Adobe PM & Evangelists Coming to Europe

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.


An important update about Flex

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.


Ready for MAX?

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.


Flex PM Team Heads to India

July 20, 2011

The Flex PM team is heading to India for the Adobe Flash Platform Summit in Bangalore from July 27th – 29th.


Flex SDK and Flash Builder Updates Available – now adding iOS and Playbook support!

June 20, 2011

You can now build and package Flex mobile applications for Google Android, Apple iOS and BlackBerry Tablet OS devices!


Announcing Flex SDK 4.5, Flash Builder 4.5 and Flash Catalyst CS 5.5!

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.


Back to Europe!

April 4, 2011

I will be presenting both the keynote and a regular session at FFK in Cologne, Germany.


Flex on the iPAD

March 23, 2011

Yes, you heard me right – Flex on the iPad looking and feeling smooth.


Flex, Flash Builder & Flash Catalyst Teams at 360Flex Denver

March 17, 2011

The Flex team is thrilled that 360Flex Denver is right around the corner!


Pre-release Program for Flex Hero & Flash Builder Burrito Opening Up

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.


Flash Player 10.2 Beta Available Now on Adobe Labs

December 2, 2010

Peeps – go get it if you haven’t: Flash Player 10.2 Beta on Adobe Labs!


Adobe Audition for Mac now in public beta

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.

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Flex Product Management Team is Hiring!

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.


Flex Roadmap (MAX Session) on Adobe TV

November 3, 2010

My session from MAX, Flex Roadmap, is now available for viewing on Adobe TV.

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Announcing Preview Releases of Flex SDK, Flash Builder and Flash Catalyst

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!


MAX and must-not-miss MAX sessions

October 20, 2010

Wow, time has flown by. Adobe MAX 2010 is right around the corner!


Announcing the ActionScript Code Coverage Plugin for Flash Builder 4

September 30, 2010

I am very excited to share with the ActionScript community an ActionScript Code Coverage Plugin for Flash Builder 4.


Reminder: First Hero Open Iteration Meeting on Friday

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.


New Hero Build Posted

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.

Exciting Developments with Hero

August 27, 2010

I’d like to share some exciting developments with the Hero release (codename for the next version of the Flex SDK).


Wow! Wow! Wow!

August 26, 2010

Folks, live-blogging from Day 2 keynote at the Flash Platform Summit, Bangalore.


New Flex 4/Spark online training program

July 15, 2010

I just wanted to plug an awesome new online training program specifically for creating Spark components and Spark item renderers.


Flex SDK 4 & Flash Builder 4 Updates Now Available!

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!

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July 1, 2010

It is with great pleasure that we introduce to you the next release of the Flex SDK, code-named Hero.


FITC San Francisco 2010

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.


Interested in joining the Flex team?

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.


Heading to China for the Adobe Flash Platform Summit

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.


Mirroring layouts in Flex

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).


Flex 4 and Flash Builder 4 have left the building!

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!.


Update to SDK 3.5 Released

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.


Flex User Study Underway

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.


FXG 2.0 – Hurrah!

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!


Learn About the Flex Component Cycle for Halo and Spark Components

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.

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Speaking at BAADAUG Meeting (2/24) About Gumbo & Adobe Flash Catalyst

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.


Flex Community Feedback Forum

January 26, 2009

I just wanted to publicize the upcoming Flex Community Feedback Forum that is occurring this Wednesday, January 28th.


Time to MAX!

November 16, 2008


Whats with the ‘Fx’ prefixing?

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.


Josh Buhler, Brian Telintelo – See you at MAX!

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.


Adobe Flex 3.0 for Dummies: Released!

August 5, 2008

Hallelujah! The day is finally here. Our book is in print and you can order it from Amazon today!



February 25, 2008

Yes people, its out: Flex 3 SDK, FlexBuilder 3, Air 1.0, Learn it, love it, live it. We do.


360Flex ATL, Here I Come!

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.

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New build of FlexBuilder for Linux available!

December 19, 2007

The Alpha 2 drop of FlexBuilder for Linux has just been posted on Adobe Labs!


Where did the FlexBuilder Advanced Constraints UI go?

December 14, 2007

New in Flex 3 is the vaguely named, but oh-so cool Advanced Constraints feature.


Big releases for Flex, FlexBuilder and AIR

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.


Goodbye social life, hello technical writing.

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.


SystemManager: Every Flex application’s best friend

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.


My Flex family.

October 10, 2007


MAX withdrawal… (and session code/slides)

October 8, 2007

Holy Moly – I’m back from MAX and am absolutely exhausted and incredibly invigorated!


MAX 2007, Chicago

September 24, 2007


So I made that promise at 360Flex….

September 20, 2007

I have caved to the pressures of the Flex blogging elite as well as am honoring that flippant promise I made at 360Flex in Seattle: start a work blog by MAX.