Reminder - Kickass Adobe Event Monday February 25 at Independents Hall in Philadelphia!Flex 3.0 and AIR 1.0 have been officially launched (see a ton of related links down below), so please join the Philadelphia Flash Platform Adobe User Group, the Philadelphia Flex User Group, and the Philadelphia ColdFusion User Group for a joint "can't miss" meeting Monday, February 25th, 7PM at Independents Hall to celebrate the launch of Adobe Flex 3.0 and AIR 1.0!
Adobe's RIA technologies enable you to rapidly build and deploy the most engaging applications across browsers and on the desktop. The local Philadelphia Adobe User Groups are hosting a special joint, live event to share exciting new information on Adobe's platform tools and technologies for building RIAs. You'll see an exclusive user group video presentation by Adobe Chief Software Architect, Kevin Lynch, hear some important product news, plus get your hands on some exclusive schwag and other giveaways.
Be part of the fun and excitement and join the rest of the Adobe developer community by participating in this very special event.
Food, beverages and col prizes will be available for all attendees.
Super special thanks to Alex Hillman of Independents Hall for hooking us up with the meeting space at the last minute! Shout-outs to Alex's partners at Indy Hall: Bart Mroz and Geoff DiMasi for their support and general coolness all around. ;)
DATE: Monday, February 25
TIME: 7PM - whenever
LOCATION: Independents Hall
DIRECTIONS: 32 Strawberry Street, Philadelphia, PA
Park on the street if you're lucky, otherwise there are several garages in the immediate area that you can easily use.
Make sure to get there early for the Red Bull!
Here are some related links for the Flex 3.0 and AIR 1.0 releases:
Official Adobe Press Release: http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/pressroom/pressreleases/200802/022508AdobeAIR.html
ADOBE AIR 1.0 LINKS
Get AIR 1.0: http://www.adobe.com/go/air
AIR 1.0 Runtime Install Page: http://get.adobe.com/air/
AIR Tools - Free SDK, EXtensions, etc. : http://www.adobe.com/products/air/tools/
AIR product page: http://www.adobe.com/products/air/
AIR - Getting Started: http://www.adobe.com/products/air/getstarted/
AIR for Flash Developers: http://www.adobe.com/products/air/develop/flash/
AIR for Flex Developers: http://www.adobe.com/products/air/develop/flex/
AIR for AJAX developers: http://www.adobe.com/products/air/develop/ajax/
AIR FAQ: http://www.adobe.com/products/air/faq/
AIR Marketplace: http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/exchange/index.cfm?event=productHome&exc=24&loc=en_us
AIR Developer Center: http://www.adobe.com/devnet/air/
30 On AIR - great videos about "Why AIR/Flex/Flash": http://www.30onair.com/
Aptana - Third Party IDE for AIR, JS, etc: http://www.aptana.com/air
ADOBE FLEX 3.0 LINKS
Get Flex 3.0: http://www.adobe.com/go/flex
FREE Flex 3.0 SDK: http://www.adobe.com/products/flex/downloads/?sdid=ZFCT
Flex Builder Free for Students! More info here: http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/pressroom/pressreleases/200710/102407adobeflexedu.html
Download Flex Builder 3 Professional 60 Day Trial: http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/entitlement/index.cfm?e=flex3email
Mike Potters post about the launch: http://weblogs.macromedia.com/flexteam/archives/2008/02/its_on_-_flex_3.cfm
A brand new site from Adobe focused on Open Source: http://opensource.adobe.com/
Flex.org Community Site - All things Flex: http://flex.org/
RIA - Rich Internet Applications: ttp://www.adobe.com/resources/business/rich_internet_apps/?promoid=BTMAX#