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Flash Player 10 (Astro) and AIF/Hydra

Aral has the video of the astro preview from Adobe MAX 2007 keynote. A must see. Astro is the codename for Flash Player 10. Revealed features are advanced text layout (with bidirectional languages support), 3D effects (very cool), and custom filters, blend modes and effects. All are impressive. For custom filters, blend modes and effects, […]

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Flash Player 9 Update 3 Release Candidate

Release Candidate (RC) version of Flash Player 9 Update 3 (moviestar) is available for download at Adobe Labs. Probably the last chance to find any bug and report to Adobe before the release. Tinic Uro has more details than most of us would want to know (If you have heard of Extended, High 4:2:2 or […]

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Flash Player 9 Update 3 Beta 2 (MovieStar): H.264, HE-ACC support

This is huge news for web video and for Flash in general. As a result this has been already covered a lot, but if you are blogging about Flash or web, you cannot skip this kind of news. Here are some links: What just happened to video on the web? by Tinic Uro Big day […]

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Essential ActionScript 3.0

Which AS3 book should you get, if you could only get one? The answer is Essential ActionScript 3.0 by Colin Moock, and it’s now available in bookstores and online. The manuscript has been available at O’Reilly Rough Cuts since May and Colin has posted many sample pages at his blog. Now it’s time to get […]

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‘Flash is dead’ Mindset…

Jesse Ezell proclaimed Flash dead on May 2, 2007. On May3, he blogged more details. That post is quite long, softer and may fool some people, he even ends it by saying ‘So, Flash is great. Silverlight just solves a lot of the major problems that I’ve run into with Flash’. On June 12, Tinic […]

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