FITC San Francisco – Come one, Come All

Next week is FITC San Francisco. FITC is one of my favorite Flash conferences of all time and having it in San Francisco means that a bunch of Adobeans are going to be out in force. It also means you get the big guns. Like Kevin Lynch giving the keynote.

It is an incredibly interesting period for Adobe and Flash developers. The word I keep hearing is that we’re in a period of “hyperchange” with the drive for multi-screen and an increasingly app-centric world. But all of this is good for Flash developers. While HTML5 is fantastic for a lot of reasons, it’s also not fully baked yet. It will be, I’m not worried about that, but the hupe surrounding it hasn’t caught up with the reality of how hard it is to make the jump to mobile web content. Or create complex applications/content.

So this is a pretty pivotal FITC. And I think a lot of us at Adobe are looking forward to talking with you guys and providing some context to the stories you hear. Adobe is going to be a busy place over the next year and there’s a lot that should excite Flash developers. FITC is a chance to get a taste of that.

So go register!

Adobe/Intel App Lab: Join us online

Adobe and Intel are hosting an event later today in San Francisco around AIR development and distribution. Obviously not all of you live close to the bay area, but the event will be broadcasted live via Connect. You can follow it on http://my.adobe.acrobat.com/applab. I heard through the grapevine that we may even launch a few new […]

Upcoming events in Asia: FXUG Osaka, FXUG Tokyo & Mobile Monday Taipei

I am so looking forward to this trip! I’ve been lucky enough to be able to visit Tokyo a few times in the past and it really is one of my favorite cities in the world. On this trip I’ll also visit Osaka and Taipei. Flex User Group Japan Tour 2010 This tour (11 locations […]

Adobe – Intel Application Lab

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Distributing and Monetizing Adobe AIR Apps

On July 21, learn what Adobe and Intel are doing to help you distribute and monetize your AIR applications by understanding the business opportunities and discovering how you can take advantage of the service immediately. Learn more and register today.

Docs for Global Error Handling in Flash Player 10.1 and AIR 2

One of the most anticipated features of Flash Player 10.1/AIR 2 was global error handling. Global error handling lets you use one class to handle any uncaught errors in your code:

flash.events.UncaughtErrorEvent

Very, very handy. Description and code examples in the ActionScript 3.0 Reference:
http://help.adobe.com/en_US/FlashPlatform/reference/actionscript/3/flash/events/UncaughtErrorEvent.html

Adobe Flash Platform Summit 2010 – Bangalore, India

Last year I had the pleasure of speaking at Adobe’s Dev Summit in Bangalore, India. Over 1000 people attended the event and it was an amazing experience that I won’t soon forget. This year the event is going to be even bigger and better.

The Flash Platform Summit is now a 2 day event with over […]

Introducing: Flash Coffee Meetups

If you’re anything like me, you probably drink a lot of coffee, love Flash and enjoy talking about geek stuff… Blend all of these ingredients together and you get “Flash Coffee“!

Join Adobe Platform Evangelists from across Europe for a cuppa, an espresso, a double non fat latte or whatever your chosen caffeine jolt is and […]

Cannes Lions widget powered by Adobe and Influxis

The Cannes Lions Festival is only a few weeks away now. The Cannes Lions Festival is a global festival for those working in advertising and related fields. Thousands of delegates from around the world attend the festival to view shortlisted work and attend seminars, workshops and master classes (via Wikipedia).
Adobe is planning lots of seminars and […]

CS5 w 5 – programistyczno-graficzny hackathon

Już w przyszły wtorek (18.05) w czasie imprezy CS5 Launch odbędzie się bezprecedensowe wydarzenie jakiego jeszcze w Polsce nie było! Będzie to programistyczno-graficzny hackathon, w trakcie którego będzie się można zmierzyć z najlepszymi w Polsce programistami oraz grafikami wykorzystującymi technologie Adobe.
Startujące w zawodach zespoły na samym początku dostaną temat aplikacji do wykonania w czasie 5 […]