Apple vs Adobe vs HTML 5 vs Apple vs Flash vs whatever

by kai 30/04/2010

I’m fed up. It’s enough. Thx. I don’t care who started it; I don’t care why Steve and Shantanu don’t want to play with each other’s companies anymore and I’m seriously fed up with everyone talking about nothing else.

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Next Flash Platform User Group in Wellington: May 18, 2010

by kai 28/04/2010

Next Flash Platform User Group in Wellington: May 18, 2010

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Adobe Refresh in Asia Pacific

by kai 01/02/2010

This is just a quick reminder that Adobe is running a series of Refresh events across Asia Pacific in February. Perth and Sydney are apparently booked out resp. very close to being booked out – but there are places left for Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland.

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Why Air New Zealand is the Airline of the Year!

by kai 25/01/2010

Air New Zealand (short Air NZ from here on) – my home turf airline – has recently been named Airline of the Year in the Air Transport World magazine awards. There are plenty of reasons why they absolutely have deserved to win this award. Plenty, really!

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Pilots have to sit here :-)

by kai 24/12/2008

This is going to be one of the last entries for this year, I suppose. It’s a funny one, but also at least somewhat related to Flash and Flex *g* Air New Zealand have recently rebuilt their Frequent Flyer portal using Flex. That’s cool in general, I don’t like the way how particular things have […]

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Flash-based game suite on Facebook

by kai 15/07/2008

Today I’ve met with Dan Milward for lunch. Dan owns a company here in Wellington (Instinct) that’s pretty deep in developing a game creation engine for Flash and particularly Flash Lite games. I’m pretty impressed, it’s a very nice tool and there’s an online version of it available on Facebook. I personally can see a […]

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“Active content” developers – watch out

by kai 22/11/2007

Adobe has updated their active content developer centre (which was basically introduced in preparation of the MSFT/IE patent issue with Eolas). There are a few changes and alterations how active content is going to be interpreted in future IE releases, so make sure you have a read.

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Unit testing with Flex

by kai 03/11/2007

I’m currently working through my inbox and find all those interesting stuff I’ve thought “I need to blog about that”…:) Here’s another one: Prayank has presented on unit testing with Flex and FlexUnit. It’s already a while ago but still available, have a look! Sourcecode download is here.

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Leopard and the broken FileReference in Flash Player

by kai 02/11/2007

With the update to Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard), a lot of people reported issues with using the FileReference in the FlashPlayer (i.e. uploading/downloading files). Emmy Huang, who’s Product Manager for the FlashPlayer, has just posted that the “Moviestar” beta update for Mac that’s on Adobe Labs has been bumped up to version and that […]

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