Speaking at "Arrivano i guru" September 26th 2009 Milan

I’m pleased to be speaking at “Arrivano i guru” stage of Milan the next September 26th.
Arrivano i guru is a moving conference iterating the whole italian peninsula. Here’s the complete list of stages
Main topics are Adobe Flash Platform , SEO, and graphics. Great speakers are involved, such as Tiziano Fruet, Luca Mezzalira, and many others.

This is my session’s outline:
Special Effects in Flash CS4
Impariamo ad utilizzare bitmaps, filtri e tweens in Flash CS4 per creare effetti speciali custom.

I filtri in flash
– cosa sono i filtri in flash
– applicare i filtri con AS3

I blendmode in flash
– cosa sono i blendmode in flash
– applicare i blendmode AS3

Sveliamo i bitmap
– cos’รจ un bitmap in Flash
– i bitmap come tela di un pittore
– manipolare i bitmap in AS3

– cos’รจ Tweensy
– animare i propri effetti speciali

Special Effects in Flash CS4
Let’s learn to use bitmaps, filters and tweens within Flash CS4 to create custom special effects.

– what are filters in flash?
– applying filters using AS3

– what blend modes are
– applying blendmodes using AS3

discovering bitmaps
– what are bitmaps for Flash?
– bitmaps as a painter’s canvas
– manipulating bitmaps using AS3

– what’s Tweensy?
– creating and animating our own special effects

See you there ๐Ÿ˜‰


Flash on the Beach '09

Just bought my ticket for Flash on the Beach 09! w00t!
I really can’t wait to reach Brighton and attending such a great conference.
See you there guys ๐Ÿ™‚


Pics on the beach '08

Here’s my first post using Kaltura project ๐Ÿ™‚ (Zohar, are you happy now? :D)
I put in this video some pics taken at FOTB ’08

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You can find all pics here on my flickr account page (227 photos…go and come back with a coffee for a better view :))

Enjoy ๐Ÿ˜‰


My own schedule @ Flash on the Beach '08

Yep, I’m going to be an attendee at Flash on the Beach 08 next week. I bought the ticket, booked a flight and a room at myHotel and right now it’s time to plan my schedule.

I’m really enthusiastic of getting there, I use to read blogs of speakers I never met yet and it will be a pleasure to listen and talk to them “live”, further, I’m meeting again some great people I knew at 360 Flex in Milan such as Neil, Koen, Zohar (yes, I installed kaltura plugin for wordpress :D), Franto, and many others ๐Ÿ™‚ (and even my best friend Luca :D)

Back in topic… here’s my own schedule:

Day 1 – Monday 29th
09:00 – Keynote
10:15 – Carlos Ulloa: The best way to predict the future is to invent it
11:30 – Branden Hall: Brilliant ideas I’ve blatantly stolen
13:30 – Mark Anders: A preview of Flex 4 and “Thermo”
14:45 – Tink: Flex effects: transitions as design elements OR Richard Lord: creating particle effects with Flint
16:00 – Erik Natzke: Beyond the Knowledge: The Art of Play

Day 2 – Tuesday 30th
09:00 – Aral Balkan: Welcome to the cloud
10:15 – Adobe: Town hall meeting
11:30 – Grant Skinner: Things Every Actionscript Developer Should Know
13:30 – Chris Allen: Building Red5 Applications
14:45 – Lee Brimelow: Platform Jiu-Jitsu

Day 3 – Wednesday 1st
09:00 – Rob Bateman: Finding Away3D
10:15 – Seb Lee-Delisle: Papervision3D simplified
11:30 – Doug McCune: Decompiling Flex and Flash
13:30 – Koen de Weggheleire: Play With Pixels, bitmap manipulation with AS3
14:45 – Mario Klingemann: Here be Pixels

mmm…I really think I’m going to have a great time there in UK (hey, it’s my first time in UK…it MUST be great! :D)

stay tuned for comments and follow ups ๐Ÿ˜‰