FITC Amsterdam 2009

2009-02-22 00:00:00 2009-02-25 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Amsterdam 2009 There is no other event quite like FITC Amsterdam. The combination of unbelievable presenters from around the globe, incredible networking opportunities, and the infamous FITC parties, all with the amazing backdrop of the city of Amsterdam, creates a stage set for the unexpected. Amsterdam FITC Amsterdam


Adobe Keynote
Join Mike Chambers, Principal Product Manager for Developer Relations, and Lee Brimelow, Flash Platform Evangelist, of Adobe for an overview and update of the latest new and existing Flash Platform… Read more…
Advanced Desktop Development with Adobe AIR
Adobe AIR is Adobe’s new cross platform runtime for developing and deploying Flash based applications to the desktop. In this session, Mike will cover some of the more advanced techniques… Read more…
Web Dev
Mike Chambers
Air and Binary Data, a Custom FTP Widget
During this session you’ll learn how to handle sockets and binary data in order to create an FTP client evocable through the web. The session will cover the following topics:… Read more…
Web Dev
Giorgio Natili
Akamai Technologies
Art from Code
Keith will explore some of his recent generative art creations from and the techniques behind them. Read more…
Web Dev
Keith Peters
AudioTool’s Private Parts
The Hobnox Audiotool is a RIA allowing users to create music in CD quality using their browser. All started with a hack by Andre Michelle in 2005 allowing developers to… Read more…
Web Dev
Joa Ebert
Away3d and the future of 3d in Flash
Explore the exciting new 3d potential that Flash offers with the chief architect and co-founder of the open source 3d framework Away3d. Hear what impact the introduction of native 3d… Read more…
Web Dev
Rob Bateman
Boing – Bumm – Tschak (Flash10 Sound API)
Hands on the brand new Sound API in Flash10! Learn the basics of digital audio signal processing and how it can make a huge difference of presenting sound in your… Read more…
Web Dev
Andre Michelle
Breaking the Media Barrier
Seen it all? Clicked-out, transitioned-in, preload-overloaded, you-tubed, facebooked, viraled, pilled-thrilled-bellyached, rick-rolled and memed to death? Today most users have seen everything and move on within seconds of viewing a page.… Read more…
Building RIAs with Flash Catalyst
Find out how to build next-generation user experiences quickly and without coding using Flash Catalyst. We’ll explain the core concepts behind Flash Catalyst, and then build a real-world interactive application… Read more…
Web Dev
Serge Jespers
Cool Shit!
Join us for this one hour presentation where we’ve taken 5 of the top flash guys and asked them to show some cool shit they are working or experimenting on… Read more…
Web Dev
Down “Loaded” and Up “Dating”
During this presentation we will present and discuss the highlights from Champagne Valentine’s busy roster over the last two years. We will focus on our processes, inspirations as well as… Read more…
Champagne Valentine
Efficient programming practices for AS3
Never heard of a Garbage Collector, a Weak Reference or an Object Pool before? Put on your efficiency hat and come learn how to avoid some of the classic gotcha… Read more…
Web Dev
Shane McCartney
Everything was Beautiful and Nothing Hurt
Looking briefly back on 10 years of Hi-ReS!, looking toward the Golden Age of Digital that lies ahead of us and figuring out why Know Why is ever more important… Read more…
Florian Schmitt
Flash Platform Polymath
Do you want to be as good at ActionScript as Colin Moock, as good at animation as Chris Georgenes, as good at video editing as the Ronin, and as good… Read more…
Web Dev
Lee Brimelow
Flash Player Internals
Versioning Player Penetration Player Overview VMs, Basic AS3 Optimization FTE (Flash Text Engine Now we have layout options!  TextField FTE And rendering options Saffron – now faster & improved CFF… Read more…
Web Dev
Jim Corbett
Flex Effects
Flex can be interpreted as a rigid application framework, losing the emotional experience that has, for many years been conveyed with Flash. In this session we’ll look at breaking down… Read more…
Web Dev
Stephen Downs
Get Off Your Ass and Start Using AS3 Already!
