Joseph Labrecque is primarily employed by the University of Denver as Senior Interactive Software Engineer specializing in the Adobe Flash Platform, where he produces innovative academic toolsets for both traditional desktop environments and emerging mobile spaces. Alongside this principal role, he often serves as adjunct faculty, communicating upon a variety of Flash Platform solutions and general web design and development subjects. In addition to his accomplishments in higher education, Joseph is the Proprietor of Fractured Vision Media, LLC a digital media production company, technical consultancy, and distribution vehicle for his creative works. He is founder and sole abiding member of the dark ambient recording project "An Early Morning Letter, Displaced" whose releases have received international award nominations and underground acclaim. Joseph has contributed to a number of respected community publications as an article writer and video tutorialist and is author of the Flash Development for Android Cookbook, Packt Publishing (2011), What's New in Adobe AIR 3, O'Reilly Media (2011), What's New in Flash Player 11, O'Reilly Media (2011), Adobe Edge Quickstart Guide, Packt Publishing (2012), Learning Adobe Edge, Packt Publishing (2012), and serves as author on a number of video training publications through Video2Brain, Adobe Press, and Peachpit Press. He regularly speaks at user group meetings and industry conferences such as Adobe MAX, FITC, D2W, 360|Flex, and a variety of other educational and technical conferences. In 2010, he received an Adobe Impact award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the education community. He has served as an Adobe Education Leader since 2008 and is also an Adobe Community Professional. Visit him on the web at http://josephlabrecque.com.
Joseph blogs at:
December 09 2013The big news this week is an update to Flash Professional CC and a couple neat extensions which go along with it! Flash Professional CC (13.1) Released On the tooling side of things, Flash Professional CC (13.1) was finally released!…Read more ›Related Posts:Flash Professional CC (13.1)… read more
December 05 2013The Wormwood Society has released a well-worded statement on the situation involving the Swiss IGP for exclusive use of the word “Absinthe”. The full text is represented below – but you are also encouraged to view the original at The…Read more ›Related Posts:Where to buy Absinthe… read more
December 03 2013The focus of this release of Flash Professional CC is the new native HTML5 Canvas workflow, which features a contextual user interface along with relative publishing options. HTML5 Canvas is a new document type added to Flash Professional CC that…Read more ›Related Posts:Flash Professional CC –… read more
December 02 2013Updates to Flash Player 12 and AIR 4 betas Adobe has updated the beta runtimes to include some really cool new features on top of the ones which have already been announced. These include an improved packager for iOS, ANE…Read more ›Related Posts:Flash Platform Rundown –… read more
November 23 2013Before getting into the topic at hand, just a quick mention that I’ll probably be posting more and more in regard to this recent passion of mine (absinthe). I’ve been exploring the world of absinthe for over two years now…Read more ›Related Posts:Some notes on the… read more
November 18 2013A box of these just showed up at my doorstep. Looks like they are now available for sale online as well! This critically acclaimed interactive training program from Adobe Press offers exceptional quality high-definition video to teach the fundamentals of…Read more ›Related Posts:Adobe Flash Professional CC:… read more
November 18 2013A ton of things happened in the Flash Platform world over the past week. There is a lot to take in – so let’s get started! Flash Player 12 and AIR 4 betas This week saw the initial beta releases…Read more ›Related Posts:Building a Mobile App… read more
November 16 2013Very pleased to see my new course with Lynda.com, “Building a Mobile App with Feathers and Starling“, published to the online training library. There are a number of free sample videos from the course that anyone can access – and…Read more ›Related Posts:360|Stack 2013 – Session… read more
November 11 2013As the end of the year approaches, I imagine news will thin out a bit as people go about celebrating holidays and wrapping up the current year. This may go bi-weekly during this time depending upon how much news there…Read more ›Related Posts:The Away FoundationFlash Platform… read more
November 07 2013I came across this new tool from Intel this morning: Intel XDK. I remember looking at this a while back in it’s previous incarnation but it wasn’t as appealing at the time. It didn’t offer much over other IDEs and…Read more ›Related Posts:About BracketsPhoneGap Starter (for… read more
November 04 2013Apache Flex 4.11 Released! The Apache Flex 4.11.0 release contains many improvements that professional software development teams will appreciate. This advances the framework forward. It is truly one of the best cross-platform programming languages used to write applications that are…Read more ›Related Posts:Flash Frameworks RundownApache Flex… read more
October 28 2013Feathers 1.2 BETA This beta release includes a few new components, including Alert, Drawers, and LayoutGroup as well as many new minor features and a number of bug fixes. Read up on the details over at the Feathers discussion forum. 360|Flex…Read more ›Related Posts:Questioning the Viability of… read more
October 21 2013This is an experiment – we’ll see how it goes… but I plan on doing a weekly or semi-weekly rundown of happenings in the Flash Platform community on this blog in the spirit of what Brian Rinaldi used to do…Read more ›Related Posts:Flash Platform Rundown –… read more
October 07 2013This past Friday, I joined up with James Williamson, Ray Villalobos, and Morten Rand-Hendriksen for some conversations around Google Web Designer, Adobe security woes, Flash, WebGL, Shumway, and ABSINTHE!!! Streamed live on Oct 4, 2013 Joseph Labrecque joins the team…Read more ›Related Posts:Absinthe Dilution FaerieAbsinthe Dilution… read more
September 04 2013This post is just going to be a quick rundown on a neat trick I cobbled together today. I build out a lot of services and such at the university which include embed-able widgets and players and such. Traditionally, we’ve…Read more ›Related Posts:Fun with HTML VideoAndroid… read more
© 2013, O’Reilly Media, Inc.
(707) 827-7019 (800) 889-8969
All trademarks and registered trademarks appearing on oreilly.com are the property of their respective owners.