New AIR resource: IRC Channel

Apollocoders group starts with a new resource for AIR: an IRC Channel.
So we could share our experience, suggests resource and ideas, I think a goos idea!

This channel starts today in morning, I’m there with nickname mezzalab, my favourite community nick!
I hope to talk there with a lot of new people.
See you soon and good holiday!


AIR seminar… great day!

This morning I present Adobe AIR technology in Let’s course traning center in Padova.
There were 15 people from all Veneto (Italian region), we talked about AIR power, new features, the technology future and so on.
To see some pictures about the event you can navigate Let’s course blog.

A great moment of aggregation, you found from Desktop Publishing Guru to Multimedia developers, I hope in future to repeat it.

AIR seminar

Next week, 7 July, at Let’s course headoffice (via Croce Rossa 112 – Padova – Italy), I’ll present AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime).
In this FREE seminar we will see AIR power, AIR API and some examples.
We will see how to create a file .air, what developers will train to become AIR developers too.

It begins at 9.30 AM to 12.30 AM and then, if you want, we could take a spritz or a beer togheter.
To subscribe you must send an email to with subject “AIR seminar”.

AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime)

Today Adobe has released new Public Beta version of AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime, codename Apollo).
Also give us the opportunity to download Flex 3 Beta or use Flash CS 3 for create .air files.

So Adobe launches AIR Developer Derby, a contest to create AIR applications and win a lot of interesting prizes!
Good AIR to everyone!

Actionscript 3 library for MySql

In Mike Chambers’ blog I found a very interesting news about Actionscript 3 library for a direct connection with MySql.
The project name is asSql and it is in alpha version, but I think that we must keep in touch with it because it will be so useful resource.
Developer is Matt MacLean and you can find more information about him at his blog

news for Apollo developers…

Surfing on web I find an interesting news directly from Mike Chambers blog; in fact he says that Apollo team and Flash team are working to create some extensions for develop Apollo apps with Flash.

We’ll wait some news about it…

Also, Mims Wright, develop an Apollo Mail client that you can download directly from the author’s blog

Multidmedia Zinc vs Adobe Apollo

I’ve just received Multidmedia newsletter and it has a new interesting article that compare Zinc and Apollo.

It’s an important question, can Apollo substitute Zinc? I think that for now we couldn’t give us an aswear…we must wait the Apollo finally version, but for now…read the article and comment it!

In Yahoo list of Apollo Coders there is an interesting tread about this article, take a look