Monthly Archives: August 2009

Flash Catalyst best practices article published

An article I wrote on Flash Catalyst best practices for the Adobe Developer Connection site went live yesterday. One of the things I’ve found with Flash Catalyst is that the quality and usefulness of the assets and component skins that … Continue reading

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Get the Adobe MAX widget to win a free pass

You could win a free pass to MAX 2009, along with some of the software used to create the Adobe MAX widget, simply by putting the widget below on your blog and/or social network pages, and encouraging others to do … Continue reading

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Webcast recording: Transcending the Client Experience

Last month I mentioned a webcast featuring a discussion relating to Morgan Stanley’s use of Flex for their “Matrix” rich Internet application. It took longer than I’d have liked, but I finally got access to a recording of the webcast … Continue reading

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What I'm doing at MAX

Adobe’s annual conference for designers and developers, MAX, is taking place this year in Los Angeles from October 4th to 7th. I’m starting to work on the detail of both the session and lab that I’ll be presenting at MAX … Continue reading

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Travel to MAX LA from Europe and save $400

Yes, that’s right – we’re offering an extra discount on the registration for MAX 2009 in LA specifically for those living outside the US. The cheaper-than-early-bird price of $1095* is the lowest cost ticket available – as long as you’re … Continue reading

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Flash-based Wall of Life aims to save lives

Lightmaker have recently completed an ambitious project for the National Health Service (NHS) Blood and Transplant service in the UK that I wanted to highlight here – entitled the “Wall of Life“, it aims to raise awareness of organ donation … Continue reading

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Flash on your TV today

Following a recent operation on my back to correct a slipped disc I’ve had to spend a considerable amount of time laying down; this in turn lead me to really use some of the TV catch-up and on demand services … Continue reading

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