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I am Tom Krcha, Gaming Evangelist at Adobe. These are my notes

Video: Building Flex Collaboration Components

November 26th, 2009

This is great start for all of you beginning a building with LiveCycle Collaboration Service.

Adobe MAX 2009 session of my fellow evangelist Ryan Stewart: Building Flex Collaboration Components.

You can also watch this session in higher resolution better UI:

My Adobe Devnet Article About P2P Is Up

November 19th, 2009

It couldn’t have been better timing chosen by redaction for publishing my article about Peer-to-peer in Flash Platform on Adobe Devnet than the same time, when betas of Flash Player 10.1 and AIR 2.0 went out.

The article is now up and featured:
Using peer-to-peer applications on the Adobe Flash Platform


Let me also hugely thank to Kevin Towes (FMS), Fang Chang (LCCS) and Nigel Pegg (LCCS) for numerous comments to make it really great and nicely readable article.

HW accelerated H.264 video
in Flash Player 10.1

November 17th, 2009

Flash Player HW accelerated video

Yeeea! I don’t know whether for you, but for me it’s Christmas today!!!

Finally you can go and grab Flash Player 10.1 Beta and AIR 2.0 Beta on Adobe Labs.

Flash Player 10.1 enables harware accelerated decoding of H.264 videos on Windows and series of mobile devices and netbooks.

There are numerous pros of this:
- less CPU usage
- better UX: Flash Player performance is better and the overall behavior and controls of a video player are faster
- less dropped frames
- watch HD videos even on Netbooks
- watch more HD videos at the same time…
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Invitation to FlashGAMM 2009 conference

November 13th, 2009

FlashGAMM This conference is proudly proving: Flash gaming business has peak ambitions in Ukraine and related areas.

This year it’s the third conference for Flash game developers - FlashGAMM 2009.
It is going to take place in Kyiv, Ukraine on December 5-6, 2009.

Casual Game Association is their partner and supporter as well.
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Flash Builder 4 and PHP
Data/Services for beginners

November 6th, 2009

Flash Builder 4 logo Application that you create in Flex 4 uses PHP and MySQL database. It shows the most simple and the most recent approach for working with data in Flash Builder 4/Flex 4. Basically it’s just a few clicks, which generate the necessary code. We use Flash Builder 4 Beta 2 introduced at MAX 2009.
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