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Google Maps JavaScript API and Flex-IFrame

Introduction Implementing Google Maps for Flex application proved to be more challenging than it looked at first. Requirement was to have Google Maps implementation as much as possible like maps.google.com. This ruled out Google Maps Flash API (http://code.google.com/apis/maps/documentation/flash/). It has no support for Street View (http://code.google.com/p/gmaps-api-issues/issues/detail?id=524) and look and feel is much different than of

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,200 times in 2010. That’s about

Agile Conference 2009

Agile 2009 is the premier international conference in agile development. The conference looks forward to hosting more than 1600 participants from all over the world in one of North America’s most exciting cities. Agile 2009 will be an exciting international conference about techniques and technologies, attitudes and policies, research and first-hand experience, from both the

Building blocks of agile modeling

I have heard tons of time the term agile modeling from other developers both in my team and in other teams, with this small article I don’t want to create a reference for the agile modeling process (there are already a lot of resources on-line) but I want to point your attention to some terms

Agile software development

Our company believe in the Agilde Development methodology and work in this way since more than one year. Agile software development is a collection of methodologies (Extreme Programming, Scrum, Crystal, and Dynamic Systems development, etc.) designed to solve the problems associated with the long development cycles of traditional waterfall development methods. Agile methods are iterative

Femtocell, are you ready?

In telecommunications, a femtocell—originally known as an Access Point Base Station—is a small cellular base station, typically designed for use in residential or small business environments. It connects to the service provider’s network via broadband (such as DSL or cable); current designs typically support 2 to 5 mobile phones in a residential setting. A femtocell

Flash player engineers

Watch the interview here: http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1564561905/bclid1564555900/bctid1564557060 topics covered include: -garbage collecting loaded .swf files -ecmascript4: is it too much? -future of the web client ecosystem -life as a player engineer -history of flash player’s internals -macromedia and adobe culture -flash player engineering process -politics of the web -future player features -jon gay’s vector renderer

Adobe Thermo

At the Web 2.0 Expo Wednesday, Adobe demo’d Thermo, the code name for its new tool for “devsigners” (developer/designers), the people responsible for the look and feel of new Web apps. Adobe Senior Product Manager Steven Heintz says that traditionally, designers need to create static pages in an app like Photoshop, which they then throw

Mango Blog 1.0 released

Mango Blog is an extensible blog engine released under the Apache license, built with ColdFusion. It provides the core engine to administer and publish entries and the necessary architecture to extend its basic functionality by adding plugins. Mango Blog can be easily customized by the use of exchangeable and completely customizable skins. For info and

AIR/Flex competition launched on SitePoint

SitePoint is giving away two copies of Adobe CS3 Web Premium (kindly donated by Adobe) to the authors of the best articles about Adobe Flex and AIR submitted over the next four weeks. For more information check this link http://www.sitepoint.com/blogs/2008/04/08/write-for-sitepoint-and-win-the-adobe-cs3-web-premium-suite/