Monthly Archives: January 2009

The Flash Platform in numbers

We announced some pretty significant new numbers in relation to adoption of the Flash Platform today – the full press release can be found on our website, but here are the all important stats: 55% of computers already have Flash … Continue reading

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*chirp – someone should have told them there's a cross-OS way to build desktop apps

Today saw the release of a new desktop Twitter client – *chirp. It’s not like we needed another desktop client for Twitter, what with TweetDeck, DestroyTwitter, Spaz, Twhirl and others already available, but the unique feature of this new application … Continue reading

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Enterprise RIA Series – part 5: Real-life enterprise RIAs

This is 5th and final part in a series of posts publishing extracts from a forthcoming Adobe whitepaper – see the first entry in the series for background information and links to the other posts in the series. Discussing the … Continue reading

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Flash Camp London, happening 26th February 2009

After the success of last year’s Flex Camp in London, it’s great the we’re once again able to work with the community to put on another camp – this time, the focus is on everything creative and expressive related to … Continue reading

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Enterprise RIA Series – part 4: Development considerations and best practices

This is part 4 in a series of posts publishing extracts from a forthcoming Adobe whitepaper – see the first entry in the series for background information and links to the other posts in the series. Adobe has engaged with … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes of Fiat's EcoDrive Adobe AIR application

Last year I posted an entry about the launch of Fiat EcoDrive, an AIR application that can help drivers adjust their driving style so as to improve fuel efficiency, reduce Carbon Dioxide emissions and save money on fuel. As a … Continue reading

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New Adobe video component for Flex

Alongside the release of Flash Media Server 3.5 this week, we also shipped a Flex-compatible version of the FLVPlayback component. If you’ve ever looked at the VideoDisplay component in the Flex SDK you’ll know that it’s not exactly feature-packed, so … Continue reading

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