October 7, 2013
It is so strange to type these words – but last Friday was my last day at Adobe. There are very few companies I’d ever consider leaving Adobe for, but recently I volunteered at a New York-based company called charity: water, and fell in love. They use technology to bring clean & safe drinking water to millions of people in developing countries and I am moving to New York to join their leadership team as Director of Product.
June 19, 2013
In a few short days I start a 7 week sabbatical from Adobe spending it at the heart of everything that is: New York City. I will be going to hackathons, design meetups, music performances, plays, movies in parks, art shows, broadway shows, standup shows & improv shows. I want to visit the offices of Behance, Tumblr, Etsy, General Assembly, FiftyThree, Art.sy and so many more. I want to eat at every David Chang/Momofuku restaurant. I want to drink Stumptown coffee every day, learn the subway system and wear those true summer outfits I am lucky to wear once in SF. I want to talk to as many people as I can who are using technology in whatever way possible to improve the world, just because.
February 15, 2012
In less then a week I will be in Europe with my team to talk with customers, engage with developers, speak at events, learn a ton and have some fun.
December 20, 2011
Its that time of year, friends. My Top-10 albums of 2011.
November 11, 2011
I, along with my colleague Andrew Shorten, have posted an update on Flex where we answer a number of questions regarding Adobe’s commitment to Flex SDK.
October 31, 2011
After an embarrassingly long time with an embarrassingly fugly blog, its time to unveil the new, fly, iamdeepa.com!
October 6, 2011
My wonderful friend, a fellow techie and all around inspiring, creative and passionate dude, Amit Gupta, has recently been diagnosed with leukemia. He’s the man behind amazing things like Jelly, the photospectactular mailing list/blog Photojojo and the recent new venture: Material. If you’re a fan of any of these sites, a fan of Amit himself, or a survivor of AML – please take a moment read this.
August 23, 2011
MAX 2011 is right around the corner and I’m pretty excited about everything queued up for the conference including juicy announcements, stellar sessions and (my fav) early ideas shown off at MAX Sneaks.
July 20, 2011
The Flex PM team is heading to India for the Adobe Flash Platform Summit in Bangalore from July 27th – 29th.
June 20, 2011
You can now build and package Flex mobile applications for Google Android, Apple iOS and BlackBerry Tablet OS devices!
April 11, 2011
Just over one year after Flash Builder 4, Flex SDK 4 and Flash Catalyst CS 5.0 shipped, we are incredibly proud to announce Creative Suite 5.5 which includes Flash Builder 4.5, Flash Catalyst CS 5.5 and Flex SDK 4.5.
April 4, 2011
I will be presenting both the keynote and a regular session at FFK in Cologne, Germany.
March 23, 2011
Yes, you heard me right – Flex on the iPad looking and feeling smooth.
March 17, 2011
The Flex team is thrilled that 360Flex Denver is right around the corner!
February 20, 2011
As per tradition, here’s my Top 10 list of albums that came out in 2010.
February 11, 2011
I wanted to make sure folks saw Andrew’s post on the Flex Team blog about opening up the Flex 4.5 (Hero), Flash Builder 4.5 (Burrito), and Flash Catalyst 1.5 (Panini) pre-release program to more participants.
December 7, 2010
My friends over at Dropcam are hiring for some really cool positions.
December 2, 2010
Peeps – go get it if you haven’t: Flash Player 10.2 Beta on Adobe Labs!
November 22, 2010
Just wanted to give a brief shoutout to Adobe Audition which now has its first ever Mac version in public beta on Adobe Labs.
November 17, 2010
I remember back in college I would sit down in lab (at Berkeley the undergraduate computer labs were basically dungeons set two floors underground) and start working on a project and glance up and realize 8 hours had passed by in a flash.
November 4, 2010
We’re now looking to hire three new product managers to the team and we’re hoping that you could be the right person for one of those positions.
November 3, 2010
My session from MAX, Flex Roadmap, is now available for viewing on Adobe TV.
October 25, 2010
The Flex team is very proud to announce that preview releases of the next versions of Flex SDK, Flash Builder and Flash Catalyst are available now on Adobe Labs!
October 20, 2010
Wow, time has flown by. Adobe MAX 2010 is right around the corner!
September 30, 2010
I am very excited to share with the ActionScript community an ActionScript Code Coverage Plugin for Flash Builder 4.
September 29, 2010
The Flex SDK team would like to remind folks that the first Hero Open Iteration Meeting is scheduled for Friday, October 1st.
September 29, 2010
As part of the new Hero development process, we have posted a second Hero build for folks to play with certain Hero features and capabilities.
August 27, 2010
I’d like to share some exciting developments with the Hero release (codename for the next version of the Flex SDK).
August 26, 2010
Folks, live-blogging from Day 2 keynote at the Flash Platform Summit, Bangalore.
August 18, 2010
August 2, 2010
Apologies, non-Flex post, but I had to share since this really made me laugh for like 5 minutes this morning.
