Because East is in three physical locations these days, we use Skype a lot for our communications. And especially in its text based form. One of the communication backbones of East is a Skype group chat which is shared by the whole company. This is an unstructured feed of company instant information, questions, links, comments and discussions about everything and nothing in particular. Read the rest of this entry »
Anyone managing production work for more than two or three people, has probably faced the problem of managing work allocations. So have we. That’s why we have created a nice little AIR-application for workgroup resource allocations. Oh, and its completely free for anyone to use! Read the rest of this entry »
We’ve been doing some backend-projects with a little new approach for some time now. And got some great benefits from this approach. In short, its about separating parts that would normally be components inside software, into autonomic bots that communicate trough xml-based api’s. Read the rest of this entry »
Flex & Air as technologies enable whole new kind of applications and make things possible that before were very difficult to realize. And what better way to understand what is possible, than trough examples? Superb desktop application which works for coders and business people alike: Tour de Flex.
This is what they say:
Tour de Flex includes over 200 runnable samples, each with source code, links to documentation, and other details. Topics include the Flex Core Components, Flex Data Access, AIR Desktop Capabilities, Cloud APIs, Data Visualization, Mapping, and a growing collection of custom components, effects, skins, etc.
How cool is that?
I want to introduce one interesting example how can be implemented Anaglyph technology using flex & papervision3d.
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Flex Builder is working just fine when used with small to middle sized projects. But once used with large scale project it just starts to go down: slow builds, irregular or messed up building, slow refresh rate & etc.
Include that flex builder IDE just do not have implementation of good automation routines like:
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A few days ago I've finally decided to spend some time with Microsoft's new ASP.NET MVC framework. Like all MVC implementations, the ASP.NET MVC framework provides a structured model that enforces a clear separation of concerns within applications, and makes it easier to unit test your code. It also helps provide more control over the URLs you publish in your applications, and can optionally provide more control over the HTML that is emitted from them. Here is a nice article on the history of MVC pattern. Read the rest of this entry »