AIR 3 Beta got released on Adobe Labs last week, providing a great opportunity to try out some of the exciting new enhancements that have been made by the team. Christian’s post provides the quick steps to get started with the AIR 3 Beta SDK.
In the “Additional compiler arguments” box, you need to add “-swf-version=13” to make use of the new APIs introduced in AIR 3. So one question you might have is that if you are already specifying the namespace in your AIR application descriptor as 3.0, then what is the need of specifying more versioning information? Let me share with you some background about versioning in Flash Runtime.
Starting with AIR 2.6 release (and Flash Player 10.2), we changed our SWF versioning approach. Earlier we used to increase the SWF version only with major release of Flash Player. For eg. Continue reading…