Category Archives: Video

FOTB video on the Future of Flash

At Flash on the Beach in Brighton this week I spoke with a number of Flash designers and developers, asking what they wanted to see for the Flash Platform in the future – here is what they had to say … Continue reading

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FOTB video on Flash Catalyst

At Flash on the Beach in Brighton this week I spoke with a number of Flash designers and developers, asking their thoughts on how Flash Catalyst might impact their workflow for producing rich Internet applications – here is what they … Continue reading

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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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Flash Platform Tools presentation – videos from UK launch

Last Friday I delivered a pre-launch briefing to UK journalists on today’s announcements around new Flash Platform tooling, specifically the beta release of Flash Catalyst and Flash Builder. In addition, we invited web design and development agency howard/baines to talk … Continue reading

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Where next for the Flash Platform? You tell us…

As part of last month’s Flash Camp, we worked with .net magazine (also known as Practical Web Design in the US) to bring five experts from the Flash community together to talk about what’s next for the Flash Platform. .net … Continue reading

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BBC Formula 1 coverage demonstrates how Flash is evolving

Last week the BBC launched a new interactive circuit guide application as part of their coverage of Formula 1, which returned to the BBC this year. What I found particularly interesting was seeing a direct comparison of how Flash was … 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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Adobe TV video tutorial – Skinning Flex applications with Fireworks

Following on from my previous videos on Adobe TV, I just received notification that my video on “Skinning Flex applications with Fireworks” has also been published. In the video I show you how to use Fireworks CS3 (although the process … Continue reading

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Evolution of the BBC iPlayer

For anyone involved or interested in distribution of media content over the Internet, understanding how the BBC’s iPlayer service has evolved, why certain decisions were made and what future directions are being explored makes for fascinating reading. The European Broadcasting … Continue reading

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