AIR for Android: Expanded View of “StudyShuffler”

I mentioned before that while most people in the AIR for Android prerelease program are porting their iPhone applications over from Packager for iPhone projects to AIR for Android, I’ve been working more or less from scratch on my projects. Last week, I published a short video demonstrating an educational application called “StudyShuffler”. While it did function just fine, there wasn’t so much to it. Well, I’ve done some more work on it and the experience of using the app is now much more rewarding. I’ve recorded another video to demonstrate this which you can find directly below:

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A New Era of Openness and Collaboration

Something is happening… a shift in thinking. A movement to embrace the best technologies available to provide developers with the most compelling platforms, and users with the most pleasant of experiences. A shift away from single gatekeeper systems and toward the wide open planes of freedom and choice. I’m thankful, and grateful, to be a part of this shift. Google, Adobe, Mozilla, and other worldwide partners are working to solidify the underlying technologies we work with everyday and to empower the experiences we will interact with in the not so distant future. Google has placed full support behind the Flash

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Custom Event Reporting from Flash to Google Analytics

Back at Adobe MAX 2009 in Los Angeles, I did a 30 minute presentation for FITC. This is a composite video from a screen recording I did on my presenter laptop merged with the live stream hosted by Influxis. I’ve been reformatting a lot of the presentations and webinars I’ve done over the past year and plan to host them all on Vimeo, at some point. So here is “Custom Event Reporting from Flash to Google Analytics”: FITC Unconference at Adobe MAX Los Angeles, California October 2009 With the ability to define and report custom events from within your Flash

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News from Mobile World Congress 2010

There is a lot of exciting news for the Flash Platform community coming out of Barcelona, Spain at the Mobile World Congress. Firstly, Adobe has announced that Flash Player 10.1 is coming for almost all mobile operating systems including Android, the BlackBerry® platform, Symbian® OS, Palm® webOS and Windows Mobile®. Flash Player 10.1 is the first version of the Flash Player released through the cooperation of over 70 organizations including 19 of the 20 top mobile providers through the Open Screen Project. View an excerpt from the Google Keynote: It was also announced that AIR 2.0 would be coming to

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Flash Player 10.1 Demo on Android 2.1

Today, Google hosted an “Android Press Gathering” where they revealed the detailed of the Google “Nexus One” phone. Shortly thereafter, Adobe posted the following video demonstration of Flash Player 10.1 running on the forthcoming Android 2.1 (coming soon for Nexus One, Droid, so forth): Looks like it’s running very nicely on the device! I’ve been using a Motorola Droid, myself, and have been quite pleased with the Android OS.

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