Screenweaver released Open Source

Screenweaver 3.1 is available on OSFlash.org.
Be sure to check the [...]

Foxit Reader – Ultrafast free PDF Reader

Foxit Reader is a free reader for PDF (eBook) documents. You can view and print PDF documents with it.

Looking at the speed difference between Foxit and the Acrobat Reader it is comparable with compiling in the Flash IDE or MTasc …
Why do the big companies always blow up their software and make CPU- and [...]

Google talk beta

Google released the beta version of their instant messanger Google talk which supports text messaging and also voice calls à la Skype.
The installation is very quick and the software seems pretty lightweight.
Google talk uses the Jabber/XMPP protocol which is supported by these IM clients.
Gmail-users have a nice addon with Google talk because new messages are [...]

Powerflasher FDT Review

Today Powerflasher released there Eclipse plugin FDT (Flash Developer Tool). I would have claimed it “No more errors while compiling”. I had the chance to beta-test FDT and my workflow has been changed very much. Now I feel comfortable which is very hard to say for a Flash developer

Workflow:
After installing set and edit the [...]

Screenweaver is back and Open Source

Screenweaver was asleep but will be back and published Open Source. Check the blog from van Rijkom and also the blog from Darron Schall who iniciated the discussion about the External Interface API and projector-tools on OSFlash.org.
This is damn breaking news because

the projector tool will be Open Source
it will support synchronous calls using the Flash 8 [...]

Optimus Keyboard

The russion company Art.Lebdev Studio announced a very special keyboard.

“Every key of the Optimus keyboard is a stand-alone display showing exactly what it is controlling at this very moment.”

It shall be possible to show images and animations within every key. I hope swf will be supported! Imaging a game which works without your common screen and [...]