ELIPS Studio 3 new beta version released

January 15, 2010

A new version of ELIPS studio 3 was released (Beta 3), you can download it here.

The major additions are:

  • Support Android 1.6 and 2.0: ELIPS Studio can now generate your application as a native Android application package (.apk). More information about the setup is provided in the website, tutorials section.
  • Native code mapping – technology preview: it is now possible, as a technology preview, to extend the APIs of ELIPS Studio3 runtime with new native services. This feature is provided for iPhone in this preview, and will be extended to other platforms on subsequent releases. Documentation, tutorials and sample code will be available soon on the website.
  • Other enhancements, such as important performance improvements, multiline text entry (mob:TextArea), support of flash.net.Socket, and many bug fixes.

You can read the release notes here for full details.


Elips impressions and hands-on event

January 14, 2010

A few weeks ago, Ilan and I evaluated the ELIPS plugin for Flex Builder which allows Flex to go mobile. You can read the post we co-wrote here.

We are going to host an event, under the sponsorship of Tikal.

This time, we are going to cover

  • RSLs – In depth look on how they work.
  • Resource modules – How to prepare, compile and load resources at runtime.
  • ELIPS – Hands on demo of how to deploy Flex code to mobile using ELIPS sdk.

If you are in Israel on Feb. 15th and would like to attend, it’s an open event – just RSVP here.

Hope to see you there!

Recommended FlexBuilder / FlashBuilder plugins

January 13, 2010

Over the time, I have gathered a few useful Flex Builder 3 / Flash Builder 4 plugins, that either can speed up work or make it easier. Read the rest of this entry »

Using resource modules

December 10, 2009

Ilan Avigdor, a colleague of mine, has posted a top notch and very interesting set of posts regarding resource modules in Flex.

You can read the Adobe livedocs atricle here, Ilan’s detailed explanation and code example here and his detailed instructions on how to use Flex Builder to compile these resource modules instead of manually here.

Adobe Flex builder free!

April 8, 2009

Apparently, the good folks as AdobeTM have decided to help those of us out there that were affected by the current economic condition and are currently unemployed.

Basically, they are willing to provide you with a free license of Flex Builder, assuming:

  1. You are not currently employed or being paid to develop software applications or web pages.

  2. Adobe Flex Builder 3 Software you receive under this program is for your personal use to learn about Adobe Flex and improve your skills .

  3. Your license to use Flex Builder 3 under this program will not be used for production or commercial purposes, nor will it be transferred to any other person or entity, including to your employer should you become employed.

More information here. Hope this helps anyone

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