AdvancED Flash on Devices

Mobile Development with Flash Lite and Flash 10

Authors: Janousek, Scott, Elrom, Elad, Joos, Thomas

  • Covers all aspects of Flash Mobile, including most recent versions of Adobe’s Flash Lite platform
  • Shows how to deploy across all the most popular mobile platforms
  • Offers a practical approach for experienced developers new to mobile as well as mobile developers new to Flash
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AdvancED Flash on Devices begins with a discussion of the mobile development landscape—the different players, tools, hardware, platforms, and operating systems. The second part of the book covers Flash Lite and how to take advantage newer features supported in Flash Lite 3.x. Then, the book covers AIR applications for multiple screens and includes topics such as:

  • How to utilize new features of AIR 1.5 and Flash 10 as well as pitfalls to be aware of when building an AIR application for mobile
  • How to include platform and context awareness for better adaptation
  • How to adopt an application on multiple devices using dynamic graphical GUI
  • Creating two full working real life touch screen mobile application

The last part of the book covers creating Flex applications running Flash 9 and 10 in mobile device browsers and includes topics such as:

  • How to adopt Flex for multiple mobile device browsers
  • How to create various video players for Flash Lite and Flash 10 and optimize your content.
  • How to take advantage of Flash Media Server

Experienced Flash and ActionScript programmers who want to extend their skills to mobile platforms should find this book a great help in developing in this exciting and expanding marketplace.

About the authors

Scott Janousek is a Flash and Flash Mobile developer currently working in the Boston area of the United States. In addition to his experience with mobile development, Scott has an accumulated ten years of diverse software engineering and Web consulting background, and several of those years were dedicated to the creation of interactive multimedia, including CD-ROMs, DVDs, webcasts, kiosks, RIAs, and web sites. Today, Scott is an Adobe Certified Flash Designer and Developer, as well as a recognized Flash Lite Subject Matter Expert. In addition, he is also an Adobe Certified Instructor for Flash Lite and Adobe Certified Developer for Mobile Application Development. He holds a bachelors degree in computer science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. An active and contributing member of the Boston Adobe Mobile and Devices User Group (AMaDUG), Boston Flash Platform User Group (BFPUG), and Mobile Monday Boston (MoMoBoston), Scott is passionate about the Flash platform across mobile devices as well as for the desktop. When he has a chance, he speaks at new media institutes, user groups, and conferences about Flash and Flash Mobile, including most recently the Design & Technology Festival (FITC) 2006, Adobe MAX 2006, and Adobe MAX Asia Pacific 2006. He has also written a number of technical articles on Flash Mobile technologies, such as Flash Lite, including some of which can be found on the Adobe Developer Center web site. Check out his blog at www.scottjanousek.com/blog for more information about his latest Flash and Mobile endeavors, as well as his occasional post about the latest and greatest portable consumer electronic devices.

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eBook $39.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-1905-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-1904-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
AdvancED Flash on Devices
Book Subtitle
Mobile Development with Flash Lite and Flash 10
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Scott Janousek and Elad Elrom and Thomas Joos
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-1905-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-1905-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-1904-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIX, 744
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