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PhoneGap for Flex/AIR Mobile Developers

May 14, 2012By 51 Comments

If you’re a Flex/AIR developer or any developer focused on mobile for that matter, I believe it’s worth your while to spend some time reading this first post in a series of posts I will be writing on using PhoneGap (aka Cordova) for building mobile apps. It’s another great technology choice for rapid cross-platform mobile […]

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Flex Mobile Development – Adding Maps with the MapQuest AS3/Flash API!

December 6, 2011By 16 Comments

A topic that has come up often in my conversations with developers lately is how to easily add mapping components to their their Flex and Flash mobile apps. Now I’m super excited to share this latest AS3/Flash API for mobile from MapQuest for everyone to check out! The new version contains touch-friendly maps and controls […]

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Using Flex Mobile Components in a Flex/AIR Desktop Application

October 19, 2011By 49 Comments

There may be a time when you want to use some of the Flex mobile components in a Flex/AIR desktop application, and this might be the case even more now with the recent addition of the new Flex 4.6 tablet components available in pre-release. I’m not necessarily advocating this as best practice but I know […]

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Flex Mobile Development – Encrypting Data

September 22, 2011By 22 Comments

Adobe AIR 3.0 Beta is now publicly available and includes a key feature that many may not yet be aware of, EncryptedLocalStore support. The EncryptedLocalStore is a class that ‘provides a persistent, encrypted data storage mechanism.’ This class was available for use in AIR Desktop applications but restricted on mobile until this latest AIR 3.0 […]

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Adobe AIR Launchpad Beta 3.01 Update

August 10, 2011By 4 Comments

Adobe AIR Launchpad Beta has been updated to version 3.01 today! The following updates/fixes were included: 1) Additional properties were added to the BlackBerry settings and generated in the blackberry-tablet.xml descriptor file including authorId, author, category and splash screen. 2) A bug was fixed where a space in the splash screen image filename would cause […]

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Adobe AIR Launchpad 3.0 Released supporting Android, iOS and Blackberry Devices!

July 13, 2011By 28 Comments

Today a new version of Adobe AIR Launchpad is available with a bunch of new features added to support Flash Builder 4.5.1 to allow you to get a jump start on your mobile application development! The new features include: 1) Select up to three mobile targets including Android, iOS and Blackberry. The specific code and […]

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Exit vs Suspend your iOS Application

June 24, 2011By 27 Comments

When developing for iOS, you should be aware of a setting that will allow you to completely exit your application rather than just suspend to the background (due to the iOS 4.0 multitasking features allowing you to move quickly between your applications). There’s a key that can be specified in your AIR app-descriptor.xml iPhone section […]

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Flex/AIR for iOS Development Process Explained!

June 20, 2011By 166 Comments

So you’ve heard the great news and downloaded Flash Builder 4.5.1 supporting iOS, what now?! The process to become an iOS developer with Apple can be a bit daunting. This post is intended to help make the process easier and more understandable for those looking to develop applications for iPhone, iPad etc. My best advice […]

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Flash Builder 4.5 – Mobile Highlights

April 11, 2011By 28 Comments

Now that Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5 have been announced and will be available to the public soon, I’ve put together a list of some mobile highlights to show off more of what you can expect to do with this release. A bunch of new samples based around these releases are coming soon to […]

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Flash, Flex/AIR Coolness in Tampa!

April 8, 2011By 0 Comments

On Tuesday, April 19th, HD Interactive and Greg Wilson (Enterprise Evangelism Group Manager at Adobe) will host the Tampa Flash Flex and AIR Developer’s Group meeting featuring Lee Brimelow, Game Developer and Evangelist from Adobe. Lee and Greg will be showing off some wicked cool stuff, including 3D Molehill, mobile application development and more of […]

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