June 23, 2006 09:17 ET

SYS-CON Announces "Real-World Flex" One-Day Seminar to Take Place August 14, 2006, in New York City

Adobe Becomes the Platinum Sponsor of This Unique Educational Event Where Attendees Will Learn From the Top Flex Gurus in the World

MONTVALE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 23, 2006 -- SYS-CON Events, Inc. ( announced today that the first event in the "Real-World Flex" ( One-Day Seminar series will take place on August 14, 2006, at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. Adobe Systems Inc. is the platinum sponsor of this event, with additional sponsorship opportunities available.

From the same company that brought you the most pervasive software in the history of the Internet, Adobe's Macromedia® Flash®, comes another revolutionary solution to create even more powerful and intuitive user experiences. Adobe's® Flex® 2 is a complete, powerful application development solution for creating and delivering cross-platform rich internet applications (RIAs), within the enterprise and across the Web.

Not until now has there been a way for enterprise programmers and architects to work with existing tools of choice, familiar programming models and integration with existing systems and infrastructure. Client-side processing, direct manipulation and data visualization are all key factors in the Adobe Flex solution.

The "Real-World Flex" One-Day Seminar will delve deep into the central workings of Adobe Flex so that the seminar delegates can integrate this timely new technology into their applications. Delegates will learn from both the experts who created Adobe Flex, as well as leading developers who are using it to the massive benefit of their employers, their customers and the Web.

The seminar theme is "Next Generation Application Development with Flex." The program promises to deliver a uniquely powerful program which appeals to anyone who needs to be right on the leading edge of rich internet application development.

The list of topics at the "Real-World Flex" One-Day Seminar includes:

--  The Flex Approach to RIA Development
--  Bridging Flex and AJAX
--  Integrating the SPRY Framework
--  Using Flex Builder™ 2
--  Flex for Java Developers
--  ActionScript 3.0 Tips and Tricks
--  How to Use ColdFusion® with Flex
--  Leveraging Flash
--  Preparing for the Adobe "Apollo" Runtime
--  MXML Master Class
Early-bird registrations are also available at for $395 during the introductory registration period. The regular registration price is $495. Registration includes breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks; a "12-Hour DVD" of the seminar; Real-World Flex collectible T-shirt; "Real-World Flex" laptop carrying case; and future access to the complete "on-demand video presentation" of this seminar.

Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities

"The Real-World Flex" Seminar will be sponsored by leading rich internet application technology vendors. Information on sponsorship and exhibit opportunities can be obtained by e-mail at events(at) or by phone at 201 802-3022.

About SYS-CON Media

SYS-CON Media, listed in Inc 500 three years in a row as the fastest-growing, privately held publishing company in America, is the world's leading publisher exclusively serving i-technology markets.

SYS-CON's well-known and highly respected magazines' Web portals include: AJAXWorld Magazine (; Java Developer's Journal (; .NET Developer's Journal (; Enterprise Open Source Magazine (; (; SOA Web Services Journal (; Wireless Business & Technology (; XML-Journal (; WebLogic Developer's Journal (; WebSphere Journal (; Web Developer's & Designer's Journal (; ColdFusion Developer's Journal (; PowerBuilder Developer's Journal (; IT Solutions Guide (; Information Storage & Security Journal (, Eclipse Developer's Journal (; Symbian Developer's Journal (; Web Hosting Journal (; and Web 2.0 Journal (

Each month SYS-CON Media reaches over two million i-technology professionals through its specialty journals, magazines, conferences, education programs (, SYS-CON.TV (www.SYS-CON.TV), the world's first branded blog community (, live and on-demand Webcasts (, and the SYS-CON interactive portal with more than 100 Websites at

About SYS-CON Events, Inc.

SYS-CON Events, Inc. ( is the world's leading producer of i-technology conferences, seminars and expos, including SOA Web Services Edge - International SOA Web Services Conference, Enterprise Open Source Conference, "Real-World AJAX" Seminar Series (, "Real-World Flex" Seminar Series (, iTVcon - Internet TV Conference & Expo 2006 ( and International AJAXWorld Conference & Expo (

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Jeremy Geelan (conference program)
    SYS-CON Events, Inc.
    Email Contact
    201 802-3051

    Robyn Forma (sponsorship and exhibit opportunities)
    SYS-CON Events, Inc.
    Email Contact
    201 802-3022