Aaron’s daughter learns about project scope

And a little Flash to boot Flash sounds like a perfect tool to teach programming. Others I’ve been reading about: Alice Scratch (scratch is built on Squeak Smalltalk – there are other educational environments/tools built with it as well) Snake Wrangling for Kids Pygame My roots: LOGO and Commodore BASIC. Interesting related article at O’Reilly: […]

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Flash, UI, and football fans check out “Inside the Playbook” at NYTimes

The NYTimes uses Flash to produce analysis of each match-up in the NFL playoffs and a fun game to predict winners. Here is one example of upcoming game analysis: Inside the Playbook: Philadelphia at Minnesota Here is the predict the winner game: Inside the Playbook Challenge And go Eagles!

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Open Source Rich Internet Application Framework at CIM: OpenPyro

Check it out: OpenPyro: OpenPyro is a pure AS3 framework for creating RIA’s. Open Pyro draws a lot of inspiration from Flex but aims to be more expressive as well as have a smaller filesize and memory footprint. Arpit Mathur, one of the most brilliant developers I know and a straight up Flash guru is […]

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Beyond the Browser

Arpit Mathur, our Flash wiz at CIM, has posted a nifty summary of different approaches being taken to extend the browser’s capabilities to the desktop. To the list, let me add a few more desktop development platforms, that are network leveraging: Eclipse RCP JavaFX wxWidgets with Python Firefox, irregardless of Prism, is already a capable […]

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Flex, Flash, and Comcast Interactive Media’s Fan 4.0 Alpha

The team I belong to at Comcast, Comcast Interactive Media, released an alpha version of our video player, The Fan, this week. You can give it a try here. If I say so myself, it’s pretty sweet. While more information is available on its official cimLabs page, including links to give feedback, I’d like to […]

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