2756 readersNow Adobe AIR allows you publish ActionScript 3 projects to run as native applications for the Android OS. The Android application store, Android Market will deliver these AIR apps to Android devices. Developers can write new code or reuse existing web content to build AIR applications for the Android OS. It will get easier for
3475 readersI've been very interested in development for mobile platforms ever since I attended the Flex User Group meeting in Singapore, where Rahul Garg talked about Developing AIR applications on Android. However, I realised that performance of non-native applications on mobile devices, specifically Flash and AIR aren't ideal. While I would really have liked to just
13111 readersWith the recent release of Adobe AIR for Android and upcoming preparations for our Adobe MAX conference, there is significant amount of AIR-related news to monitor including new tutorials, featured applications and development libraries. Although our team is active on Twitter and Facebook, we plan on posting news roundups on the Adobe AIR team blog
1585 readersAdobe® AIR® will let you publish ActionScript 3 projects to run as native applications (.apk) for the Android OS. These AIR applications can be delivered to Android devices through Android application stores such as the Android Market. Developers can write...
10391 readersAt Mobile World Congress 2010 Adobe announced Adobe AIR would support mobile devices by the end of this year. Adobe AIR, a key component of the Adobe Flash® Platform, enables developers to use a single development platform and reuse existing code to quickly build applications that run outside the browser, across multiple screens, devices and
7110 readersThanks to Adobe AIR you can easly develop native applications for your Android (OS 2.2) devices using the current Flash Platform tools like Adobe Flash CS5 Professional and Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 (codename Burrito). This also means that you can use 3rd party API, like the Twitter or the GoogleMap API, to build your own
6281 readersI just uploaded a new tutorial that shows how to tap into hardware acceleration when building your AIR applications for Android. This will greatly increase the performance of your applications as a lot of the rendering work can be offloaded to the GPU. You can also download the app I built from the Android market
7035 readersSeveral weeks back, Adobe evangelist Greg Wilson and Flex guru Holly Schinsky demonstrated an early prototype of an application called Adobe AIR Launchpad that they were planning to release publicly. Launchpad, built using Adobe AIR, was designed to significantly reduce the time to development new AIR apps by generating useful code snippets common to many
6429 readersClear DataServices (ClearDS) is a free productivity tool that compliments Adobe AIR Native Extensions(ANE) for Android devices. It allows to embed BlazeDS into the AIR-based Android application. Why ClearDS? ClearDS has been designed for two purposes. Similar to ANE, it allows to code part of your application in Java with full access to Android SDK.
12035 readersDavid Knight, a member of the AIR development team, and Renaun Erickson, a platform evangelist at Adobe, co-presented an excellent talk at MAX 2010 titled Developing Well-Behaved Mobile Applications for Adobe AIR. The session covered a number of key topics that are valuable for developers building mobile applications using Adobe AIR including how to: measure
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