Monday, 31 January 2011

LS2011 Session Journal for Android ... version 1.4.0 released

The Session Journal app now has a "Like" feature, which allows to mark sessions of interest.

Thursday, 27 January 2011

LS2011 Session Journal for Android ... version 1.3.0 released

We made a number of UI improvements in changing fonts, font sizes and colors. We added a few icons and re-organised the Session Details screen. 

The next release will include a "Remember" feature allowing the user to tick mark sessions of interest.

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

LS2011 Session Journal for Android ... version 1.1.0 released

We just released version 1.1.0 of the LS2011 Session Journal for Android.

For improved performance we added a local data storage. On first launch the session data will be loaded from using the soapgateQ! web service API for Domino. The data is then stored in a local SQL light database. Sub-sequent launches will then load the local data. Using @ button in the session list view will reload the data from The SQL database can be located on the phones SDCARD in the data\ls2011 directory.

We also did some with minor UI improvements.

Get the latest version from here...

LS2011 Session Journal for Android ... some more info

We thought it is worth mentioning that the LS2011 Session Journal Android application we just published is developed with the preview version (pre beta!) of Adobe Flash Builder Burrito and the Flex Hero SDK. With this new builder and SDK Adobe is introducing mobile device specific features to Flash/Air, such as touch and gesture control.

Adobe says..."The preview release is intended to provide you with an early opportunity to evaluate in-development features and to allow us to obtain your feedback. Preview releases do not undergo the same level of testing as the final release, are not feature complete and may contain a higher number of bugs. Because this is an early release, you should only use Flash Builder 'Burrito' for testing and exploratory purposes."

Adobe has not yet announced a formal release date for Flash Builder Burrito.

Considering the above, this little Android app shows already what we can expect in the near future.

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Lotusphere 2011 Session Journal for Android

We are proud to announce our first mobile application.

This application is based on the Adobe Air 2.5 Framework for mobile devices. It uses the soapgate Q! web service API for Domino to interact with the annual distributed Lotusphere Journal database. The LS Journal database - created by the folks at - is hosted on Soon we will offer a special edition for tablet size devices like the Blackberry Playbook.

We integrated in this first release a full text search to filter the data. When you select a session you will get all details together with a floor plan and the parallel sessions. To enlarge the information click on image, description, or parallel session. Use the back function ("<" top right corner of the screen) to get back into your search list. To clear the search enter a blank. To return from the session list to the applications splash screen use the back key of your phone.

This application is a simple resource to make your Lotusphere visit more successful. On the other side it shows the usage of our generic web services approach and the new Flex Hero version of Adobe Air toolkit with live data.

Enjoy :-)    Feedback is welcome.

Download from (link to Android Marketplace is coming soon).
The mobile application is optimised for Android devices with a screen resolution of 800 x 480, such as HTC Desire and HTC Desire HD.

This application runs on Android 2.2 (Froyo) with latest Air/Flash installed only.

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Sunday, 16 January 2011

Back to Flash...

Google just made my day... 

I stumbled up across this rather short announcement of Google to stop support for H.264 video codec in HTML5 video tags in its browser Chrome in favor of  WebM (VP8) and Theora video codecs. This short notice seemed to have caused a major uproar, so Google posted a slightly more lengthy explanation...