Adobe Max is coming on May 4-8th in Los Angeles and I will be giving 2 sessions: Adobe Max 2013 - Los Angeles

Adobe Scout: Profiling Taken to the Next Level - Monday 3:30 PM - 515B (link -

Description: Discover how you can perform advanced profiling of your Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR content across mobile and desktop. Profiling in Flash Player has been revolutionized, and Gavin Peacock and Thibault Imbert from the Adobe Scout team are your guides to the latest innovations. Join us for a deep dive into next-generation profiling.

This session will include:

  • Introduction to Adobe Scout and its potential uses
  • Technical demonstration on how to use the tool to profile both desktop and mobile content
  • Best practices and tips

We will also unveil some of the new features coming in Scout in the future. You cannot miss this session if you care about performance analysis!

HTML5 for ActionScript 3.0 developers - Monday 5:00 PM - 510 (link -

Description: Have you been developing content with ActionScript 3.0 for years and want to take a look at JavaScript? Join Thibault Imbert for a deep dive into JavaScript and HTML5 and discover how they are different from ActionScript 3.0. This session will review the major capabilities available in Adobe Flash Player and AIR and demonstrate the equivalents using web standards.

I will cover:

  • Differences and similarities between JavaScript and ActionScript 3.0
  • An overview of browser APIs and capabilities to power expressive content
  • Profiling and performance optimizations

I will be sharing in this talk how to transition to HTML/JS from an interactive developer standpoint moving from AS3/C#/C++. I started working on a free ebook about this topic called "JavaScript for interactive developers", this session will be a sneak peek of  it.

I hope to see you there!