Time travel

by kai 13/01/2013

About 10 years ago, Diane and I went to Australia for the first time ever. There will probably be a special blog post to celebrate the occasion at some stage in February. Today I just got reminded of the trip because an “anonymous friend” of mine sent me this: Now go back in time to […]

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And Adobe does it again – pulling Touch Apps without telling their community

by kai 12/01/2013

Maybe I should rather say “community” as sometimes it seems to me that there’s not a great deal left of the Adobe’s involvement with their community. The story in short, PR-blurb is that they are “refocusing … Touch App development“. In case you don’t speak PR-blurb, this means that Adobe Debut, Adobe Collage, Adobe Proto and […]

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New side project: jquery.expand.js

by kai 21/10/2012

I’ve got a new side project. Nothing major, but quite a bit of fun to play with: jquery.expand.js. Basically, it’s a little jQuery plugin that provides functionality for collapsing and expanding part of an HTML site. I needed this functionality as while ago for a client;  the only plugin out there providing the particular “flavour” […]

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CFCamp 2012 post-mortem

by kai 21/10/2012

Ok, it’s over. I’m back at Frankfurt international, Terminal 2 – just one level above where I arrived last Sunday morning coming from Sydney and Singapore for CFCamp 2012 in Munich. To start with the essentials: It was great. Michi Hnat and his organising helpers have done a really, really good job. The conference venue […]

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2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast episode 26: Marcin and Phil

by kai 13/10/2012

The other day, Mark and I recorded another episode of our 2DDU podcast. This time we’re being joined by Marcin Szczepanski and Phil Haeusler. Right at the start Mark proves again that he has no clue how to pronounce non-Australian last names correctly (he’s got a history there…:-) We’ve had a very nice chat with the two chaps […]

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2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast episode 25: Kris Korsmo and IDEs

by kai 11/09/2012

This is just a quick note to let everyone know that Mark and I have recorded and published episode 25 of the “2 developers down under” – 2DDU – podcast the other day. We’ve been talking to Kris Korsmo about IDEs. Kris is another of our cf.Objective(ANZ) speakers and he’s got a web development career […]

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Why I might not come to CFCamp :-(

by kai 10/09/2012

About 1 month ago, I posted about CFCamp in Germany. Along with praising the efforts of Michi Hnat, the main organiser of CFCamp, I also said that I was going to attend, present at CFCamp and run workshops during the event’s CFAcademy. One might wonder why I’m now considering not going. Basically it comes down […]

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2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast episode 24: group chat

by kai 22/08/2012

Mark and I are on a roll. Episode 24 of our 2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast is live. Yesterday morning we spent about 50 minutes talking to Andrew Mercer, Justin McLean and Richard Turner-Jones about various technology and development topics. All three of them are speakers at cf.Objective(ANZ) in November and we interviewed them […]

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2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast episode 23 is live

by kai 16/08/2012

Mark Mandel and I have recorded episode 23 of the 2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast this morning. It’s now live on our podcast website for listening or download. Topics we covered this time: (J)Ruby, NodeJS, Sean Corfield’s upcoming visit to Australia, my first experiences trying to compile Railo 4 and our upcoming trips to […]

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Wellington Adobe meetups successfully moved – what’s on in August and September?

by kai 07/08/2012

Just a quick update that both Wellington-based (this is Wellington in New Zealand, in case anyone wonders) Adobe meetups have now finally moved away from the Adobe groups site and various Google groups (the old Flex/Flash Platform Group) and are now consolidated on Creative Suite User Group Wellington and Wellington Adobe Web Technology Meetup […]

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