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Blog posts made in January 2011
31Jan
2011
Adobe TV Launches Community Translation Project

Almost all Adobe TV content is in English, but many Adobe TV viewers are not native English speakers. Which is why Adobe TV has launched a Community Translation project. There have already been 154 translations completed, in 25 different languages. Are you fluent in English and at least one other language? Then take part, and your translation will be available as a closed-captioning track on the video, and will also appears as a searchable, interactive transcript alongside the video.

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28Jan
2011
ColdFusion Positions In GA And FL

Two ColdFusion positions:

  • Top of Mind Networks (Atlanta, GA) is looking for a ColdFusion developer. Requirements include MySQL and JavaScript experience, as well as experience with security and securing web applications. Contact David Orsini.
  • Unnamed client (Fort Lauderdale, FL ) is looking for a ColdFusion developer. Requirements include 5+ years experience with ColdFusion and Microsoft SQL Server, as well as experience with a development framework (ColdBox preferred), Ajax, and CSS. Contact Victor Mendez at recruiter Jobsite123.Com.

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26Jan
2011
Justin Carter On CFML In CFSCRIPT

Justin Carter has posted thoughts on using CFML within <cfscript>, using (what he calls) C4X. While I must (once again) confess not not being a big <cfscript> fan (I was actually opposed to many of the enhancements made in recent CF editions, I'd have much preferred we deprecate <cfscript> in favor of server-side ActionScript), Justin's post makes for an interesting read. We've been debating the future of <cfscript> since it was first introduced back in CF4 in the 90s, and I think we'll be debating this one still for some time to come.

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25Jan
2011
Photoshop Express 1.5 For iOS Released

Photoshop Express 1.5 for iOS has been released. As per John Nack, "This release reworks the photo capture experience, adding support for batch capture of photos plus a highly useful review mode, and it includes full Retina display support. iOS 4.2 compatibility brings benefits like an improved ability to upload images in the background."

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24Jan
2011
FMS4 White Paper Published

We've just posted an extensive white-paper on Flash Media Server 4, covering Adobe Flash Media Streaming Server 4, Adobe Flash Media Interactive Server 4, and Adobe Flash Media Enterprise Server 4.

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22Jan
2011
Toshiba Takes A Shot At iOS

Toshiba has a new Android based tablet on the way, and has launched a site to promote it. And as reported by All Things Digital, on the new site Toshiba proudly declares that their device runs Flash, but visit with an iOS powered device and you'll see this image. Nice going, Toshiba!

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18Jan
2011
Reader's Digest Goes Digital

Reader's Digest is the world's largest paid circulation magazine. Reader's Digest has now launched a Reader's Digest App created using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. This blog post has details and links.

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17Jan
2011
ADC On Multiuser Gaming With Connect Collaboration

The Adobe Connect Collaboration Builder SDK lets developers extend the functionality of Adobe Connect with their own applications. A few months ago, Adobe Developer Connection published an article by Rajesh Kumar on Building a multiuser snake and ladder game using the Adobe Connect Collaboration Builder SDK. Rajesh has now followed up that article with a more sophisticated Building a multiuser Sudoku contest game using the Adobe Connect Collaboration Builder SDK.

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14Jan
2011
Over Half Of All Android Devices Can Now Run Flash And AIR

Developers building mobile content need insight into devices and OS versions being used. Android.com publishes charts showing the OS used by devices connecting to the Android Marketplace, both current (last 14 days) and historical data. It's great to see that over 1/2 of the devices connecting to the Android Marketplace are running Android 2.2 and 2.3, which means that most devices can run Flash and AIR apps.

Now, if only AT&T would update their devices ...

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14Jan
2011
Flash The Face Of IBM Watson Supercomputer

IBM's Watson Supercomputer is going to be challenging top Jeopardy players next month (if you have yet to watch the videos on Engadget, you really should - this is mind-blowing stuff).

Watson's public face is a monitor showing an avatar that provides visual cues as to processing, confidence in answers, and more. The avatar is entirely Flash based, and was built by Joshua Davis and Branden Hall (who have posted some details and screen-shots). Mike Chambers has also posted some details on the project.

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