Right now I’m working on a pretty cool application that is going to use Flash Remoting as the primary means of communication between Flash and a database. The application is running on a ColdFusion server, so Flash Remoting seemed like the obvious choice for a dynamic Flash based solution. Continue reading
Today I had the absolute pleasure of meeting with Galveston.com, which is most definitely one of the hippest, bleeding-edge tourism sites that I have ever surfed upon.
They also shoot quite a bit of video around Galveston and they’re doing it all in HD! YES! After the shoot, they’re pumping the video into their podcasts, Flash Video Player and (are you ready for this?) Second Life! How awesome is that?
My MMORPG experience is fairly limited to WoW but after seeing the world they’ve constructed (it looks just like Galveston!), I’m seriously considering making the switch to see what life is like as a Second Life citizen.
If you have some time, I would definitely recommend spending some time to check out the site and see all this cool stuff!
Today I became convinced that RSS is one of the greatest technologies that may never be.
For someone who might not be familiar with the concept of RSS feeds, they basically break down like this. Think of a single page on the internet as being nothing more than: a name (title), location (url), and content.
So, when sites constantly generate new pages, such as:
- a news article
- an item on ebay
- a missed connection on Craigslist
you may want to stay up to date on that info. That is to say, you want to know the new page name, location and content.