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AdvancED AIR Applications

By Marco Casario , Peter Elst , Koen De Weggheleire , Weyert De Boer

  • eBook Price: $34.99
  • Print Book Price: $49.99

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Takes you step-by-step through what's possible with AIR, not only teaching you advanced techniques, but also providing case studies to show them in action.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-0985-0
  • 400 Pages
  • User Level: Advanced
  • Publication Date: July 31, 2011

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Full Description

The Adobe Integrated Runtime, or AIR as it is more commonly known, has taken RIA development by storm. The ability to create OS-neutral desktop applications from the familiar Flex environment has opened the door to new and exciting applications that combine the ease of data access and update-ability of the internet with the security and stick-ability of the desktop.

AdvancED AIR Applications takes you step-by-step through what's possible with AIR, not only teaching you the advanced techniques, but also providing case studies to show them in action.
  • Teaches AdvancED AIR techniques, such as multi-user and multi-window applications.
  • Step-by-step case studies show you the technology in the real world.
  • Reveals how to make AIR applications secure.

What you’ll learn

  • Use the File API for advanced file system manipulation.
  • Learn how to drag and drop files from your desktop and upload them to a website.
  • Work with the Operating System to allow things such as Clipboard access and manipulation.
  • Use the Windowing API to create multi-window applications.
  • Utilize binary sockets to create an email application.
  • Create multi-user applications, such as instant messaging clients.

Who this book is for

AIR developers who have learned the basics and want to take their skills a step further. This book will take the skeleton of technologies that you've learned so far, and show you how to apply them to real-world projects.

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