I’m hugely excited that Cairngorm 2 is
now available for download from Adobe Labs, complete with a new home at http://labs.adobe.com/wiki/index.php/Cairn
A number of the Adobe Consulting team have contributed greatly to the Cairngorm 2 project,
either directly (by working on getting this packaged for distribution on labs) or indirectly by
working with the technology day-in and day-out on customer engagements. I’m sure the team will
have their own thoughts and blog entries to share with you in the days and weeks ahead, and look
forward to their contributions.
More importantly, I’m deeply excited by the infrastructure of Adobe Labs as an enabling
technology by which the community can now become pivotal in contribution. We’ve put in place a
framework structure on Adobe Labs, that we’ll monitor and grow over time to embrace the work
that the community has done around our offering. We’ll be looking to the community to share
ownership in the documentation around Cairngorm, the sample examples around Cairngorm, as well
as the links to resources that you find useful in getting started with Cairngorm.
The Adobe Consulting team will be using Labs as a place where we can continue to offer insight
from the field, and advocate our thoughts on using Cairngorm across the entire Engagement
Platform – be that working with Flex Data Services, or using Cairngorm in a Flash Lite or Apollo
environment. These are all things we have consultants wrestling and working with right now, and
all goodness that we’ll be sharing in the months ahead. Your comments and suggestions are now
Many of the Adobe Consulting team are offsite in Dublin right now, and we have limited access to
our email/blogs for the rest of this week, so forgive us if we don’t respond to your questions
or comments as quickly as we usually do. I expect however, that the rest of the team back home
will step up as appropriate.
There are some changes to Cairngorm 2 from the last beta that we released, that incorporate the
community feedback and field-insight that we have received. There’s a brief discussion in the
release notes for
now, with more information to follow through our blogs, and through further refinement of
the Wiki content. We had committed to ensuring that Cairngorm 2 was available for you in concert
with the Flex 2 release, and that’s the promise we’ve been focussed on keeping for you.
Download it, take it for a spin,
and as always, let us know what tremendous user-experiences you’re delivering upon Cairngorm 2
and Flex 2 !
It’s a hugely exciting time in our community !