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Slides from my recent talk about Javascript and the Haxe programming language

05.18.12 Posted in community, haXe, javascript, open source by admin

Last week I gave a talk to the local user group about targeting Javascript using a language that I am really enthusiastic about called Haxe.  I’ve been using it for almost two years now and am completely sold on it as a viable way to develop applications that can target both Javascript and Flash runtimes. [...]

eLearning Activities on the iPad

05.18.12 Posted in Actionscript, elearning, work by admin

I’m delighted to hear that Folens have won a  gold medal in the eLearning category at the 2012 Digital Media Awards on 30th March in the Convention Centre in Dublin for their Active Maths product. This is a project that I helped with at the end of last year. Here are some screen captures of a [...]

Review of haXe 2 Beginner’s Guide

08.07.11 Posted in community, haXe, open source by admin

You won’t find many book reviews on this blog (none actually – until now !) but I figured that this might be a good way to learn more about haXe.  The book in question is referred to as a beginner’s guide.  I don’t consider myself an absolute beginner but, with only a year’s experience with [...]

haXe 2 Beginner’s Guide released

07.29.11 Posted in Best Practices, community, haXe, iPhone, javascript, open source, osx by admin

The release of a new haXe book was announced this week by Benjamin Dasnois called haXe 2 Beginner’s Guide that I plan to review soon.  There aren’t many titles currently available for haXe so I was delighted to hear about this release and am looking forward to reading it and hopefully learning more about topics [...]