Author Archives: andrewrshorten

UK's largest commercial broadcaster drops Silverlight for Flash

Following the news last week that Microsoft and UK-based retailer Tesco announced a commercial agreement (no details of the financial arrangements were published) it is interesting to see that one media company who previously adopted Microsoft Silverlight for its online … Continue reading

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Video interview with founder of TweetDeck

Just over a week ago I had the pleasure of meeting up with Iain Dodsworth, founder of TweetDeck – one of the most-downloaded applications that have been built using Adobe AIR. In this video Iain talks about how and why … Continue reading

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Advanced Flex workshop coming to London

There is a two-day training workshop taking place on the 24th and 25th of September in London covering some of the more advanced topics relating to Flex development. If you’ve been working with Flex for a while and are interested … Continue reading

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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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