Category Archives: Python

Need a QuickFix? Try Google App Engine, Adobe AIR, and Flex

Last week I spent a few hours with Dick Wall of the Java Posse working on an application which combines Google App Engine, Adobe AIR, and Flex. This was a fun experiment that turned into a pretty cool application. The application, named QuickFix, sends an image to Google App Engine which does an “I’m Feeling [...]

Also posted in Adobe AIR, Flex, Google App Engine | 3 Responses

Rich-Client Misconceptions & Adobe’s Open Screen Project

Artima recently posted two interviews with me which relate to Flex. First is an interview about Adobe’s Open Screen Project. The second is called Rich-Client Misconceptions. Also Bruce Eckel recently posted a very interesting article on Artima called “Concurrency with Python, Twisted, and Flex“. Let me know what you think about those.

Also posted in Flex, Mobile, RIA | 1 Response

Upcoming Events: CodeMash, RIA Jam, Flex-TurboGears Jam

It’s hard to believe that 2007 is almost over. It’s been an amazing year! Thanks for reading and contributing. I’m looking forward to another great year in 2008. And it all begins when I hit the road the second week of January for CodeMash 2008. I went to CodeMash last year and really enjoyed the [...]

Also posted in Adobe AIR, Flex, RIA, Silverlight | 1 Response

Flex and TurboGears at CodeMash – DisplayShelf Widget

This past week I spoke at the CodeMash conference. It was a really great event full of stimulating conversation. Even more fun than trying to surf in the wave machine was an Open Spaces style session that Kevin Dangoor (creator of TurboGears) and I hosted. We had planned to just sneak off into a corner [...]

Also posted in Flex, Widgets | 17 Responses

Bruce Eckel is Thinking in Flex!

Update: You can download the source code for this screencast here. Recently Bruce Eckel and I had the chance to record a screencast of us pair programming with Flex & TurboGears: http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flex/articles/eckel_video.html The results were great – a fantastic UI on top of a simple back-end! Both Bruce and I learned a lot creating this [...]

Also posted in Flex | 16 Responses


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