This year one of the projects I worked on at Universal Mind, the Colorado Growth Model is a Max Awards finalist. This application is really ground-breaking in the way that it connects parents directly to their school’s performance data. A parent can very easily use the application and see how their child’s middle school compares against charter schools in Denver, or how the nearest elementary school compares with other elementary schools in the district. The possibilities are almost endless.
I must admit that my session is going to be pretty awesome. While some people get to speak for an hour – or maybe an hour and a half, I will be speaking for 8 hours (with some breaks of course). I will be presenting on Building ColdFusion Powered Flex and AIR Applications (see all of the labs here). While the preconference sessions are an extra cost ($595), you get an entire day of training from some amazing developers. If you look around at rates for a one-day training, you will see that this is a huge bargain. Normal sessions give you a taste of certain functionality, but at a preconference lab you can really learn it and take it back to your job.
In my session you can be sure that I will be covering:
All in all – you won’t want to miss this session! If you have any questions – feel free to leave a comment!
I can announce now that I am presenting a full-day pre-conference lab at Adobe Max 2009 in Los Angeles. If you build ColdFusion-powered Flex or AIR applications, you will definitely want to attend this session. We will be diving into some aspects of CF8 and also the upcoming version of ColdFusion (codenamed Centaur). Here is the official description:
Building ColdFusion Powered Flex and AIR Applications
ColdFusion 8 proved to be an ideal and powerful back end for Flex and AIR applications, and the next version of ColdFusion promises to go even further, improving integration and simplifying the building of data-centric AIR clients. In this session you’ll get hands-on experience with the planned Flex and AIR support in the next release of ColdFusion.
Hope to see you there!