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Adobe AIR 1.5 cookbook / David Tucker ... [et al.].

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
1st ed. - Beijing ; Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, c2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxiv, 418 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note:
Includes index. "Solutions and examples for rich Internet application developers"--Cover.
Contents:
  • AIR basics
  • Application settings
  • Application windows
  • Screens
  • HTML content
  • PDF support
  • Clipboard support
  • Drag and drop support
  • File system integration
  • Embedded SQL database programming
  • Encrypted local store
  • Application and window native menus
  • Taskbar and dock integration
  • File types
  • Service monitor framework
  • Application updates
  • AIR application distribution with the broswer API.
Publisher's Summary:
The hands-on recipes in this cookbook help you solve a variety of tasks and scenarios often encountered when using Adobe AIR to build Rich Internet Applications for the desktop. Thoroughly vetted by Adobe's AIR development team, "Adobe AIR Cookbook" addresses fundamentals, best practices, and topics that experienced web developers and application designers have inquired about most. This collection also includes solutions for using this runtime environment to build truly innovative applications. Ideal for working developers who want to learn the nuances of Adobe AIR through experimentation and troubleshooting, the recipes in this book include discussions of why and how the solutions work.You'll find recipes to help you: build an AIR application with Flex, Flash, or HTML and Ajax; create a database and connect it to your application; put together native menus for PCs and Macs; work with the Service Monitor Framework; utilize the Adobe AIR Update Framework; create branded desktop experiences with custom chrome and custom application icons; develop mash-up applications by consuming Flickr, YouTube, Twittr, and EBay web services; and, distribute your AIR application with the AIR browser API and much more. "Adobe AIR Cookbook" not only includes dozens of recipes from rising stars in the AIR development community - David Tucker, Rich Tretola, Marco Casario, and Koen De Weggheleire - it also features the best solutions posted by visitors to the Adobe AIR Cookbook community website hosted by Adobe and O'Reilly. If you're ready to expand your skill set with Adobe AIR, this is the book you've been waiting for.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Tucker, David.
Series:
Adobe developer library
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780596522506
0596522509

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