Flex 3.0 and AIR 1.0 have been officially launched (see a ton of related links down below), so please join the Philadelphia Flash Platform Adobe User Group , the Philadelphia Flex User Group , and the Philadelphia ColdFusion User Group  for a joint “can’t miss” meeting Monday, February 25th, 7PM at Independents Hall  to celebrate the launch of Adobe Flex 3.0 and AIR 1.0!
Adobe’s RIA technologies enable you to rapidly build and deploy the most engaging applications across browsers and on the desktop. The local Philadelphia Adobe User Groups are hosting a special joint, live event to share exciting new information on Adobe’s platform tools and technologies for building RIAs. You’ll see an exclusive user group video presentation by Adobe Chief Software Architect, Kevin Lynch, hear some important product news, plus get your hands on some exclusive shwag and other giveaways.
Be part of the fun and excitement and join the rest of the Adobe developer community by participating in this very special event.
Food, beverages and cool prizes will be available for all attendees. We have got some great goodies for this event, and some awesome raffle prizes.
Super special thanks to Alex Hillman  of Independents Hall  for hooking us up with the meeting space at the last minute! Shout-outs to Alex’s partners at Indy Hall: Bart Mroz  and Geoff DiMasi  for their support and general coolness all around. 😉
DATE: Monday, February 25
TIME: 7PM – whenever
LOCATION: Independents Hall 
DIRECTIONS: 32 Strawberry Street, Philadelphia, PA 
Park on the street if you’re lucky, otherwise there are several garages in the immediate area  that you can easily use.
Make sure you arrive early for the Red Bull!
Here are some related links for the Flex 3.0 and AIR 1.0 releases:
Official Adobe Press Release: http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/pressroom/pressreleases/200802/022508AdobeAIR.html 
ADOBE AIR 1.0 LINKS
Get AIR 1.0: http://www.adobe.com/go/air 
AIR 1.0 Runtime Install Page: http://get.adobe.com/air/ 
AIR Tools – Free SDK, EXtensions, etc. : http://www.adobe.com/products/air/tools/ 
AIR product page: http://www.adobe.com/products/air/ 
AIR – Getting Started: http://www.adobe.com/products/air/getstarted/ 
AIR for Flash Developers: http://www.adobe.com/products/air/develop/flash/ 
AIR for Flex Developers: http://www.adobe.com/products/air/develop/flex/ 
AIR for AJAX developers: http://www.adobe.com/products/air/develop/ajax/ 
AIR FAQ: http://www.adobe.com/products/air/faq/ 
AIR Marketplace: http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/exchange/index.cfm?event=productHome&exc=24&loc=en_us 
AIR Developer Center: http://www.adobe.com/devnet/air/ 
30 On AIR – great videos about “Why AIR/Flex/Flash”: http://www.30onair.com/ 
Aptana – Third Party IDE for AIR, JS, etc: http://www.aptana.com/air 
ADOBE FLEX 3.0 LINKS
Get Flex 3.0: http://www.adobe.com/go/flex 
FREE Flex 3.0 SDK: http://www.adobe.com/products/flex/downloads/?sdid=ZFCT 
Flex Builder Free for Students! More info here: http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/pressroom/pressreleases/200710/102407adobeflexedu.html 
Download Flex Builder 3 Professional 60 Day Trial: http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/entitlement/index.cfm?e=flex3email 
Mike Potters post about the launch: http://weblogs.macromedia.com/flexteam/archives/2008/02/its_on_-_flex_3.cfm 
A brand new site from Adobe focused on Open Source: http://opensource.adobe.com/ 
Flex.org Community Site – All things Flex: http://flex.org/ 
RIA – Rich Internet Applications: ttp://www.adobe.com/resources/business/rich_internet_apps/?promoid=BTMAX#