1659 readersYesterday I realized that Adobe Air 2.0 is out of beta, and became Release Candidate, so I decided it’s time to mess up my workstation with it, and try one of the most interesting features, the flash.desktop.NativeProcess. After some rumination - and a quick and successful run with a desktop screen grabbing - I had
5026 readersHave you read what Unity guys just said about their flash add-on? Check it out: We’re thrilled to offer the 260,000 active developers making great games and applications with Unity the opportunity to take advantage of the unprecedented reach of Adobe Flash Player across all major desktop browsers on more than a billion PCs… Unity
15457 readersLook, nobody likes to be told that they have an ugly baby.If you are new to an existing corporate project, you are fairly likely to find a code base that could use some improvement.If you happen to be fortunate enough to have the project manager tell you that they have amassed significant technical debt and
6051 readersI recently uploaded a two-part tutorial that explains how to use the new NativeProcess API in Adobe AIR 2.0. With this API you can communicate with native code to get deeper access to the host operating system. In the first part, I create a command-line screenshot application using Visual Studio and C#. In part two,
2846 readersToday I’m releasing to the world my new open source project called as3term, simple terminal-like application that lets you compile and execute ActionScript code. Very handy when you want to check some AS3 constructs without the need of launching your IDE and creating new project. It was built with Flex/AIR 2.0 and it uses NativeProcess API
1480 readersAre you working on AIR for your next project? If yes, you may need to look at this new tools for creating AIR application. It let you create AIR project which easy deal with some common challenge. Today we launched Adobe AIR Launchpad, a desktop tool that helps Adobe Flex developers get started building desktop applications
112842 readersSince Flex 4.5, you have had the ability to develop and export your projects as Android, iOS and PlayBook mobile applications that behave as native ones. You can also export your Flex mobile project as AIR desktop apps. Just open Flash builder, open your project and choose Project > Export release build. You can then export
2549 readersAs you know the site is closing on January 31st, so I just wanted to take this last opportunity to say thank you to O'Reilly for giving me the opportunity to work on such a great project. I would also like to thank Adobe for their support, the authors for their dedication, and all in
1909 readers I've been fortunate to have the opportunity to present on mobile development using Flex "Hero" and Flash Builder "Burrito" to both an internal audience here at Adobe and to the Boston Flash Platform User Group. There's a lot of ground to cover and in both cases I had to breeze through sections due to
1842 readersWith the official release of Adobe AIR and Flash Player 10.1 my article about screenrecording with AIR 2.0 was also released yesterday. Check it out here. It shows you how to use the new NativeProcess class with VLC and Ffmpeg to create a simple screenrecording tool.
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