Adobe Flash Media Server 4.5 Released

This is awesome news! FMS 4.5 brings a TON of features enabling CDNs and content producers to provide iOS support for live, including DVR, and a slough of other things. Just check the notes here: Key New Features inside Flash Media Server 4.5 –        Same...

Fanboy I’m not

I’ll shelve off ranting about anything for now. There are a couple points I want to make then I’m out. I’m pretty much known as a Flash developer. That’s a fair synopsis of the majority of my work. This means, I’m closely tied to the...

What I make of Adobe vs Apple (#section331)

I figured I’d post my thoughts on it too. Read on after the break. Section 3.3.1 I emailed Apple about this earlier today as it directly relates to some upcoming business decisions. Apple has yet to clarify the intentions to us or the public, not surprising. All...

AIR 2.0: My Wishlist

I’ve been thinking about AIR a lot more lately and it prompted me to think about what 2.0 might provide us in ways of building better AIR apps. So, here is a short list of items I think AIR needs in order to make me happy. FTP support I know…AS3 provides...

AS3: Converting Date() to the Epoch

The Flash Player uses the same epoch as Unix (January 1, 1970). An epoch is “a particular period of time marked by distinctive features, events, etc.” (source: Dictionary.com) One thing to note is the date pertains to the UTC (univeral time coordinated:...

Accepted in Adobe Community Expert program

Yep, I’m accepted and STOKED! I won’t get long winded but… 4 score and 7 years…{hrmm, clears throat}…wrong speech. Seriously, I’m excited and happy to be accepted in such a great program. I look forward to learning more about it and...