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NTG Webinar: What's New in Adobe Connect 9.3 - New Toronto Group

NTG Webinar: What's New in Adobe Connect 9.3

| November 05th, 2014 by Ed Van Beilen

The November 26th webinar delivered by Peter Ryce, the lead Adobe Connect Product Evangelist, will explore some of these new features and walk you through the most important platform updates. Join us to discover how these features can improve collaboration and interaction. Regardless of whether you use Adobe Connect for training, webinars, or web meetings, you will want to see how these new features…

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Wallaby - More HTML5 Love from Adobe - New Toronto Group

BlackBerry Hackathons - Come out and Play(Book)!

| May 16th, 2012 by Oliver Merk

I'm currently in Bogotá, Colombia taking part in my third Hackathon on behalf of RIM. These hackathons are two-day events where local developers get the opportunity to interact directly with experts in PlayBook development. They also get a free PlayBook just for showing up!We typically have a team of three experts covering AIR, HTML5/WebWorks and Native development. Most of the events have been focused…

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Parsley vs. Cairngorm 2 for Building Flex Apps - New Toronto Group

Flex IMXMLObject Interface

| January 06th, 2012 by Derek Santos

[cc lang="actionscript3"]function initialized(document:Object, id:String):void;[/cc]Here is Adobe's documentation for this function:"Called after the implementing object has been created and all component properties specified on the MXML tag have been initialized."What this means is that once the parent is created and has intialized its properties, it will pass a reference of the parent to your IMXMLObject…

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Packaging Flex/Flash Applications to iOS with ADT - New Toronto Group

Flex Mobile: IconItemRenderer Example

| January 05th, 2012 by Alain Thibodeau

Here is an example of using IconItemRenderer in the simplest form: MyIconItemRenderer.mxml 12345678910 HomeView.mxml 1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738394041424344

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Introduction to Amazon SimpleDB for Adobe Flex and AIR Apps - New Toronto Group

Introduction to Amazon SimpleDB for Adobe Flex and AIR Apps

| November 21th, 2011 by Chad Upton

By Chad Upton - senior consultantFlex is a great platform for building applications quickly. Amazon SimpleDB is a cloud database with similar characteristics along with some unique advantages and trade-offs compared to traditional databases.SimpleDB is a non-relational database that focuses on small data sets. It is built in Erlang and intended to run in the Amazon cloud, but there is an offline/local implementation that…

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Flash Profiler: getting object references to fix a memory leak. - New Toronto Group

Flash Profiler: getting object references to fix a memory leak.

| October 24th, 2011 by Andrei Vanahel

Usually it takes some time and effort to allocate a memory leak; to be precise, to find out what exactly causes the objects to stay in memory rather than being garbage collected. As we all know, an object is not eligible to be garbage collected if this object is referenced by other objects. However, it's not always obvious what exactly is holding the object.With the help of the Flash Profiler, you…

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Live From Adobe MAX 2011 - Day 3

| October 05th, 2011 by Oliver Merk

Third day notes from Adobe MAX 2001 in Los Angeles. A lot of these comments are my raw reactions at the time (apologies in advance).CSS Takes Over the World Session- Presenter: Jonathan Snook from Yahoo!- CSS taking over from JS many visual effects- Can use CSS and jQuery to abstract some funcitonality such hover effects- Validation in HTML5/CSS3 in the early stages - still need to validate data on…

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Adobe's Flex Future

| August 26th, 2011 by Oliver Merk

By Oliver Merk - Principal Consultant Despite the rumors, Adobe hasn't quite thrown up their hands and accepted the HTML5 future envisioned by so many. In the following article, Andrew Shorten lauds the Flex Mobile framework and rails against the Flash FUD that Adobe always takes seriously.Looks like Adobe could use more developers in its Flex corner. Maybe a Flash Builder for Linux after all, Andrew?http://blogs.adobe.com/flex/2011/08/flex-where-were-headed.htmlWhat…

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Packaging Flex/Flash Applications to iOS with ADT - New Toronto Group

Generate a Certificate with ADT and ANT

| August 10th, 2011 by Alain Thibodeau

By Alain Thibodeau - ConsultantAIR and mobile applications need to be signed. Most of the time we use the same self-signed certificate to package our applications. There are times when you may want to use a different self-signed certificate or create one on the fly. This is possible using ADT and ANT.Adobe's documentation states the ADT certificate command use like this:adt -certificate -cn name -ou…

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Why is Flash Still Relevant?

| July 12th, 2011 by Rod Nolan

By Rod Nolan - Consultant and Senior Instructor We, as a company, frequently share interesting technical information that we stumble across in our daily travels. Recently, this message appeared on our internal techie email list. Why do we need Flash, again?http://paperjs.org/ Short message. Important question.The paperjs examples (http://paperjs.org/examples/) are pretty cool. I'd encourage you to…

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