Episode 1 – Flash Player 10 for Developers

Welcome to the first episode of Drunk on Software – a new video podcast where James Ward and Jon Rose get together to discuss all aspects of software and share beverages.

In this episode Jon interviews James on the October 2008 release of Flash Player 10. James shares details about the four primary advancements that are of interest to software developers: Pixel Bender, 3D Effects, Advanced Text Layout, and changes to File Reference API.

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/Adz+BZHGOw%5D

[Update: We’ve moved to blip.tv which has an iTunes feed.]

For this episode we are trying the Viddler.com video hosting site. In the future we will also setup an iTunes feed and may publish audio only versions. Let us know how this video works and what other formats and technologies you would like us to use.

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8 thoughts on “Episode 1 – Flash Player 10 for Developers

  1. Mike Davis October 21, 2008 at 10:52 pm Reply

    Great content, thanks. Might be useful to add some links to the topics you are talking about.

  2. James Ward October 21, 2008 at 11:20 pm Reply

    Good idea Mike! Here are a few useful links related to this episode:

    Blog about FP 10 by Emmy Huang (FP Product Manager)

    FP 10 Feature Demos

    Introducing Adobe Flash Player 10

    Details about FP 10 Features by Tinic Uro (FP Engineer)

    We will include these kinds of resources in future episodes. Thanks for the feedback!

    -James

  3. Jon Rose October 22, 2008 at 12:13 am Reply

    MikeD is still helping to make us better!!!

  4. Jon Rose October 22, 2008 at 12:26 am Reply

    Here is the InfoQ.com write-up that covers the four main items discussed in the video.

  5. […] afternoon in Denver my friend Jon Rose and I decided to give the video podcasting thing a try. The first episode is about the changes to the recently released Flash Player 10 that will impact software developers […]

  6. RyanK October 22, 2008 at 10:31 am Reply

    Very useful video! PDF Generation on the client could help solve the major printing issues, so I am hoping AlivePDF can be very succesful. By the way the link to there site is: http://alivepdf.org/

  7. Peter Strømberg October 29, 2008 at 12:54 am Reply

    Great initiative. I’d like to hear a little more about the scotch being quaffed, and you might consider starting the interviews towards end of the bottle to get the real inside scoops…

    Oh, and for anyone that may know Jon and James, a pair of clip mic’s would make a wonderful Christams Gift :O)

  8. James Ward October 29, 2008 at 6:25 am Reply

    Thanks Peter.

    BTW: I just got a new bluetooth mic. So starting with episode 3 the audio quality will be much better.

    -James

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