Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Nov 2008 19:11 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces At its annual MAX user conference, Adobe puts on the dog and serves up new tooling and other support for Flash. Adobe introduces Flex Builder Gumbo, Flash Catalyst " formerly known as Thermo, the availability of Adobe AIR 1.5 and a pre-release of the 64-bit Linux version of Adobe Flash Player 10. Adobe also opens up its cloud initiative, known as Cocomo, as a public beta.
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Good article
by TBPrince on Mon 17th Nov 2008 22:04 UTC
TBPrince
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2005-07-06

A very good article. The Flash / Flex platform is creating a very good offer for cross-OS development.

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RE: Good article
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Tue 18th Nov 2008 00:14 in reply to "Good article"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

As long as you don't cross onto 64 bit windows. As a consumer, if given a choice between a desktop app written in flash or almost anything else, I'd choose anything else -- even Java!

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RE[2]: Good article
by TBPrince on Tue 18th Nov 2008 09:48 in reply to "RE: Good article"
TBPrince Member since:
2005-07-06

Right. But I suspect release of 64bit Flash rushed for Linux and slowed for Windows is aimed to weaken Windows / .NET / Silverlight stack. And, btw, that's my stack of choice as that's a great platform. Just, it's less portable than Flash.

Note: you can run 32bit Flash on 64bit Windows too.

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