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Joining Intuit
Firstly - thanks to everyone who has reached out to me in the last three weeks via email, phone calls and comments since I shared the news of my pursuit for the next adventure - I have really appreciated everyone's support and interest in my next steps...
Social Clouds, XML 10 Years Old, and Honourable Mentions
The Social Cloud Kevin Marks is a software engineer at Google, was principal engineer for Technorati and one of the founders of Microformats . In this video Kevin talks about the big picture re: the phenomenon of online social networks in a presentation...
The Web Standards Fluster Cuck
Clucking bell, Molly Holzshlag really has kicked the web standards beehive with a blog post expressing her great discontent with the W3C and WaSP . Ridiculously Inadequate Backgrounder Now, before you head off and read the post and the 60+ comments, here...
How to contradict yourself in two easy steps
How to contradict yourself in two easy steps: Step 1. Dare Obasajno (a PM at Microsoft) argues that anyone comparing Adobe's Apollo and Microsoft's Silverlight by mentioning them in "the same sentence as if they are similar products" is proof that [ ...
Salesforce - Marc Benioff keynote
I'm here at the Salesforce Dev Conference in Santa Clara this morning and listening to Marc Benioff keynote who started his session 30 mins ago. First he opened up with acknowledgement that there is a the Google / Salesforce rumour flying around this...
Congrats to 'Rich' Ryan
Congratulations to Ryan Stewart on his new role at Adobe as a Rich Internet Application Evangelist on the Platform Team. Great catch for Adobe. Actually stating how well you are paid, eh Ryan? that's transparency for you...does imply Adobe also...
Posted: May 19 2007, 02:07 PM by alexbarnett | with no comments
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Adobe on Apollo Compeitors
Very interesting post by Andrew Shebanow (senior computer scientist at Adobe), reflecting on some of the reactions and comments he's heard since Apollo went alpha , including comparisons made with other offerings (Microsoft's WPF , Dekoh , Joyent...
Adobe's Apollo goes alpha
Ryan Stewart has the scoop and links to Adobe's Apollo which has just released to alpha. For details, check out the Apollo Developer FAQ .
Posted: Mar 19 2007, 03:08 AM by alexbarnett | with 2 comment(s)
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2007 to be a big year for 'Rich Internet Applications'
The following is a short description of Adobe's play for 2007 - Apollo - big news in my opinion: "Apollo, the code name for “a cross-operating system runtime” is a platform that will allow developers to create to desktop applications...
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