Changes A Plenty!

October 24th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Industry News

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, we’ve been going through some massive changes here at [Re]Encoded. We’re happy to announce that in addition to being on a new server (that should prove much more reliable) we’re also going to be modifying the theme to something custom and sleek. If there were ever a time for you to let us know what you’d like to see here at the site, this is it.

We’re open to any suggestions regarding design, function, features, etc. – Just leave a comment and let your voice be heard! Thanks for all your patience.


Adobe Launches Creative Suite 4: Articles From Around The Web

Adobe released details this week about Creative Suite 4, its first update to the impressive lineup of design and editing tools since Adobe CS3 launched about 17 months ago. In no particular order, here are some articles from around the blogosphere. Continue reading “Adobe Launches Creative Suite 4: Articles From Around The Web” »

Want to know what’s RED HOT? Adobe Flex

August 11th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Industry News

I am not going to insult your intellence and try to teach you how to use Adobe Flex because frankly, I am just learning.  Over the past few months, every major project and intitiative I’ve heard about has components built using Adobe Flex.  With the emergence of Flash as a usable technology and ActionScript as a top notch coding language, Adobe Flex has quickly become the hottest new tool in ubertrendy web development circles.

So what is it?  And what does it do?  Well, the according to Adobe: “Create engaging, cross-platform rich internet applications.  Flex is a highly productive, free open source framework for building and maintaining expressive web applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers, desktops, and operating systems.” Continue reading “Want to know what’s RED HOT? Adobe Flex” »

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2008 Web Development Trends

August 5th, 2008 | 4 Comments | Posted in Industry News

So we’re in the middle of Web 2.0, the first real movement in web development since it’s interception.  New technologies, most notably AJAX and the enhanced knowledge and usage of CSS, has allowed for amazing, innovative websites that would have never been created in the not so distant past.

But even Web 2.0, or at least what many consider the “look” of Web 2.0, is changing.  There’s not nearly as much focus on the :shiney: images and logos, rather a shift to a more creative and artsy design.  While the mirrored logo and shiny look made popular by apple is still very much a part of the culture, many designers, Apple included, has gone to a more free flowing, artsy, creative design.  Here’s the top trends for 2008: Continue reading “2008 Web Development Trends” »

From Locomotion to Cognition

July 8th, 2008 | 1 Comment | Posted in Gadgets, Industry News

Robots may soon live among us! In the past, scientists thought the best way to create AI was with a body controlled by a central robot brain. New thinking, however, suggests that intelligence starts from the body, not the brain. Continue reading “From Locomotion to Cognition” »