MAX 2004

MAX 2004: Wednesdays sessions

by kai 03/11/2004

As you might have noticed already, one of the core topics of this years MAX are mobile devices and developing Flash apps for mobile devices. That influenced my session selection slightly 😉 So far I went to a session dealing with how to develop user infaces for mobile applications which was very good and interesting. […]

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MAX 2004: Sneak peak session

by kai 03/11/2004

Later this afternoon we’ll see the sneak peak session of MAX 2004. If I could manage to recharge my laptop, I’m going to blog directly from the session. For all those who don’t know about, the sneak peak session is the place to go if you want to have a look on engineer creations down […]

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MAX 2004: Pre-conference day

by kai 02/11/2004

Day 0 is over. It started with a nice breakfast in our hotel and a bus transfer over to the conference center. Just this one is unbelievable as the conference center is quite near to the hotel but it’s over one mile in length and the MAX 2004 conference is located at the opposite end […]

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MAX 2004: New pics online

by kai 02/11/2004

I posted some more pics on my fotki account: New Orleans impressions Community College MAX 2004: Pre-conference night events

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MAX 2004: Contribute 3 Ebay

by kai 02/11/2004

Macromedia announced that from mid-November on there will be a customized version of Contribute 3 which allows people trading via Ebay to maintain their auctions simple and easy. The product will contain hundreds of templates for auctions so that it should be quite easy to start with. Additionally, if you already own Contribute 3 there […]

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MAX 2004: new products

by kai 02/11/2004

Some new “official” announcements of Macromedia: – Blackstone ist upcoming – ouppps, that’s “brand new” 😉 – Flex 1.5 is available form now on which means that all 1.0 customers with a maintenance plan get Flex 1.5 for free – Contribute 3 Ebay will be available during the month (see my last post) – The […]

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MAX 2004: Macromedia puts much more effort in mobiles

by kai 02/11/2004

With yesterdays Mobile Day Macromedia also relaunched their website for mobile devices with a lot of brand new content. If you’re interested in developig for mobile devices like cells, PDAs etc. give it a try. Additionally there is a new developer program for mobile devices developers, information available on http://www.macromedia.com/devnet/devices/dev_program/index.html

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MAX 2004: Tuesday morning

by kai 02/11/2004

I went to two sessions this morning before the keynote and both had been very intertesting. The first one was about using CF as a backend technology for Flex and Flash apps. Sadly it was a very basic session – but very good for beginners. The second one of about using XML data feeds for […]

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MAX 2004: Tuesday General session

by kai 02/11/2004

The general session was very entertaining. Macromedias Chief Operating Officer S.Elop opened the keynote with some facts and visions and ended with a brilliant “movie” about the US presidential election today. The audience was allowed to vote via SMS (powered by ColdFusion blackstones event gateway) and elected Kerry to become the new president (54 vs. […]

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Finally arrived…

by kai 31/10/2004

Finally Diane and I made it to New Orleans. Following German time I’m up now for 24 hours, New Orleans local time is about 10 pm on Saturday. Some good news, my friend and co-worker Alex also arrived in the US after he got some trouble getting a valid passport to enter the US after […]

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