In last month's issue of CFDJ, Simon Horwith reported on MAX 2003 and all it
had to offer. Here, we follow CFDJ editor-in-chief Rob Diamond as he checked
out the floor of MAX 2003.
activePDF is a leading provider of PDF creation, conversion, and development
tools for Windows, offering the ability to dynamically create PDFs from over
280 file types, including HTML, as well as numerous PDF manipulation
Affinity Internet has been providing feature-rich services and solutions
since 1996 and is the leading Web hosting services provider. Affinity
operates multiple hosting brands ValueWeb, HostSave, and WinSave.
B-Line Express specializes in developing rich Internet applications that
streamline the user's accessibility and interactivity with complex
information. Whether it's multimedia content or warehouses of legacy data,
B-Line delivers engaging front ends sea... (more)
Interview with Ted Ladd, formerly lead evangelist, Platform Group, Palm, Inc.
WBT: Can you tell us a little about the two recent Palm releases - the m100
and the Palm VIIx?
TL: Let me answer, if I may, from a platform perspective. (When I say Palm I
am including the Palm device business and the Palm licensees team - like
Sony, Nokia, Motorola.) Handheld devices right now are separating into two
different segments. The first segment is for your grandmother. These are
low-cost devices with basic functionality, tried-and-true technologies aimed
at people who need handheld computers b... (more)
Telematics - the marriage of cellular wireless technology and Global
Positioning System (GPS) satellite location - gave birth to a plethora of new
services that provide automobile drivers with added safety, security, and
convenience. Mercedes-Benz was an early proponent, and as it continues to
take a leading role, the company faces the many challenges of trying to keep
pace with rapidly changing technologies.
Mercedes-Benz was the first automobile manufacturer to offer an integrated
telematics system - called Tele Aid - in all its vehicles sold in the United
States. For 2003, Tel... (more)
I'm proud to report that SYS-CON.com went live with the final release of CFMX
6.1 on its launch date, and we're still up and running, with flying colors.
We've participated in the beta program, as I've written about in these pages
before, and have had several builds running on our main and secondary servers
throughout the whole process.
It's been quite exciting to participate in the program, watching each version
improve in speed, stability, and features. The final release is one that the
Macromedia engineers should be proud of, and I wouldn't hesitate to refer to
it as one of t... (more)
CFDJ: Fig Leaf Software is one of the top e-business consulting and training
organizations in the world, specializing in the application of technology
from Allaire and Macromedia. Steve Drucker, president and CEO, and Dave
Gallerizzo, vice president of consulting services, will tell us what they're
currently working on.
Steve Drucker: We're contributing to a new initiative for Macromedia and
Allaire called Harpoon. Harpoon is a new toolkit - Macromedia Flash objects
with Invocation methods for ColdFusion, Jrun, all the macromedia tools.
You're going to be able to use Dreamweaver ... (more)