Monday, June 11, 2007

Flex 3 beta Now on Labs!

Well, that pretty much sums it up, Flex 3 aka AIR (not too sure of that codename myself!) is now available on Adobe Labs. It sure looks like the RIA space is really heating up now. I know a lot of Flex developers have had harsh criticism on MS Silverlight, and based on current tools alone, I would say rightly so. But the fact of the matter is, MS has arrived at the party. There was also a very interesting exchange in the interview with Bill Gates and Steve Jobs where they discussed the importance of RIAs, both clearly stating that their companies where committed to the idea of richer applications connected to what they called the 'swarm', I believe. And today, we have a brand new beta of Flex, Adobe is clearly leading this market right now, it's so exciting to see the technology pick up in pace! So get yourself some air and enjoy!