Archive for January, 2009

Adobe announces open RTMP specification.

Adobe has announced that they will release the specification for RTMP. It’s made a pretty big splash on the web, so I won’t try to analyse this. But as this is a blog devoted to openness and that speaks a lot about Asobe technologies, I can only cheer! Ok, maybe I can also add that […]

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off subject: high school crush

This morning in the Paris subway I saw a mother with her two girls, and they were all excited. I glanced over to see what the fuss was about, and I saw that it was a letter that one of the girls had received. She had a secret admirer that was declaring his love! I […]

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Don’t keep the User Waiting

Remember in 2000, when Flash intros were all the rage? The original idea was to dress up the preloader, the part of the app that the user saw while the meat of the website was loading. Designers got all excited at the opportunity for gratuitous animation. But they went the way of the dodo because, […]

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