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In the past six months alone there have been multiple new zero-day vulnerabilities reported in Microsoft Windows and widely covered uneasiness about the security of mobile apps, cloud service providers and SCADA systems that reinforce concerns about unknown weaknesses lurking in everyd...
As a diversion from its high-profile “who-knows-where-it-will-end” dogfight with Gizmodo over an errant iPhone prototype, Apple has posted a longish open letter on its web site over the signature of its CEO Steve Jobs reiterating all the reasons why Apple has no use for Adobe’s Flash t...
Adobe introduced its Creative Suite 5 (CS5) Monday, the thing on which nearly 60% of its revenues depends, the thing that’s got to sell better than recession-tossed CS4 did, in the middle of a hailstorm that drew more attention to it than it normally would have gotten. Last Thursday ...
Adobe has opened the first of three new geographically diverse data centers for its bought-in Business Catalyst service, a hosted services platform for professional web designers that’s supposed to save them the trouble of back-end coding. The place is in North America and will be j...
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate availability of Adobe® Flash® Builder™ 4 and ColdFusion® Builder™ software, next generation Flash Platform tooling for building multi-platform rich Internet applications (RIAs...
Development of enterprise Flex/Java rich Internet applications benefits from using automated data integration solutions and productivity tools. Currently Adobe offers LiveCycle Data Services ES2 (LCDS) and open source BlazeDS 3. While LCDS is certainly a great piece of software f...
This Wednesday was probably the first day on the (potentially long) path to Adobe Flash decline: the most popular video site out there – YouTube – started offering videos in Flash-less mode for browsers which support HTML 5 and h.264 video codec. This means that today the option...
"We did not enter the search business. [Google] entered the phone business. Make no mistake they want to kill the iPhone. We won't let them... I want to go back to that other question first and say one more thing. This don't be evil mantra - It's bullshit." - Steve Jobs at an employee ...
Yesterday, I finished my dinner in a French restaurant with traditional crème brulee. This time I’ve also ordered a small glass of Sauternes wine. Then we went to our friend’s house to follow it with some good old port. But no matter what software developers drink or eat in Februa...
A zero-day Acrobat security hole in the buggy Adobe Reader, software that’s on practically every PC in the world, may be how Chinese hackers pulled off the cyber-attack on Google that has Google threatening to pull out of China, the world’s largest Internet market, according to iDefens...
Here at Layer 7 we get asked a lot about our support for REST. We actually have a lot to offer to secure, monitor and manage REST-style transactions. The truth is, although we really like SOAP and XML here at Layer 7, we also really like REST and alternative data encapsulations like JS...
In my previous post I pointed to the BlazeDS classes that need to be replaced in order to prevent ActionScript Number.NaN from turning into Long or Integer zeroes on the MessageBroker side. The recommendation boiled down to re-jaring flex-messaging-core.jar or placing the modified clas...
Hours before Google was due to trot out its Nexus One Google Phone Tuesday, Apple sent out a statement saying that more than three billion apps have been downloaded in the roughly 18 months that its iTunes App Store has been open. Reminding Google who’s king of the hill, Apple CEO ...
 Remember me?Sorry for lack of posts. Happy to report I am very busy on both the pressDOOH and Preset fronts, and seeing a lot of airports (but dodging storms).Anyway, there is encouraging news on the Adobe Flash licensing beat - with a senior Adobe guy promising: Adobe will make an un...
Adobe LCDS 3 really shines with its newly introduced model-driven development workflow. This article is not a review of its features, but rather an early feedback and some suggestions for future releases. Fire that guy who already reached his level of incompetency and said, “If one sal...
Adobe put out this press release - well, kinda, it was released at 6am Saturday morning and the company didn't bother to tell its staff about it, least of all its sales people. Anyway, it's about how Acrobat.com, Adobe's contribution to the flock of Office-challenging web apps, has hit...
They discussed cloud computing, transparency, and Adobe's approach to this key aspect of the government market. A phenomenon born out of the connectivity of the Web, cloud computing can help address key challenges such as making it easier for government to interconnect systems, share d...
Adobe Flex is a software development approach and environment which enables the production of cross-platform Rich Internet Applications.  Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) is the cross-platform runtime environment used by Flex (as well as Flash, HTML, JavaScript and AJAX) for deployment o...
Adobe is cutting another 680 full-time jobs worldwide, around 9% of its pre-Omniture workforce, to align its costs with its fiscal 2010 operating plan and “the realities of the business environment,” according to an SEC filing. It previously said it would cut 9% of Omniture’s 1,200 peo...
