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Thoughts on PureMVC Mediators

A common practice amongst PureMVC developers when creating PureMVC Mediator implementations is the "view getter", a getter method that returns the instance of the view object that the Mediator is coupled with. As an example I will use an imaginary media player with a playlist.…

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Multi-bitrate Streaming in Adobe OSMF

My new online video course on Dynamic Multi-bitrate Streaming with Adobe Open Source Media Framework (OSMF) has just gone live on Adobe Developer Connection.
It's 35 minutes across five lessons and takes you through the process of converting the progressive OSMF video player (which we create in the first installment…

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Using Flash to Turn Pictures into Music

I've just publicly released the first available output from the Synesthesizer — a side-project, executed in Flash, that translates pictures into music. The Synesthesizer is the first tangible product of Project Ludi, an internal skunkworks project here at Almer/Blank, the goal of which is to translate any type of media…

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2010 ActionScript 3 Workshops in Amsterdam and Toronto

Our CTO, R Blank, will be teaching 'ActionScript 3 Events' in Amsterdam on February 21st, 2010 (the day before FITC Amsterdam) and 'Practical ActionScript 3' in Toronto on April 24, 2010 (the day before FITC Toronto).
For a bit more information about these courses, check out R's post.…

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RMI Launches New Forums

The Rich Media Institute (an Almer/Blank partner company) is very pleased to announce the launch of the new General Forums.
I included some detail about this launch here, in my inaugural posting. But I wanted to include a few additional notes here.…

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