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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
Want to create rich Internet applications and RIA desktop apps that run
seamlessly online and offline? Adobe AIR —Adobe Integrated Runtime — makes it
possible; Adobe AIR For Dummies makes it easy.
AIR allows Web developers to create rich Internet applications using Web
technologies. They run on desktops and across multiple operating systems, and
they’re more than mere wimpy widgets. Adobe AIR For Dummies gives you the scoop
on AIR, working with local file systems and databases, setting up security, and
all the stuff you need to know to create cool AIR apps. You’ll learn to: Build
applications with Flash Use AIR to access services like eBay and AOL videos on
the desktop Understand the AIR security model and how application sandboxes
protect your code and data Create apps for network connectivity, monitor remote
network services, and work with audio files Debug your apps with the AIR Debug
Launcher, the alert command, or the AIR HTML Introspector Set the environment
path in Vista, Windows XP, or Mac OS X Use HTML and CSS as building blocks and
handle events in HTML DOM Add drag-and-drop capability in Flex, Flash, and HTML
If you’re excited about the possibilities of building applications that run on
the desktop and interface with external Web apps, Adobe AIR For Dummies is just
what you need to get started!
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