Last week I had a trip to Mexico D.F. , and was very disconected from the Flash Community and the Blogs, so in an attemp to catching up with the Flash World here’s a news roundup of some of the things that I missed on the last week, in case you miss them too here’s a list :
1.- Adobe Wave
Adobe Wave it’s a new tool built in AIR that just got released as a beta in Adobe Labs, this tool let’s you stay updated on your favorite sites and it’s right at your desktop to stay update with some of the sites already working with Adobe you just click on the Get alerts with Adobe wave badges on those sites and you’ll start receiving updates from that site.
It’s seems a great way to get updated on your social network without even opening your browser nor navigating to various sites to get those updates will try it ant tell you how it went.
Some of the feature partners of Adobe are:
2.- Adobe AIR 1.5.2
Adobe just released an update to AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime ) to the version 1.5.2
This update includes improved reliability, compatibility, and security. Listed below are various of this improvements:
3.- Adobe Flash Platform Blog launched.
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4.- Open Source Media Framework.
Open Source Media Framework (OSMF), currently in public prerelease, enables developers to easily assemble pluggable components to create high-quality, full-featured playback experiences. The open aspect of the framework enables collaborative development for web video monetization, with lower costs and faster turnaround.
Open Source Media Framework complements and solidifies Akamai’s Open Video Player initiative,” said Tim Napoleon, chief strategist, of digital media at Akamai. “OSMF leverages code from Akamai’s Open Video Player and Adobe’s expertise and resources to assist media companies and publishers in redefining the benchmarks for online video experiences that are powered by standards based workflows.
4.- Open Source Text Layout Framework
The Text Layout Framework is an extensible ActionScript library, built on the new text engine in Adobe® Flash® Player 10 and Adobe AIR 1.5, which delivers advanced, easy-to-integrate typographic and text layout features for rich, sophisticated and innovative typography on the web. The framework is designed to be used with Adobe Flex® or Adobe Flash Professional and is included in Flex 4, code named “Gumbo”. Developers can use or extend existing components, or use the framework to create their own text components.
5.- Adobe Flash Player 10.0.32.18 Update
This Update contains fixes for critical vulnerabilities identified in Security Bulletin APSB09-10 Flash Player update available to address security vulnerabilities. The update replaces the Debug and Release versions of Flash Player 10 browser plugins and standalone players that are included in the initial release of Flash CS4 Professional (player version 10.0.2.54). All users are encouraged to apply this update. These new players are version 10.0.32.18.
The Flash Player 10 updates are included in the ZIP file below. For instructions on how to update Flash CS4 Professional, please go to this technote.
I’m sure I missed a lot more news but this post would be too long so until next Flash News Roundup, Thanks for reading.
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