July 15, 2010
I just wanted to plug an awesome new online training program specifically for creating Spark components and Spark item renderers.
July 1, 2010
The Flex team is very excited to announce the release of Flex SDK 4.1 and Flash Builder 4.0.1 which are available for download today!
July 1, 2010
It is with great pleasure that we introduce to you the next release of the Flex SDK, code-named Hero.
June 28, 2010
One of my absolute favorite Flash conferences is coming to my beloved city! FITC San Francisco is August 17th – 19th in beautiful, sunny, joyous SF.
May 18, 2010
We have a few job openings on the Flex framework team, both on the desktop related features as well as on the new mobile initiatives.
April 4, 2010
I am super excited that in a couple of weeks, I will be in Beijing to speak at the Adobe Flash Platform Summit.
April 2, 2010
The feature I’m most excited about is the new “layout mirroring” feature which lets developers mirror their layouts for right-to-left locales. The intent of this feature is to trivialize repurposing a Flex UI designed for a left-to-right language (like English or French) for a right-to-left language (like Hebrew or Arabic).
March 22, 2010
On behalf of everyone on the Flex and Flash Builder product teams, it is with great pride that we can announce that the final versions of Flex 4 SDK and Flash Builder 4 are available for download today!.
February 2, 2010
I just wanted to make sure everyone was aware that we have posted an update to the Flex 3.5 SDK that went out in December.
February 1, 2010
After some soul-searching and pondering I’ve decided to move from my Lead Computer Scientist role on the Flex SDK engineering team and join the Flex Product Management team to work as a Product Manger focusing on the Flex SDK.
December 22, 2009
We have a Flex User study underway that will immensely help us in planning the next couple of versions of Flex. We are taking the results of this survey super seriously – so please, spend a few minutes taking the survey.
December 17, 2009
So, let me present to you my top TEN albums of 2009.
December 4, 2009
November 5, 2009
I’m SUPER SUPER excited to announce that the FXG 2.0 specification has been posted to the Flex Open Source site here. In the rest of this post, I explain what FXG is and what has changed between FXG 1.0 and FXG 2.0 – read on!
September 30, 2009
September 17, 2009
I’ll be speaking at 2 user group meetings next week (Tuesday in San Francisco, Wednesday in San Jose) all about Flex component lifecycle.
February 20, 2009
I’ll be speaking about Gumbo, the Spark architecture, component development and showing off some cool stuff that is coming into the Gumbo trunk daily.
January 26, 2009
I just wanted to publicize the upcoming Flex Community Feedback Forum that is occurring this Wednesday, January 28th.
November 18, 2008
In what may be the highlight of my Flex career so far, I’ve been stickerized!
November 5, 2008
I have never been so full of joy, hope, inspiration and pride at what America did last night in electing Barack Hussein Obama the 44th President of the United States.
October 29, 2008
If you follow the commits in the Gumbo SDK trunk, you may have noticed that about a week ago, a series of name changes were checked in.
October 7, 2008
In case you didn’t know, anyone can contribute code to the Flex SDK by submitting patches. The Flex SDK team started an incentive program where every 3 (accepted) patches got you an Adobe-related book off your Amazon wishlist and every 10 (accepted) patches got two lucky ducks a free ticket into MAX care of Adobe.
August 5, 2008
Hallelujah! The day is finally here. Our book is in print and you can order it from Amazon today!
July 18, 2008
I’m a classically trained Bharathanatyam dancer (a form of South Indian dance) and I’ve got set of full-length shows coming up which I am very excited about.
June 19, 2008
My tire got stuck in between the tracks and I fell…hard…my face went right into the curb. Right after I realized I had totally broken the build.
May 19, 2008
I know, iamdeepa has been very quiet lately. This is because I’m heads down working on the Flex 3 for Dummies book.
February 25, 2008
Yes people, its out: Flex 3 SDK, FlexBuilder 3, Air 1.0, opensource.adobe.com. Learn it, love it, live it. We do.
January 29, 2008
So I woke up on Tuesday morning with an email from Matt Chotin asking me if I wanted to speak at 360Flex Atlanta.
December 19, 2007
The Alpha 2 drop of FlexBuilder for Linux has just been posted on Adobe Labs!
December 14, 2007
New in Flex 3 is the vaguely named, but oh-so cool Advanced Constraints feature.
December 13, 2007
In case you’ve been living under a rock with no MXNA access, the final beta of Flex 3 SDK and FlexBuilder 3 was released on Adobe Labs last night along with AIR Beta 3.
October 23, 2007
I am super excited to announce (finally) that my good friend Doug McCune and I will be writing the Flex 3 for Dummies book for Wiley Publishing.
October 17, 2007
When I first joined the Flex framework team, the Flex SystemManager seemed like a black magic, voodoo-y class that no one in their sane mind wanted to touch.
October 8, 2007
Holy Moly – I’m back from MAX and am absolutely exhausted and incredibly invigorated!
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