TechCast #34 – James Ward on Flex 4, Flash Builder, and more

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Today’s guest is James Ward, of Adobe Systems.  James is a technology evangelist on Flex and AIR solutions for Adobe.  We talked about the upcoming Flex 4.0 SDK, Flash Builder (the new name for Flex Builder) and other topics such as remoting, AMF and various implementations of the AMF format.

This is a good podcast to listen to if you are interested in the future of Flex, as there are some significant changes and improvements on the horizon.

Items of note:

  1. Flash Builder Beta – Download link.
  2. Flex 4.0 Beta (Gumbo) – Project homepage.
  3. AMF binary remoting and BlazeDS
  4. Some UI frameworks – PureMVC, Swiz and SmartyPants (IoC based), Parsley (also mentioned Matt(e) but no link handy.)
  5. RubyAMF
  6. James’ web site
  7. Drunk on Software!

Enjoy the podcast, I think you’ll find it informative.