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Search-ability in Flash

Last night Adobe announced that we've given a special version of the Flash Player to Google and Yahoo that will more accurately let them crawl through Flash content. Even though Google has been indexing .

July 1, 2008 by Ryan Stewart


Is designing for the small screen more fun?

I have completely fallen in love with my iPhone. As far as I can tell it comes as close to the perfectly designed device as possible and it seems like I'm discovering cool usability aspects all the time.

June 30, 2008 by Ryan Stewart


Practice Fusion shows off "Google Apps" for doctors

Practice Fusion, a SaaS and ad-driven set of applications targeted at the medical market has just released a a suite of applications that they're billing as "Google Apps" for doctors. I've written about Practice Fusion before and how it's a really great example of an RIA that's aimed at the field of medicine.

June 19, 2008 by Ryan Stewart


Apple finally goes RIA

I shouldn't say finally. The writing has been on the wall forever but most people couldn't figure out what the writing said.

June 17, 2008 by Ryan Stewart


Brightcove refreshes with brand new service and new focus

Today Brightcove, one of the first RIA companies and one of the first to use Flex, announced that they've overhauled their service and dubbed it Brightcove 3. The primary goal of the new Brightcove is to provide better support for "long-form video", or full length shows instead of smaller clips that we're used to seeing.

June 16, 2008 by Ryan Stewart


Silverlight 2 Beta 2 Released

Microsoft quietly released the bits for beta 2 of Silverlight 2 on Friday last week. This is the version that will power the Olympics and has all of the features announced at MIX earlier this year.

June 8, 2008 by Ryan Stewart


Silverlight 2 beta 2 coming this week

At TechEd today Bill Gates said that the second beta of Silverlight 2 will be available for download at the end of the week with a Go Live license. The Go Live license is similar to the one that was used late in the beta process for Silverlight 1 and it allows developers to roll out applications to production but with limited support from Microsoft.

June 3, 2008 by Ryan Stewart