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The fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) is been slung around by profiteers like folding chairs at a WWE event. The haters are still being haters. Nothing new there. But now I see JavaScript companies’ desperate pleas for Flex developers to start using their HTML5 software. The context is all wrong here.  Very, very few Flex developers have shifted, moved, changed over, or whatever you want to call it… to HTML5 (or anything else JS-based.) There is not a move to HTML5 I will go as far as to say that there is not a move to HTML5. The simple fact is that, developers are being developers. No matter the background, we are always trying to broadening our skill sets. This includes HTML5 since it started showing up a few years ago. For anyone to imply, or state outright, that there is some mass exodus from Flex is completely false! The reality is still the same, Flash Player ... (more)

Adobe MAX 2009 Online

Watch MAX keynotes, streamed live from Los Angeles-register now (go to http://max.adobe.com/online/ ) On October 5th and 6th, Adobe MAX Online will feature the keynotes, streamed live, highlighting the newest and most exciting developments in the world of technology. Join 10 minutes early and participate in the backstage behind the scenes action. View the top three sessions from each day on demand: Check back each day by 8:00 PM PT, from October 5th to 7th, to see the top session of the day from each track: Design, Develop, and Envision. You’ll be able to view these sessions on dem... (more)

Flex 3 AdvancedDataGrid Summary Divider

The AdvancedDataGrid (ADG) control in Adobe Flex 3 extends the capabilities of the standard DataGrid control to improve data visualization. You can: Sort by multiple columns when you click in the column header Use the styleFunction property to specify a function to apply styles to rows and columns of the control Use an expandable navigation tree in a column to control the visible rows of the control Collect multiple columns under a single column heading Span multiple columns with an item renderer and use multiple item renderers in the same column Working in a combination of these ... (more)

Fast Track to ColdFusion 8 Classes Added

On3 has some excellent ColdFusion Classes scheduled during the next few months to celebrate the grand opening of our new headquarters and training center location on the 16th Street mall in Denver. The new address starting on August 1st will be: Denver Petroleum Building, 110 16th St, Ste 604, Denver, CO 80202. Please drop by and see us sometime! The Fast Track to ColdFusion 8 class covers databases, forms, search-interfaces, templates, and getting information in and out of ColdFusion. The class teaches an experienced object oriented or scripting language veteran the tips and tr... (more)

Brand New Adobe Flex Course Scheduled in Denver

On3 is adding a NEW! Adobe Flex course – we may be the first to offer it anywhere: Flex 3: Developing ColdFusion 8 Enabled Rich Internet Applications. The training covers the Flex client, Eclipse & Flex builder, the Flash virtual machine & how the Flex application development process is designed. It covers Actionscript, how events are handled, and layouts in a constraint based container. The material is similar to the first three days of Flex 3: Developing Rich Internet Applications. However, on the final two days, the course moves into getting data, using E4X Expressions & search... (more)