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Oct 31 2008

Inspiration | News

This Halloween, don’t forget to…

How the time flies. Four years ago I was in the kitchen of the rental house I shared with my girlfriend in Elkins, WV. As Halloween approached I thought of another occasion that comes far less often. Wielding a large knife, I carefully carved out the front of a Jack-o’-lantern, one which would be appropriate [...]

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Oct 30 2008

News

Shout out to the <head> Conference

I just wanted to thank Aral Balkan and everyone else involved in putting together the <head> Conference, a global web conference run over the Internet, great idea! After attending FlashPitt I had not anticipated attending the <head> Conference, but at the last moment I got a ticket thanks to the generous invitation of Steve Webster. [...]

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Oct 29 2008

News

We’re published

The ActionScript 3.0 Quick Reference Guide has been published. We can’t take credit for writing this book, but me and my cohort Eric Kramer did help send this book to press in our capacity as editors. It is such a good book a used copy is going for more than a brand new one on [...]

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Oct 11 2008

Inspiration | News

FlashPitt Recap

FlashPitt felt like… wait, let me back up. Why did I attend FlashPitt? Well… It was relatively close, at 3.5 hours driving time. It was inexpensive for a Flash conference, under $200, only Athens-own Spring <br /> Conference is cheaper. It had speakers I had seen and known were presentations worth attending, for example: Stacy [...]

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Oct 09 2008

News

Attending FlashPitt

I will be in Pittsburgh tomorrow attending the FlashPitt conference. It’s certainly nice to have some speakers from FITC without having to make an 8.5 hour drive each way. This conference is cheap too!

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Oct 08 2008

AS3 | Data Structures | News

Coraldata merged into BirdEye

Thanks to the interest of Jason Bellone at the United Nations, Centre for Advanced Visual Analytics, I am happy to announce that my data structure library, coraldata, has a new home in the BirdEye Information Visualization and Visual Analytics Library. It may take a little time to get all the classes up there, but it [...]

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Oct 03 2008

News

Back from Colombia

Once again the world seems a little smaller. I returned Tuesday night from my first excursion into South America. Just under two weeks in northern Colombia. Months ago, on March 10th, around 4 p.m. while I was at work I received a call from my good friend Liz: “I’m going to Colombia, want to go?” [...]

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