Flash And AIR 14 Released

By |2014-06-14T20:11:02+00:00June 14th, 2014|

That was fast! Just weeks after the betas of Flash Player 14 and AIR 14 Runtime (and SDK), the team has announced that these new runtimes have been released. In addition to bug fixes and security updates, new features include Anisotropic filtering A new Stage3D Standard profile (which supports multiple render targets, floating point textures, and AGAL v2) [...]

TIOBE Index for May 2014 May Headline

By |2014-05-13T14:31:42+00:00May 13th, 2014|

‪#‎Adobe‬ ‪#‎ActionScript‬ enters top 20! "This month ActionScript entered the TIOBE index top 20. ActionScript is a JavaScript dialect that is mainly used to write Flash programs to show interactive animations and videos. ActionScript’s popularity already peaked in 2008 and 2009, but after Steve Jobs announced to ban Flash from Apple’s devices, it lost popularity rapidly. Flash [...]

1 Billion AIR Installations

By |2014-05-11T18:29:30+00:00May 11th, 2014|

The AIR team has announced that in April 2014 the number of AIR applications installed around the world (on different devices and desktops, so that does not include updates and installs) surpassed the billion mark (that's billion with a B, as in 1,000,000,000 ). They also published some usage stats pertaining to OS (over half of the [...]

Loading and Saving XML

By |2014-03-29T20:37:01+00:00March 29th, 2014|

This is a demo I created to demonstrate how to load and save data to an XML file. In the demo below you can add and remove balls as well as change their color. When you are finished you can click on "save" which saves your work into an XML file. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> [...]

Open letter to @Adobe & Adobe AIR

By |2014-03-26T16:08:50+00:00March 26th, 2014|

This letter was written by Gary Paluk: Re: http://blogs.adobe.com/digitalmarketing/web-experience/adobe-experience-manager-mobile-app-announcement/ The following message was originally posted on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/garypaluk/posts/10152028727336149 Hi Loni, firstly, thank you for your response to questions. I was a developer of the Away3D TypeScript HTML5 project which was funded by Adobe. I wrote my own Flash/Air 3D engine called Zest3D which had no funding [...]

Building for iOS7

By |2014-02-26T21:35:10+00:00February 26th, 2014|

Apache Flex allows you to build apps that work across many different platforms including mobile platforms such as Android and iOS. Recently, Apple announced that Starting February 1, 2014 any new apps and app updates submitted to the App Store must be built with Xcode 5 and iOS 7. The Adobe AIR team fixed the [...]

Adobe Flash Player 13 Beta Now Available for Download

By |2014-01-29T22:10:10+00:00January 29th, 2014|

Adobe has just rolled out a new beta version of Flash Player that allows users to try out the feature lineup that’ll be soon integrated into the application a lot earlier. Adobe Flash Player 13.0 beta comes with supplementary characters enhancement support for TextField, as well as with full screen video message tweaks to customize the notification [...]