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I have been invited to speak at CF United Express in NYC on 4/20/09

Thanks to Liz Frederick and the CF United team for their invitation!

I will be presenting on "Charting with ColdFusion and Flex" and will go through step by step on how to build charts using Flex's charting package.  In addition, we will go over how to build a reusable chart project where you can use the Flex/Ajax bridge to push chart data into your Flex app using Javascript/JSON/etc.

Should be a good time, come on out!  The details are online here: <a href="http://express.cfunited.com/go/newyork/2009/">http://express.cfunited.com/go/newyork/2009/</a>

Don't forget that I will also be speaking at CFUnited August 12-15 2009 in Leesburg, VA about integrating Flex with Google App Engine (GAE).  Details are at <a href="http://www.cfunited.com">www.cfunited.com</a>.

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Adobe Air: #2032 (and similar) error when trying to install an .AIR file

If you are building Adobe AIR applications and run into this vague error when using an <a href="http://www.adobe.com/devnet/air/articles/badge_for_air.html">install badge</a> or <a href="http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/html/distributing_apps_3.html">air.swf from within flex</a>, it may be your web server that is the issue.<more/>Microsoft IIS, by default, will not serve files that it doesn't explicitly have mime-types registered for.  This means that if you create some new file type, say ".stupid" files for example, IIS will refuse to serve your .stupid files until you specifically register that file extension type and give it a mime type.

The way you can test if this is your issue is by simply putting in a web browser the full URL to your .air file. Don't trust that you just "typed it right" -- actually put it in your browser and try it.  If you get a permission denied, or a 404 not found error -- then you…