There's been lots of talk and lots of hype about Flash Catalyst and how it's going to fit into the marketplace and how viable it will actually be in terms of the code it outputs. There's also been much discussion around the recent announcement that Flex Builder was getting a name makeover and being called Flash Builder from this point on.
As of right now you no longer need to just read about these interesting new tools and changes coming from Adobe, you can go get the betas and try them yourselves. Downloads are available on Adobe Labs.
Read more about these releases on Serge Jespers blog.