Monthly Archives: November 2011

Mobile Development for the Masses- Part Deux

There’s no way around it.  The public at large is embracing mobile technology with a vengeance and as a result, businesses have to adapt and follow suit. The challenge that many businesses are facing with the mobile revolution is “Where do I start?”  A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post explaining the various mobile development options.  These options range from repurposing existing web content to creating a mobile app. So, which option is right for you?  What are … Continue reading

Revisited: Captivate to the iPad

I while back, I posted a tutorial on how to convert a Captivate SWF file to an iPad app.  The tutorial involved some pretty intense command line hacking and a little bit of magic.  Nonetheless, I proved it could be done.  With an update to the HTML5 Converted for Captivate now posted to the Adobe Labs website, the process has gotten easier and has a couple additional options.  It’s still not “supported“, but I’m sure we’ll see a refined process … Continue reading

HTML5, Flash and Adobe

If you haven’t heard, Adobe Systems announced they will “no longer continue to develop Flash Player in the browser to work with new mobile device configurations.” First, let’s understand what this means: Future devices will no longer be able to view Flash content in a web browser. For Flash developers, this really doesn’t change anything.  Before I explain why this doesn’t change anything, I want to say (and I’ll reiterate) that you can still use Flash Professional and Flash Builder to make … Continue reading