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For anyone who might be interested: Here are the slides from my recent #CadetEngine  presentation at #DotBrighton
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Last Wednesday's dotBrighton featured Jaime Dominguez and Robert Silverton. Very informative, very interesting. Jaime showed what you can do with AIR in the right hands. More than I certainly realised. I think Rob's "Cadet Engine" stole the show though. His entire presentation about Cadet Engine can be read from his blog: 
http://robertsilverton.com/2013/07/25/cadetengine-talk-dotbrighton/
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Here's my blog post on the #CadetEngine  launch:
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Epic work +Bernhard Pichler! :-)
 
It started about a year ago and it was so much fun working with Googles new programming language Dart and to collaborate with the awesome Dart team. Later Adobe joined and now we finally can talk about this amazing announcement. 

Special thanks to +Philippe Elsass +Seth Ladd +Kasper Lund  and the whole team at Google and Adobe who helped building this great platform.
At Google I/O today, Adobe announced their new Toolkit for Dart, a plugin for Flash Professional CC that allows developers to export their animations and games to Dart code and HTML5. "Adobe is delighted to announce the Too...
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Thank you Bernhard! A great contribution :-)
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Switching to Dart: "diversity is very useful – at the right abstraction layer"
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This was my favorite presentation at +JSConf US 2013. Super impressive slides about WebGL implemented in WebGL. Thanks +Steven Wittens
[JSConfUS 2013] Steven Wittens: Making WebGL Dance
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Don't want to be a hater, but what is up with this new Google+ design... It swims between 3 layout modes as I scroll my profile page and has cover photos that are so ridiculously huge they fill my entire laptop screen. It feels confusing and awkward, like it's fighting with itself just to provide minimum functionality. #overcomplicated
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It just looks like they've put Facebook's two column timeline layout in a horizontal vice to me, then put a huuuge weight on top of it (in the form of a cover picture that fills my entire screen). It's trying to be different while also trying to be exactly the same.
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Introducing #CadetEngine, the open source AS3 scene engine with an editor.
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Excited about SIMD and the implications for three.dart :-)
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New m3 version of three.dart! :D
 
New version of three.dart has now hit pub with m3 update! Looking forward to see what you build with this framework. File bugs and send pull requests at https://github.com/threeDart/three.dart
http://pub.dartlang.org/packages/three
#dartlang   #threejs   #threedart  
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Instigator of three.dart, co-author of the Cadet Framework and general Flash/Dart/HTML5 enthusiast.
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