The following rather insomnious introduction to my post is relevant considering the current development in the industry, because from where I am sitting, we can either ignore the significance of the events, we can consider the recent changes a rogue wave after which everything will stabilize and become it old self again or we can start considering if its the turning of a era in the software industry…
Rogue waves – also known as freak waves, monster waves, killer waves, and extreme waves. These are relatively large and spontaneous ocean surface waves that occur in deep water, usually far out at sea, and are a threat even to large ships and ocean liners.
Anecdotal evidence from mariners’ testimonies and damages inflicted on ships have long suggested rogue waves occurred; however, their scientific measurement was only positively confirmed following measurements of the “Draupner wave”, a rogue wave at the Draupner platform, in the North Sea on January 1, 1995. During this event, minor damage was inflicted on the platform, confirming that the reading was valid.
In modern oceanography, rogue waves are defined not as the biggest possible waves at sea; but instead as extreme sized waves for a given sea state.
– WIKIPEDIA, Dec. 8. 2011
Now this brings me to the recent announcements from Adobe on their latest postings on the Adobe Developer Connection… check it out…
Getting started with PhoneGap
PhoneGap: Developing for iOS
PhoneGap: Developing for Android
Introducing Adobe Flex 4.6 SDK
What’s new in Flash Builder 4.6
Flex mobile performance checklist
Web and mobile reference applications with Flex 4.5 SDK and Flash Builder 4.5 (updated)
Adobe AIR with captive runtime support for desktop
Adobe AIR with captive runtime support for mobile
Dynamically adapt the layout of tablet and mobile apps
Adapt UIs for multiple mobile platforms
Hello World: Build a mobile app in five minutes (updated)
My top 10 ADEP publishing features by Anirudh Verma
Thanks to Adobe PowerWoman Rachel Luxemburg for the heads up on these great resources for developers using Adobe Technologies…