One of the many exciting new features in AIR 2 is the ability to create native installers. That gives your AIR 2 application the ability to talk to native code. In this video I’ll show you how to build native installers for Adobe AIR 2 using the command line, and I also explore how my [...]
A few months ago I released an early version of my Package Assistant application. The application made it easier to compile native installers for AIR 2. While it was a lot easier to use compared to using the command line the application wasn’t very user friendly. A few weeks ago I started working on a [...]
With CS5 now available the EMEA Evangelism team have been hard at work prepping for our upcoming tour and the Online Developer Week. The course of events will fall between June 7th – 10th covering everything from design in Photoshop CS5 to development, and even deployment of your applications using the Flash Platform suite of [...]
The states model has changed quite a bit in the Flex 4 framework but it’s a lot easier to use. In this video I show you just how easy it is to add different states and to add different behaviors and change properties based on the current state.
Also available on Adobe TV.
The AIR2 release is just around the corner and one of my favorite new features is the ability to use native scripts. As I’ve already demonstrated earlier, this is extremely powerful and here’s another good example.
From the moment AIR was released, a lot of developers were asking for Growl support to add toast style notifications. [...]
Last Friday I blogged about how HTML5 and Flash could also just work together. A few people have asked if they could get the source files. I just packaged and uploaded the FLA, ActionScript class and HTML files. Download the zip file here.
A few people have also noted that the demo doesn’t work across different [...]
I probably don’t need to tell you that there’s a lot of buzz (and fuzz) about how HTML5 is going to kill Flash. You probably know how I feel about this… I think the web is big enough for both of them… Even better… I think they could potentially complement each other!
Geolocation is a good [...]
Ever wondered how you can create personalized video on the web? Want to create your own ElfYourself.com? This tutorial shows you how it’s done using After Effects CS4 and Flash Professional CS4.
Jonnie Hallman from DestroyTwitter fame and recently employed by Adobe XD team, wrote a great article about how he reduced CPU usage in his AIR application.
“AIR gets a bad rap for being a bloated runtime, using up a lot of precious memory and CPU. Although a lot of AIR applications seem to fall into this [...]
When I showed the first versions of the MAX widget to a few colleagues, most were very surprised to hear that this was all built with the Flex 3 framework and that no Flash Catalyst or Flash CS4 was involved in this.
“Including the animations?“, was a question I got a lot. And yes… Even the [...]