Brand New Adobe

Adobe is changing. The once-great giant of web and web tools has fallen, and is poised to rise again — albeit in a much different form. What does this mean for us web developers? For starters, let’s go over some recent news. Adobe made three major announcements in the past six weeks that will have […]

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Improving Performance in Flex and Scaling BlazeDS

I gave a talk today at work about Flex and BlazeDS, and in particular how to scale both to perform well during high-volume, real-time communication with a Java-based server (in the area of thousands of messages per second). Here are the most helpful bits from my presentation and the ensuing discussion: Stick to StreamingAMF. When […]

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And the Clocks Keep Unwinding

I haven’t prepared a “real” post for this week. Instead, I offer you an excuse, an idea and an interesting problem — unrelated, but in that order. I’m awful at writing exams. I wrote my Flex 3 with AIR ACE exam on Friday. I passed :) Unfortunately, this meant devoting every ounce of my being […]

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