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Jul 17 2010

Conference

Barcamp Auckland 4 Recap

The excellent Barcamp Auckland 4 event happened today, organized by Ludwig Wendzich and team. 190 attendees came together to discuss topics around web development, design, UX, UI, mobile, and business. Here are a few notes from a selection of talks: Nigel Parker, from Microsoft (a sponsor), showed some deep zooming examples using Silverlight (from Seadragon [...]

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Jul 10 2010

Conference

CHINZ 2010

The 11th Annual ACM SIGCHI NZ Conference on Computer-Human Interaction was held on July 8 at Massey University. This was a great opportunity to see some of the work academics outside of AUT were doing. In particular, the University of Auckland had a showing. Two things that may be of note for a Flash developer [...]

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Jul 09 2010

Workshop

Emerging Researcher Workshop 2010 – research funding, scholarships, awards

University of Auckland had an interesting workshop this week for PhD students and Postdocs. The workshop had sessions covering securing funding, communicating research, networking, career advice and related information. The following are some research funding, scholarships, and awards links from the event: COS (Community of Science) Funding Opportunities – Provides a database of worldwide funding [...]

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Jul 08 2010

AS3 | Flash Builder | Flash Platform | Flex | News | Tools

July 2010 Auckland Flash Platform User Group Recap

This is old news now, but as per my personal tradition I wanted to post a short recap of the Flash Platform User Group meetup that happened July 1. First to present was Michael Andrew, who demoed FlexPMD, an auditing tool for ActionScript/Flex projects. Essentially the tool provides a set of recommendations of how your [...]

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