Archive for March, 2009

Draft Flex Gumbo Chapters posted to Adobe open source site

Word on the street is that some beta chapters on new Flex Gumbo stuff is posted on the Flex Gumbo page on the opensource.adobe.com site:

And, as always, the latest beta Flex Gumbo Language Reference can be found at livedocs.adobe.com/flex/gumbo/langref/.

So put on your technical reviewer hats on and go read some chapters! Also, to keep up with all the latest and greatest from the Flex Documentation team, check out their blog at blogs.adobe.com/flexdoc/.

Updates to the Flex Gumbo page on opensource.adobe.com

A few updates to the Flex Gumbo page on opensource.adobe.com

1. The milestones table has been updated to reflect the latest schedule.

Milestone Date
Beta June 2009
Final 4.0 Q4 2009
4.1 Q2 2010

* Dates subject to change

2. Open Iteration Meetings table updated with the slides and recordings from our first two public meetings (Feb. 19, 2009 and Mar. 24, 2009).

3. Two new feature specs posted:

4. Three new Architecture Review Board (ARB) Issues posted:

And as always, the latest build of the Flex Gumbo beta can be downloaded from: http://opensource.adobe.com/wiki/display/flexsdk/Download+Flex+4.

Reminder: Flex BugQuash March 28, 2009

This upcoming Saturday (March 28, 2009 — from 9:30AM to 8PM PST), there will be the first Flex BugQuash hosted in Seattle at the Adobe offices (as well as online via Adobe Connect — the Connect room URL will be sent to registered participants the day prior to the event).

If you’re interested in attending in person, or want to pop in for a couple hours over Connect, please register.

For more information, see the BugQuash site at bugquash.com.

This Two Weeks in Flex Examples (3/14)

Here is what I have been blogging about over the past couple weeks on my Flex examples blog, blog.flexexamples.com:

If you want to follow updates to FlexExamples.com (and my less frequent updates to ActionScriptExamples.com and AIRExamples.com), you can follow me on The Twitter at twitter.com/pdehaan.

This Month in Flex Examples (February 2009 Edition)

Here is what I have been blogging about over the past couple months on my Flex examples blog, blog.flexexamples.com:

This Month in Flex Examples (January 2009 Edition)

Here is what I have been blogging about over the past couple months on my Flex examples blog, blog.flexexamples.com:

This Week’s Top Posts (3/14)

Here is a collection of blog posts from my coworkers on the Flex SDK, Flex Builder, AIR, and LiveCycle teams:

And some posts on Adobe MAX 2009 conference (Los Angeles CA – Oct 4-7 2009):

And from our friends on the Flash Authoring, and Flash Platform Evangelism teams:

New Flex Gumbo Architecture Review Board (ARB) Issues posted: Dropping the Fx Prefix

For those few people out there that were not fans of the Fx prefix in Flex Gumbo (SDK-17854Kittens saved, Fx prefix will go away), you can now head on over to the Flex Gumbo page on opensource.adobe.com and check out the Architecture Review Board (ARB) Issues page on Dropping the Fx Prefix!

And for those of you who were fans of the Fx prefix… you can go read the ARB issues page too, because the Fx prefix is still being removed.

Thrilling topics of conversation include, but are not limited to:

Discuss (but on the ARB page, not here).

Adobe Flash Player 9.0.159.0 available on adobe.com

Last week I blogged that we had released a new version of Flash Player 10 (“Adobe Flash Player 10.0.22.87 available on adobe.com”), but apparently I missed the fact that we also released an updated version of Flash Player 9 (9.0.159.0)!

As always, you can download the debugger versions from the Adobe Flash Player Downloads page at www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html.

Adobe Flex SDK 3.3 is now available

SDK and DMV downloads from Adobe.com: www.adobe.com/products/flex/flexdownloads/

Milestone Build on Open Source: opensource.adobe.com/wiki/display/flexsdk/Download+Flex+3

Release Notes for SDK 3.3 (including instructions for updating with DMV 3.3): www.adobe.com/support/documentation/en/flex/3/releasenotes_flex3_sdk.html