5662 readersI have worked with Flash and been part of the Flash community for about 12 or 13 years (over 10 of those with Macromedia and Adobe). Over that time there have been a lot of ups and down, but I think that the past couple of days have been some of the most difficult of
2576 readersIn the light of this years Adobe MAX reveals it’s time to revisit my old post, “My 2 cents on 3D in Flash“. First and foremost: Finally! It’s been almost a decade since Adobe (or back then, Macromedia) shipped web-based GPU accelerated rendering in it’s other plug-in, Shockwave, with the release of Director 8.5. Ever
3498 readers Yesterday was probably one of the most overwhelming days of my entire career. First, Adobe informed developers that we are going to stop developing the Flash Player for mobile browsers, then news came out that there were layoffs at Adobe, and finally, Adobe held a financial analyst meeting where we spelled out the Creative Cloud,
10164 readersI’m sitting at the Seattle airport at the moment but I just wanted to clarify a couple of things about the announcements we made last night. Firstly we announced that we now have a partnership in place with Unity. Our teams working together will make their Flash export feature even better in the future. Big
1826 readersFor today's blog topic I want to stray from my usual programming tutorials and open-source updates to something I have been giving a lot of thought to lately: my career as a developer. I wanted to share my thoughts and hear from other people who may be in a similar situation in their careers. Here's
1937 readersThe first half of 2010 has been kind of tumultuous for me. In March, Adobe and I parted ways. No more employee-employer relationship. However, this did not end my relationship with Adobe technology. Far from it. I took this as an opportunity to have a go at getting more involved in development with Adobe technologies,
7120 readersI don't really know what happened, where was I and this blog for the past two years. It's like some space-time wormhole got me into its unimaginable depths and spit me out a couple of days ago. Anyway, you can all assume I was in another dimension or something (I wanted to say prison but
7201 readersYesterday Apple announced that they have removed the restriction on 3rd-party development tools for creating applications for iOS devices. From Adobe’s perspective this is of course great news. Since the announcement, I have seen a lot of confusing new stories, tweets, and comments about what this actually means so let me clarify things a bit.
3937 readersThere have been a lot of emotion in the Flex and Flash community over the past few days; regarding certain decisions that Adobe has made about Flex and Flash and their utter failure to communicate with us, the developer community. The news, and responses, have been overwhelming negative. I grew up an eternal optimist. While
2332 readersOk, so you know you are too involved with the Macromedia user community when you get a baton such as this past along to you. Thank you so much Stephanie ;) Mine is boring though, I have little Shwag related to Macromedia—all mine is UW/Campaign related. Anyway, here goes. For the record I will take
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