2009 | By | 6 Comments
My new Panasonic DMC-LX3 digital camera – Pro-level features

As I’ve mentioned before, I do a LOT of photography (including aerial) and typically shoot a Nikon D300.  However, lugging around the D300 is sometimes not practical, so I like to have a nice compact camera to slip into my computer bag.  For the past few years, my favorite compact has been the Nikon P5000 […]

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Tampa Flex, Flash, AIR, ColdFusion event – March 4th!

February 23, 2009 | By | Add a Comment
Tampa Flex, Flash, AIR, ColdFusion event – March 4th!

The second meeting of the Tampa Flash, Flex and AIR Developers Group will be held on Wednesday, March 4th, 2009 at 6pm in the Atrium of the Art Institutes of Tampa. The Art Institutes of Tampa is located at 4401 N. Himes Avenue, Tampa, Florida. Google Map: http://tinyurl.com/aitampamap Speakers: I am happy to announce that […]

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Flex Camp Miami – March 6th – Warm up with Flex!

February 20, 2009 | By | 2 Comments
Flex Camp Miami – March 6th – Warm up with Flex!

What’s the temperature at your house today?  It’s 72 degrees in Miami.  Sound good?  Give yourself something to look forward to and register for Flex Camp Miami on March 6th.  I’ll be presenting the Keynote. Below is the agenda as of today – check http://www.flexcampmiami.com/ later for the final version.

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Bicycles, Flex and LiveCycle Data Services – AMGEN Tour of California

February 16, 2009 | By | 1 Comment
Bicycles, Flex and LiveCycle Data Services – AMGEN Tour of California

Whether you are a bicycle racing fan or not, this is a very cool use of Flex and Data Services – http://tracker.amgentourofcalifornia.com/.  Press release excerpt:  “The Tour Tracker was developed using Adobe Flex® Builder™ and Adobe® LiveCycle®, and is meant to be an immersive Web application that incorporates live video, audio, and real-time data streams […]

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It's official, AIR reaches 100 million installs!

January 28, 2009 | By | 2 Comments
It's official, AIR reaches 100 million installs!

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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Enterprise use of PDF growing

January 23, 2009 | By | Add a Comment
Enterprise use of PDF growing

I ran across a report today titled, “PDF seen gaining on paper as storage medium“.  In the article, the author states, “The study found that 90 percent of organizations are already using the PDF file format for long-term storage of scanned documents, and 89 percent are converting Microsoft Office files to PDF for distribution and […]

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Nikon D70 – Rediscovering my first digital SLR

January 18, 2009 | By | 15 Comments
Nikon D70 – Rediscovering my first digital SLR

For the past few weeks, I’ve been uploading some of my older digital images to SmugMug, one of several great online destinations for digital images.  (To learn why I chose SmugMug, read my earlier article here).  Even though I have multiple backups of my image library, I don’t have any offsite backups, so if my […]

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Tour de Flex – What's coming in version 1.1 and 1.2?

January 14, 2009 | By | 7 Comments
Tour de Flex – What's coming in version 1.1 and 1.2?

If you have not heard of Tour de Flex, start here.   Since we launched Tour de Flex in November at MAX, we’ve seen it spread rapidly.  As of this moment, there have been 1,643,613 Flex samples viewed via Tour de Flex!  By the time you finish reading this blog post, another 50 samples will have […]

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