Application Development: Adobe Connect 8: Five Facts Developers Need to Know

By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2010-11-01 Print this article Print
Adobe Connect 8: Five Facts Developers Need to Know

Adobe Connect 8: Five Facts Developers Need to Know

by Darryl K. Taft
Adobe Connect 8, announced Nov. 1, is a significant update to the company's Web conferencing solution for powering Web meetings, online training and Webinars. Based on the Adobe Flash Player software, the latest version provides enterprises and governments worldwide with broad capabilities for delivering rich experiences across multiple devices, while maintaining easy, reliable meeting entry. Adobe Connect is an enterprise Web conferencing solution for online meetings, e-learning and Webinars used by corporations and government agencies. And it's based on Adobe Flash technology, so you can deliver rich interactions that participants can join easily. Powerful new capabilities in Adobe Connect 8 include a simpler and more intuitive user interface for improved usability, enhanced audio/video features for richer participant experiences, a new optional desktop client for improved access, an enhanced SDK (software development kit) for even greater solution extensibility and tighter session management for increased security. With these new features, Adobe Connect 8 makes your Web meetings, online training and Webinars more efficient, more effective and more engaging than ever. This slide show gives five reasons to like Adobe Connect 8.
Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.

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