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Adobe Flash Platform – Game Technology Center

December 27, 2009 2 comments

Finally, Adobe provides a centralized space to host best practices, code sample and examples around the Flash gaming space from where game developers get information and share information regarding gaming environment. There are some nice articles or information listed below related to adobe gaming technologies:

1) Adobe Flash Platform Gaming Technology Center

2) An introduction to developing games on the Adobe Flash Platform

3) Developing games for Nokia S60 Touch devices

4) Building a game with Flash Builder using Cairngorm Framework

5) Creating a Massively Multiplayer Online game with Adobe Flex 3

You can get more information from here.

Enjoy RIA… :)

Adobe Social Service To Develop Social Applications

October 31, 2009 Leave a comment

Adobe had released a service to use a single set of APIs to integrate your application with social networks including Facebook and MySpace. Developers can easily develop social applications by using the APIs and also these services are insulates developers against underlying social network changes, the service adopts to those changes so as a developers you need not have to take tension to update your application. :)

Developers can get information, to use the new API to develop social network application, from here.

You can download the Social Service Library from here.

And as usual environment provided by Adobe to share the social application development problem at here.

Enjoy RIA… :)

Flash vs Silverlight : What Suits Your Needs Best ?

October 21, 2009 Leave a comment

With the release of Silverlight a debate started among designers and developers regarding choosing between Flash and Silverlight. As I understands microsoft is faces difficulties in capturing the market due to maturity of Flash.

For developers and designers it’s important to think on technical features provided by Flash and Silverlight, to choose the technology that best suits your needs.

There are some important points described as below regarding the features comparison between Flash and Silverlight.

Animation

Flash use frame-based animation model. Silverlight is based on the WPF animation model which is time-based instead of frame-based.

File Size

Flash uses a compressed format, and text and images are embedded in movie, so flash file size is relatively small.

Silverlight uses XAML for its description language and it is non-compressed, so size of Silverlight component is usually larger.

Sound Precessing

ActionScript offers a set of sound classes that can be used to generate and control sound in a movie. While Silverlight dosen’t have the low-level audio APIs. It dosen’t support playback of WAV file because .NET has very little audio playback support.

Webcam Support

Flash has webcam andmicrophone support for live video and audio transmission. While Silverlight dosen’t support webcam or microphone.

Friends, there are some others technical differences between the two technologies. As per me Adobe provides a nice features for attractive an effect applications development.

Enjoy RIA… :)

Flash, AIR Application Development Guide By Experts

October 21, 2009 Leave a comment

To develop any Flash, Flex or AIR application or game development there are lots of important factors like workflows of the application, for game application important techniques of for development. There are some interesting articles by experts are listed below :

1 ) An introduction to developing games on the Adobe Flash Platform by Samuel Asher Rivello

2) From black box to contextual applications by Eric Oldrin

3) The edge of Flash by Rob Ford

4) A guide to Adobe developer groups and resources online by Bryan Rinaldi

5) Unveiling WorkflowLab: A new tool for developing project workflows by Doug Winnie

6) Object Relational Mapping for the Adobe AIR developer by David Tucker

Enjoy RIA…. :)

Interesting Websites

October 18, 2009 Leave a comment

As there are lots of web sites available which had been developed by using RIA technologies and provides interesting, effective interactivity and user friendly environment. I had observer some websites and among them I like some of the interesting websites which are listed below.

1) Create nice Presentations
2) Interesting Design
3) Nice place for Kids to explore and play games
4) New generation of virtual Word


May be there are some more or other websites which are more interesting and effective for users. So I would like more if you can share that effective websites links with others so RIA developers can get more ideas to provides more effective environment to users by using RIA technology.

Enjoy RIA… :)

Flash Builder And Flash Catalyst Help

October 15, 2009 Leave a comment


You can experience Adobe next-generation help, by Flash Builder and Flash Catalyst help application. The AIR application provides you reference content online and offline and some important features like:

• Access up-to-date definitive reference content online and offline
• Find the most relevant content contributed by experts from the Adobe community
• Comment on, rate, and contribute to content in the Adobe community
• Locate code examples with integrated code search
• Download Help content directly to your desktop to use and search offline
• Use dynamic navigation based on search results to find related content
• Enjoy content updates and feature enhancements without reinstalling the AIR app

You can install the AIR application from here.

Enjoy RIA :)

MAX Session Updates For RIA Developers

October 8, 2009 Leave a comment

MAX sessions updates are as below. There are some important discussion like important tips for web design, increasing performance of Flash, Flex, AIR applications and most important secrets behind Flash and so on .

1) CSS Tips and Tricks for Web Design
2) Tackling Memory and Performance in Flash, Flex, and Adobe AIR
3) SEO Secrets, Technology, and Magic Behind Flash

Enjoy RIA… :)

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