Hosting.com, the leading provider of managed hosting, cloud hosting and colocation solutions and an Adobe Solution Partner, today announced the general availability of ColdFusion 9 in its Cloud and Dedicated environments. Hosting.com is the first provider to launch ColdFusion 9's avail...
Web Page Performance was one of the big topics at the Ajax Experience in Boston this week. Steve Souders - author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites - talked about the top things to look into when analyzing web page performance.
Adobe in a strategic deal with Salesforce.com has put out a jointly developed, Eclipse-based Flash Builder for Force.com IDE - well, at least a developer preview - integrating their two platforms in the name of greater developer productivity in creating what they claim will be a "new g...
Adobe is nosing its flagship ColdFusion rapid web site and Internet application development platform onto multiple clouds. Turns out it's been quietly collaborating with Alagad, a North Carolina web development services provider, on a cloud implementation of ColdFusion 9. Adobe just re...
A New Jersey outfit called Textscape LLC sued Adobe in a California federal court last Friday claiming that Adobe's Acrobat Reader, which must be on every computer in the universe, treads on its patent for processing text. It's asking for unspecified damages. The widgetry involved lets...
I try to go easy on frameworks in the classroom, because there could be lots of non-technical reasons for adopting this or that framework. I also know that people who created frameworks are seasoned developers with their vision of how things should be done. No disrespect here. But if t...
In ten days I’ll be sitting at the general session at Adobe MAX 09 in LA. People from Adobe will come up on stage one after another delivering the latest news on the products we all use daily. Here’s my short wish list of the news I’d like to hear. I’m sure people who are using Creati...
Adobe has put out what it calls Flash Platform Services for Distribution, an online, hosted, pay-per-use service for advertisers and content publishers to promote, measure and monetize web applications and games across social networks, desktops and mobile devices. The widgetry is suppo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Fig Leaf Software, a full service Web design, development and training company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo), which will take place on October 6, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washin...
SOA Industry Analysis and Advisory Firm ZapThink launched a topic site on Ulitzer. ZapThink is an IT advisory and analysis firm that provides trusted advice and critical insight into the architectural and organizational changes brought about by the movement to XML, Web Services, and...
Even though it's considered bad practice, it's often handy to eval code in JavaScript. And in my case, it was simply necessary, since the JSF specification requires eval of scripts. And it's also necessary to execute those evaluated scripts in the global scope. It's not as easy as it ...
In 2006 Microsoft began releasing a series of designer focused tools. The big question was: Why? Adobe has the best tools, doesn’t it? There is no doubt that Adobe’s tools are very good, what is clear, however, is that Microsoft is taking design seriously for this to be accomplished Mi...
I got an email from an enterprise architect considering Adobe Flex as a platform for Web application development in their organization. This email contained a well prepared list of questions/remarks/concerns that many of enterprise Web architects may face. That’s why I decided to pub...
First of all, to add a little more credibility to what I’m about to write, let me just say that I’m running Princeton Java Users Group (JUG) for years and have a pretty good idea of how organization of the meetings and sponsorship work in such gatherings. Java community is huge, wel...
Enterprises are increasingly being called upon to provide a high level of user experience with compelling and interactive content. Serving enterprise content and data securely to internet / intranet has become a very common necessity and is routinely handled by web servers. Web service...
When a couple of months back I told a fellow Flex developer that I’ll be speaking at CFUnited, conference he shrugged, “Why ColdFusion?” Little did he know that CFUnited is branded as a ColdFusion, Flex and AIR conference. And this was true – there were lots of quality presentations o...
In this brief article I’d like to talk about one of the most important aspects of RIA in general and written in Flex in particular – the initial download process. You'll also see a screencast showing how designing each Flex application as a portal can make your RIA more modular and res...
Adobe Tuesday aimed two new open source Flash initiatives at media companies and other publishers. The Open Source Media Framework (OSMF), part of the Strobe project, is meant for building Flash-optimized media players. The Text Layout Framework (TLF) is supposed to bring sophist...
Adobe announced two new Adobe Flash Platform open source initiatives for developers, media companies and publishers. The new efforts will help content owners extend their online media efforts, as they look to create new business opportunities and monetization strategies for publishing ...
Apple is a “change” company. Look at their track record: Mac II, iMac, iPod and now the iPhone. What has not changed, however, is the view of Apple a company that delivers only consumer based products. Apple simply is not perceived as an Enterprise company. Apple is working to change t...
What is important about programming languages is to understand the merits of each language and decide which one best suits the application, not only in technical terms, but also in terms of time-to-market, cost of development, availability of a skilled workforce etc.