Monthly Archives: April 2008

Adobe Thermo – NextGen Designing

Adobe had announced Thermo a few months back and it sure is expected to heat up things. An Article was posted on eWeek.com. Excerpt.. “Thermo is a design tool that allows designers to choreograph the motion of a rich internet application, and it spits out code that can be handed off to a development team,” […]
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Technology Hype

I was going through some content and came across an article on how an Emerging Technology goes through a Technology Hype. An excerpt from the article: Web 2.0 technologies and business models dominate emerging technologies together with Real World Web and Application Architecture. Egham, UK, August 9, 2006 – Gartner, Inc., today announced its 2006 […]
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AJAX

AJAX is a part of RIA, that has been heating up for some time now. Even though with newer and more richer technologies coming up like Flex, Silverlight, AJAX still remains the most commonly used option. I attended a workshop on AJAX today which had the participation was from a set of Senior Developers and […]
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Product Review – Flex Builder

Infoworld published a review on Flex Builder 3

You can have what you want !!

I started this endeavor to share my information with you all, so that some of you do not get stuck with the kind of things that I was stuck with. But, seems like I have millions to write about. So, I have decided to let you choose what do I blog about. Game plan is […]
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Cairngorm – A glamorous pitfall, Is it? – Part I

When I started using Flex a few months back, the very first tings thing that crossed me was the fan-following for Cairngorm. It was amazing how could a framework be so popular, but they claimed to solve all the problems. It seemed a little good to be true, but was worth trying. Over a period […]
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Singleton – Boon or a Sin

Over last few weeks, I have faced quite a few issues with Cairngorm’s Singleton pattern and I decided to put forward a post that should help in making some decision. While I found a few articles about Singletons, but not even one that talks about how should we use Singletons. Ask any programmer, and they […]
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Is Defect a defect when not defined in a Test Script?

This question came up during an email thread that I had with some testers. Most of the testers had the view that a defect can be a defect even if it has not been defined in a test script, while I said that this is not true. The conversation went like this: Tester: We can […]
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Integrating Flex with Spring

When I started to look at building front-end of my application in Flex, the very first challenge was the back-end integration. Being on the J2EE tech stack, it was easy because of the BlazeDS provided by Adobe itself. But, still there was challenge to integrate the application with Spring. There was another option GraniteDS which […]
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How many mistakes are you making?

James Ward from Adobe published another series of Top-10 on Flex. Great read.