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Using new Simulator Support feature for iOS

With Adobe AIR 3.3, support for native iOS simulator would be available for application development.

Prior to this feature, the only way to test AIR  applications on iOS was to have an actual device along with a developer certificate from Apple. With simulator support now available however, there is no need to obtain a developer certificate (which is a time consuming process) or to create a provisioning profile before starting to develop an AIR application. A p12 certificate, which can be created by the developer himself would be sufficient.

Native simulator for iOS is very helpful in testing and debugging AIR applications. Because support for this enhancement is currently not available in Flash tooling,  one could use the following adt commands below to use this feature .

Simulator for iOS is based on x86 architecture and therefore two new targets have been added in ADT to support the same. Continue reading…