Category Archives: Flex

Episode 15: Universal Mind / SpatialKey

In this episode we catch up with the guys from Universal Mind (Tom Link, Brandon Purcell, and Doug McCune) to chat about their SpatialKey product and geek out on software.

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Episode 14: FlexMonkey Fiesta at Casa Bonita

In another exciting installment of Drunk On Software, we chat with Gorilla Logic’s Stu Stern in celebration of the first production release of FlexMonkey. Our conversation may lack a bit of focus, but does have some good info if you stick with us. We hope you enjoy watching as much as we enjoyed filming it.
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Episode 13: Flex Jam 2009 Wrap Up

In this episode we are drinking Chai Tea in the snowy Colorado mountains, and chatting with the attendees of the 2009 Flex Jam, hosted by James and Bruce Eckel.  For now, enjoy the video!  In the future, hopefully we will see you at this or another Flex event. “Have fun being nice.”
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Information on the 2009 Event: http://www.mindviewinc.com/Conferences/FlexAIRJam/Index.php

Episode 12: Adam Flater

In this episode we chat with Adam Flater.  Adam is active member of the Flex community.  In addition, he is the founder of the Merapi project, which provides a bridge between Adobe AIR and Java on the client.
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Episode 8: First Steps in Flex with Bruce Eckel

In this Episode, we welcome Bruce Eckel in a video we recorded at the QCon San Francisco conference. Bruce and James recently released a book titled, First Steps in Flex. The book is designed to be a quick intro for those interested in learning Adobe Flex.

In the video, we discuss the Code Jams and OpenSpace conferences Bruce hosts, the RIA landscape, and James and Bruce’s book.

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Bruce’s Upcoming Events:
Code Jam: Flex / AIR Jam (February 25th-27th)
Open Space Conference: Java Posse Roundup (March 3rd – 6th)

References:
Bruce’s Hybridizing Java Article

Episode 7: Enterprise Flex Applications and Anvil

In this Episode, we chat with Anvil project founder Ryan Knight. Anvil is an Open Source project that was built to help make Enterprise Flex development easier. In addition, it provides a portal environment for running Flex applications.

Ryan shares details about the problems Anvil solves, and the projects long-term goals. We also discuss some of the challenges of building applications with the Flex framework.  Also, look for the cameo appearance of Gorilla Logic CEO, Stu Stern.

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Episode 6: Flex for Managers and Architects

This video is the genesis of Drunk On Software. We had discussed doing an interview on Flex for Software Managers and Architects for quite a while, and only that day decided it could be a series. We start the interview by calling it Scotch Talk and endorsing Chet Haase’s humor book. We are still trying to master things like the audio and video size, so please bear with us.

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In the interview, we cover many architecture questions around Flex and AIR in detail, including the following items:

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