What We Learned by Creating a Software Licensing Product

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Every entrepreneur needs to walk away from a few smoking craters. It builds character and informs the next endeavor. In that spirit, we offer this post-mortem of our Zarqon Active License Control System.

What Were We Thinking?

In early 2009, the future of Adobe Flex and Air was bright. The platform had matured, and the possibility of a single codebase for desktop, mobile, ...

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O’Reilly Publishes Our PureMVC Developer Guide

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From Startup to Mastery, We Wrote the Book on PureMVC

Futurescale is pleased to announce the publication of ActionScript Developer’s Guide to PureMVC by O’Reilly Media.

Written by Cliff Hall, Futurescale’s founder and CEO, this book teaches the fundamentals of development with PureMVC, the popular open source framework for developing maintainable applications with a Model-View-Controller architecture, in the context of a complete ...

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Dungeon Joe: A Casual Touch-focused Strategy Game

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All work and no play makes for an extremely dull developer.

There’s nothing like a deadline to get your motor running.

In 2011, RIM, makers of the Blackberry, released their tablet offering, and announced that they would support Adobe AIR apps. In order to get their Blackberry World app store loaded up with content, they gave any developer who had an app approved ...

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Drone Comms Testing GUI “Best Looking, Most Intuitive”

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jitc-patch-1When Avtec Systems was awarded the contract to develop a Common Data Link Waveform Compliance Tester for the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC), they settled on Adobe Flex for the user interface.

Futurescale was in turn chosen by Avtec to build the GUI for the CWCT, to be used by JITC for verifying standard CDL waveform interoperability between candidate ...

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Futurescale Announces PureMVC TV

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puremvc-tv-screenshotLearning the Basic Concepts Behind PureMVC Just Got a Lot Easier

To serve the educational needs of developers and companies evaluating or using the PureMVC framework, Futurescale has launched a new site called PureMVC TV.

The presentations are short, introductory slideshows, narrated by Futurescale founder and PureMVC architect Cliff Hall. These are high-level discussions of the framework and ...

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PureMVC Scales Up with MultiCore

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Support for Robust Modular PureMVC Applications has Arrived

Continuing in its commitment to provide the development community with the tools necessary to achieve highly robust and scalable enterprise applications, Futurescale today announced the production release of the MultiCore Version of its popular open source PureMVC Framework.

In addition to providing a scalable solution for application development that taps the potential of modular ...

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Futurescale Launches Open Source PureMVC Framework

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New Framework Lets Developers Create More Robust, Scalable and Maintainable RIAs

Futurescale today announced the release of PureMVC, a free, open-source framework that enables quick implementation of Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) in ActionScript 3.

Built upon proven and time-tested Design Patterns, PureMVC helps the developer to separate the client application into three tiers, (called Model, View and Controller), ...

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