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NASDAQ Market Replay Wins Global Adobe Award

Market Activity Replay Tool Wins the 2008 Adobe MAX Award in the Enterprise Category NEW YORK, Nov 26, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) — The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that NASDAQ Market Replay — an extremely powerful replay and analysis tool — has won the coveted 2008 MAX Award in the [...]

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A New Backchannel For Live Events: The Brightkite Wall

Sarah Perez November 19th, 2008 Whenever there is a conference or event, there’s a secondary bit of action taking place behind the scenes: the backchannel. Here, the attendees are live blogging, twittering, posting photos, and streaming live video about what they’re seeing on stage or in and around the venue. Twitter has always been the microblogging platform of [...]

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Team Members Lead Sessions on Adobe Flex and ColdFusion and Participate in Discussion on the Future of RIA

What: Universal Mind, a leading solution provider of Rich Internet Applications, today announced two of its team members will        lead teaching seminars and one will participate in a panel        discussion at the Adobe MAX Conference North America 2008.        Rich Internet Applications are an important part of Web 2.0        deployments because they [...]

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Flex Authority is Live

The first issue of Flex Authority is out! I was lucky enough to attend 360 Flex in San Jose last week and grabbed a pre-release copy there. In addition, Dave Meeker and I were lucky enough to be interviewed by Leif Wells. Leif was really great about coordinating this interview on Merapi. Thanks for your [...]

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InfoQ Case Study: NASDAQ Market Replay

Posted by Jon Rose & Claude Courbois NASDAQ Market Replay provides a NASDAQ-validated replay and analysis of the activity in the stock market. The application is built using the Adobe Flex and AIR platform, and utilizes the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) for persisting historical market data. The combination of S3 and AIR offers a powerful [...]

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Hands On: eBay Desktop Opens to the Masses

By Alan Henry eBay has a history of releasing tools and widgets that make it easier for buyers to find items and for sellers to make money. Between the Firefox Companion and blog-compatible eBay widgets, the site has gone out of its way to provide a number of tools that make using the online auction site so easy that [...]

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Adobe – Adobe Press Room: For immediate release

Nearly 600 Entries Received from 30 Countries in Fifth Year of Competition ADOBE MAX 2007, CHICAGO — October 3, 2007 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the winners of the 2007 MAX Awards. Now in its fifth year, the global awards program recognizes innovative applications of Adobe software for creating engaging experiences. Adobe received [...]

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Facebook Interview On CRN

I was recently part of a group interview session with Stacy Cowley from CRN. Here’s a snippet of the article where I was quoted: ‘…Adam Flater, an EffectiveUI software architect, sees Facebook’s fluffiness as an essential part of its appeal. “Users are adopting things for their sheer entertainment value right now. When a client wants [...]

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effectiveUI eBay Project in the News!

My colleage, Sean Christmann, lead developer on the eBay Desktop application I’ve been working on, was quoted several times in an InfoWorld article about Adobe’s new Apollo framework. Original text from: MARCH 01, 2007 Adobe to launch Apollo beta later this month Program would allow users to run Web apps while offline By Elizabeth Montalbano | IDGNS [...]

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