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.
2011 ColdFusion Positions In GA And FL
Two ColdFusion positions:
- 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.
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.
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."
2011 FMS4 White Paper Published
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!
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.
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.
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 ...
2011 Flash The Face Of IBM Watson Supercomputer
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.