It seems like this is a big year at Adobe MAX. There are a lot of new and exciting packages, tools, and frameworks being announced. Here’s the quick list:

Bolt, Adobe’s new Eclipse based development tool for ColdFusion developers
http://labs.adobe.com/wiki/index.php/Bolt

Durango, a framework that allows developers to build customizable Adobe AIR applications
http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/durango/

Flash Catalyst, formerly codenamed Thermo, is a new professional interaction design tool for rapidly creating application interfaces and interactive content without coding
http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashcatalyst/

Adobe Wave, an Adobe AIR application and Adobe hosted service that work together to enable desktop notifications (like Growl)
http://labs.adobe.com/wiki/index.php/Adobe_Wave

PatchPanel, a Flex library and set of services that make it possible for SWF files to work as Adobe Creative Suite CS3 and CS4 plug-ins
http://labs.adobe.com/wiki/index.php/PatchPanel

Configurator, a utility that enables the easy creation of panels (palettes) for use in Adobe Photoshop CS4
http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/configurator/

More on Centuar (CF 9)
http://labs.adobe.com/wiki/index.php/Centaur

Alchemy, that allows users to compile C and C++ code into ActionScript libraries (AVM2)
http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/alchemy/

Genesis is the code-name for a new product initiative at Adobe with the objective of joining business applications, documents and the web on every knowledge workers desktop with integrated collaboration capabilities
http://labs.adobe.com/wiki/index.php/Genesis

Codename “Cocomo” is a Platform as a Service that allows Flex developers to easily add real-time social capabilities into their RIA
http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/cocomo/

Stratus is a hosted rendezvous service that aids establishing communications between Flash Player endpoints. Unlike Flash Media Server, Stratus does not support media relay, shared objects, scripting, etc
http://labs.adobe.com/wiki/index.php/Stratus

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