Generating Sprite Sheets in Flash Professional CS6
by Christopher Caleb
The domination of mobile devices and tablets has brought about new challenges for developers and designers. For animation, bitmaps are now preferred above vector graphics, which typically require more CPU resources. To improve the development workflow and to maximize performance, bitmap sequences are often packed into what is called a Sprite Sheet before being used.
Unity development platform
Making (Flash) 3D Game Development Easy and Fun
by Ralph Hauwert
As was revealed last year, and has been confirmed again by Adobe in March, the list will be extended with Flash, which carries an incredibly high global install count. This is important to Unity Technologies as a company that can offer its development community another amazing option to be successful with the Flash Platform.
Flex 4 and FXG
by Harit Kothari
Flex application without real UI asset is like an amazing structure of building, without walls and furnished box! The core challenge is balancing UI and functionality. If you provide rich UI, but weak functionality, it doesn’t sustain long. In reverse, if you provide expected functionality, but dull or default UI, it may give kind of non touching feeling to user. Now the problem starts, you provide good functionality, and equally good UI, the application gives wow effect in demo, but in reality, it slows down and consumes too much memory, rendering being one of costly process!
Future of Flex & Flash : Gamification of ERP enterprise software, Augmented Reality on mobile apps, ipTV
by Sandeep Sharma
Adobe outdoing competition for many years now has system in place for bringing future like IPTV (http://blogs.adobe.com/flashplatform/tag/iptv), mobile/tablet OS interfaces,photo editorslike photoshop, Word editors like Acrobat reader with compressed storage .Adobe has company which have been working ahead of time many years in many technology are like Acrobat reader, Photoshop with image processing algorithm implementations for naive users ,for online picture editor for image enhancements using image processing algorithms (http://pixlr.com/editor/), Flex for AJAX/RIA.
Flex and PHP
Different ways of connecting Flex to PHP
by Jigar Oza
Flex as its name suggests is very flexible technology framework. It can connect to almost all server side and scripting languages to connect to database and do other server stuffs. As it can connect to almost all languages, it can be hosted on all kinds of server platforms.
The future of Flex
What’s next for Flex? Will open sourcing it breathe new life into it or has it been “left out to die”?
by Daniel Albu
November 2011 will be a month long remembered by Flash developers. Apart from announcing the discontinuation of the Flash Player browser plugin development for mobile devices, Adobe announced its intention to donate the Flex SDK to the Apache Software Foundation. While the former, although perceived by the tech community as the demise of Flash, was seen by many Flash developers as a better use of Adobe resources.
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