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Adobe Air for Dummies (For Dummies)
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Want to create rich Internet applications and RIA desktop apps that run seamlessly online and offline? Adobe AIR —Adobe Integrated Runtime — makes it possible; Adobe AIR For Dummies makes it easy.
AIR allows Web developers to create rich Internet applications using Web technologies. They run on desktops and across multiple operating systems, and they’re more than mere wimpy widgets. Adobe AIR For Dummies gives you the scoop on AIR, working with local file systems and databases, setting up security, and all the stuff you need to know to create cool AIR apps. You’ll learn to:
If you’re excited about the possibilities of building applications that run on the desktop and interface with external Web apps, Adobe AIR For Dummies is just what you need to get started!
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With Adobe AIR, you can create rich Internet applications using Web technologies. They run on desktops and across multiple operating systems, and they're more than mere wimpy widgets. This book gives you the scoop on AIR, working with local file systems and databases, setting up security, and all the stuff you need to know to create cool AIR apps.
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Table of Contents
Part I: Airing It Out with Adobe AIR.
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Adobe AIR.
Chapter 3: The Air Feels Different: Building with Flex Builder and Flash.
Chapter 4: Exploring the Adobe AIR API.
Part II: AIR Application Design.
Chapter 5: Using HTML and CSS as Building Blocks.
Chapter 6: Anyone Listening? Working with Events.
Chapter 7: Windows: Creating Native Application Shells.
Chapter 8: Working with Menus and Tray and Dock Icons.
Part III: Programming the Adobe AIR API.
Chapter 9: Don’t Be a Drag: Interacting with the Clipboard and Drag-and-Drop.
Chapter 10: A New Developer Freedom: Working with the Local File Syste.
Chapter 11: From AIRhead to Datahead: Working with Databases.
Chapter 12: Surfi ng the AIRwaves: Net Connectivity.
Chapter 13: Working with Audio.
Chapter 14: Quick and Easy: Instant Downloading and Auto-Updating.
Part IV: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 15: Ten Tips for Successful AIR Debugging.
Chapter 16: Ten Killer RIAs to Explore.
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