Enough excuses. AS3’s been out for over two years. You know, deep down inside, you hold a pathological hatred of AS2, or even, god forbid, AS1 (don’t even talk to… Read more…
Web Dev
R Blank
GMUNK will share his favourite projects, dissect them proper/tender and show loads of behind the scenes dirt so there’s some technique under the dress.. We’d expect to see GMUNK’s Design… Read more…
Innovating with Red5
Think that you know all that Red5 can do? Think again! Realtime effects on live streaming video, voice recognition through Flash, coding with AS3 on the server and connecting Red5… Read more…
Web Dev
Chris Allen
Integrating Live Action Content with 3D
Video and 3D work has traditionally been a huge foundation of the broadcast and motion picture business. So how will live action content and CGI work together to create interactive… Read more…
Web Dev
Dan LaCivita
Introduction to iPhone SDK for Flash Developers
With the release of the iPhone SDK, developers are faced with Objective-C, XCode, Interface Builder and other tools that are likely very unfamiliar if they’ve been building Flash based applications.… Read more…
Web Dev
James Eberhardt
Canadian Digital Service
Local Persistent Data with AIR and ActionScript 3
One of the main benefits for web developers who use the Adobe AIR runtime rather than Flash Player through a browser is that the security sandbox restrictions placed on the… Read more…
Web Dev
Marco Casario
Made with openFrameworks – New Tools for Art, Design and Technology
openFrameworks is an open-source tool for writing creative code. Created especially for artists and designers, openFrameworks is the ideal starting point for those who want to make creative and innovative… Read more…
Theo Watson
Design I/O
New Works
This presentation will showcase the latest work of Joshua Davis studios. Audience: Anyone who has an interest in the creative process of Joshua Davis. Attain: Renewed creative inspiration. Read more…
Joshua Davis
Joshua Davis Studios
Node Based Programming with SourceBinder
SourceBinder (Binder) is a node-based visual framework for easy prototyping and real-time tuning of Flash based visual applications. Balázs Serényi shows the benefits of developing with Binder, including code reuse… Read more…
Web Dev
Balázs Serényi
Optimizing Flash Lite Content
Everybody agrees mobile will be the medium of the future. A modern cell phone no longer acts as only a phone. It is a multimedia device allowing you to do… Read more…
Web Dev
Thomas Joos
Little Miss Robot
Papervision3D, Simplified
Finally! Realtime 3D in Flash is taking off and there has never been more demand for 3D games, apps and websites. And naturally, with such a powerful library comes somewhat… Read more…
Web Dev
Seb Lee-Delisle
Personal Brand Building
As more and more web designers and developers join the ranks of the workforce, your ability to distinguish yourself from the rest becomes critical for your career and survival. During… Read more…
Web Dev
Robert Reinhardt
Play With Vectors in Flash CS4!
When people hear the word “vector” most of them immediately think of mathematical equations, to represent images in computer graphics. But it is not only that where this technical-creative session… Read more…
Web Dev
Koen De Weggheleire
Project Management from the Developer’s Perspective
Get a rather unique and often unheard view of project management from the Developers perspective. The various milestones of a project cycle including both internal and client deliverables will be… Read more…
Web Dev
Stacey Mulcahy
Microsoft Garage
Rethinking FMS
Flash Media Server can do far more than you may be aware. Beyond streaming, it can do any number of live interactive real time functionalities. In this session we will… Read more…
Web Dev
Sean McCracken
Seeing Sound
Sound Visualization in Nature and in Code The session should educate and plant the seeds of inspiration. Small ideas exposed as simple physics experiments and in code will give a… Read more…
Web Dev
Jared Ficklin
Spiking – Fun and Fast Feasibility Testing with Flash
The majority of the code in an application is simple stuff – the wiring, the glue, that sort thing. However, just about every rich media application has one “hard part”.… Read more…
Web Dev
Branden Hall
Automata Studios
Text Addiction
Flashplayer 10 and Flash CS4 open up interesting avenues of exploration for text and text effects. Taking existing tricks of the trade further with features ranging from 3d capabilities to… Read more…
Web Dev
Sakri Rosenstrom
The Flex 4 Component Overhaul
One of the biggest challenges developers have faced is customizing the behavior, look, and feel of Flex components to meet their needs. In addition, any Flash developers who have worked… Read more…
Web Dev
Chafic Kazoun
The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades
This is an awesome time to be a developer! The distinction between rich-client web, desktop, and mobile applications is narrowing. Web developers can now develop cross-platform desktop apps using web… Read more…
Aral Balkan
The Tinkerer’s Box
Those who have attended Mario’s talks before know that one can never be sure what to expect. Will it be mad science? Nifty Mac Gyverish Actionscript tricks? Things that look… Read more…
Web Dev
Mario Klingemann
Things Every ActionScript Developer Should Know
Drawing from over a decade of experience working with Flash, Grant will share critical knowledge on a variety of aspects of ActionScript development. This session will focus on techniques, workflows,… Read more…
Grant Skinner
Tools and Techniques at Nanika
This presentation will take a look at some past Nanika projects in detail, focusing on what went wrong as well as what went right, some of the Open Source tools… Read more…
Web Dev
Andreas Müller
Unique Experiences
Audio and visuals often live together, they both have their main roles in animations. Niko will show how to visualize music and how to put music on visuals, merging them… Read more…
Niko Stumpo
We Make. You Enjoy.
Dive deep into the third dimension with the creator of Papervision3D and discover the secrets behind the latest interactive 3D experiences. The session will focus on the techniques, workflow and… Read more…
Web Dev
Carlos Ulloa
Workshop: Papervision3D from the Core
THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW SOLD OUT! Note that this is a Pre-Festival Workshop Day (Sun Feb 22), and therefore is only available to those who have ‘The Works’ ticket, or… Read more…
Ralph Hauwert
Unity Technologies
Workshop: Practical ActionScript 3
Note that this is a pre-festival workshop day (February 22), and therefore is only available to those who have ‘the works’ tickets, or the ‘pre-festival workshop’ tickets ActionScript 3 has… Read more…
R Blank
Workshop: What’s New in Flash CS4
Note that this is a pre-festival workshop day (February 22), and therefore is only available to those who have ‘the works’ tickets, or the ‘pre-festival workshop’ tickets This workshop will… Read more…
Lee Brimelow