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Part: III Building the Booking Facility > Flash Communication Server MX: Moving...

Chapter 12. Flash Communication Server MX: Moving Dynamic Data Through Director MX and Flash MX 2004

The rise of Battle.net for online multiuser gaming, the increased popularity of Instant Messaging, wireless access, and even web-enabled devices such as cell phones, Palm Pilots, and devices utilizing Windows CE show we are increasingly using our computing devices for more than storing recipes or as work stations. The computer is evolving into a communications device.

This past year, for example, one of the authors was sitting in an airport and working on his email when it occurred to him that what he was doing used to be a novelty. Now it is commonplace, and being in a non-wireless location was more a minor annoyance than the norm. On another occasion, the author was walking across the street with a visitor from Britain who opened up his cell phone and started pushing buttons. When he asked what the visitor was doing, the reply was, “I just took a photo with my cell phone and now I am emailing it to my wife.”


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