May 14, 2009 · 6:30 PM
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Join us for our first event as Andrew Simmons, of Aerodynamic Creative, discusses how to use the Gaia framework to dramatically reduce the time needed to develop flash websites.
Check-in and networking 6:30pm
Presentation on Gaia 7:00pm
A lil’ about Gaia
Gaia is an open-source front-end Flash Framework that allows fully functional Flash sites to be created in less than one hour! Yes this is true.
- A simple API for navigation, transitions, preloading, and asset management makes development a snap!
- Deep Linking achieved through seamless integration with SWFAddress
- SEO Scaffolding makes Search Engine Optimization as easy as pressing a button
- Easy enough for novices
- Powerful enough for experts
A lil’ about our guest speaker
Andrew Simmons has over eight years of experience in web development including five in a senior/management role. He has developed over 30 interactive, video-rich, games and applications using Box2d, an open-source Flash physics engine, Papervision, a Flash 3d rendering framework and Gaia. Previously, at The Buddy Group, Andrew held the position of Director of Labs Technology and Director of Branded Entertainment. He has recently formed his own interactive creative agency, Aerodynamic Creative, focusing on efficient and scalable Flash development.