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Forum Nokia PRO: Flash Zone

For Flash Lite developers: New zone at Forum Nokia PRO is formed. Check out the benefits. Notice the word ‘pro’ is all caps; I guess that means for real professionals only – with a membership fee of 4000 Euros (just a little over US$5000), per year.

Don’t worry though, because “Forum Nokia PRO program and its services are targeted for the most visionary mobile developers, not all (membership) applications can be approved.”


According to Adobe, there are now over one million Flash developers around the world. How many are Flash Lite developers? How many companies would pay 4000 Euros a year to join this zone when there are various other sources of information, and Adobe labs.

The Flash developer community is rather unique, compared to other developer communities I’ve been in. I believe this is because it is a mix of creative and technical people, achieving innovation on web design, application design, and now mobile design. The openness and sharing of open source material helps this community grow.

Personally, I’d love to be part of this forum, except I can’t see how to justify the entry fee.

Flash News

Adobe Acrobat 7.0.7 fixes bug with Flash 8 content

Version 7.0.7 of Acrobat just came out today. Other than supporting the new Adobe Acrobat 3D, it also fixes the embedded Flash bug I mentioned in a previous post. If you work with PDF and Flash, this is a must get update. For Acrobat Reader or Acrobat Standard/Professional (Mac or Windows).

Thanks to John Nack for the follow-up, and link to Lori DeFurio’s blog entry about this update.