Mark Anders is Senior Principal Scientist at Adobe Systems where he is focused on making Flash a great platform for building the next generation of rich internet applications. Prior to Adobe's acquisition of Macromedia, Mark started and led the Flex Builder Team with Sho Kuwamoto as Vice President of Engineering.
Mark has devoted his career to helping developers realize their vision. He is best known for his work at Microsoft, where, during his decade long career, he led the creation of ASP.NET from its inception in 1998 until 2003.
Mark has presented at numerous conferences in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia including MAX, the Microsoft Professional Development Conference, and TechEd, Intel Developer Forum, ASP.NET Connections, VSLive and others.
A Preview Of Flex 4 And "Thermo"
Flex 4, which is currently under development, will introduce a number of new features to make it easier to build more highly customized and unique experiences and to enable a greater focus on design.
This session will explore some of the key new additions to Flex such as the new graphics elements, enhanced skinning, the new states architecture and more.
It will also provide a peek at "Thermo", which is the codename for a new tool from Adobe to enable visual and interactive designers to transform static artwork into interactive experiences and applications and to work seamlessly with developers using Flex 4.