Beginning Flash, Flex, and AIR development for mobile by Jermaine G. Anderson

By Jermaine G. Anderson

Easily create cross-platform, standalone local functions for cellular units utilizing AIR

AIR helps you to enhance the wealthy, inventive, interactive media reports for cellular purposes. This easy-to-follow advisor covers every little thing you want to comprehend to create wealthy cellular functions utilizing Adobe Flash Builder. full of examples, this publication exhibits you the way to construct functions for cellular units utilizing a mixture of ActionScript, the Flex framework and AIR. you will discover how those functions may be able to run throughout a number of cellular and capsule units, focusing on Google Android, Apple iOS, and BlackBerry structures. Plus, hands-on directions element the way to leverage the original and software program good points which are to be had to every quite a few gadget and platform.

  • Serves a great place to begin for studying to create wealthy, interactive functions for cellular devices
  • Includes hands-on examples that reveal the way to most sensible use the range of and software program features
  • Escorts you thru cellular app proposal to of completion with pattern code and step by step instructions
  • Discusses such issues as allowing multitouch; constructing for a number of reveal sizes; preserving app information; and masses more

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This will display an image on the tab (Figure 1-11). [CDATA[ private var dObj:Object = {name:”Jermaine G. SecondTabView” firstViewData=”{dObj}”/> The Action Bar Component The action bar is the visual header that appears by default at the top of a view in a Flex mobile application. This header has space for three distinct content areas, including a central area designated for a view title. To the left of the title content is an area designated for navigational content, represented in MXML by the tag, and to the right is an area designated for actionable content, represented by the tag.

To utilize data over HTTP using MXML, the tag can be used. The following snippet shows how the tag is defi ned: The Web Service Component To utilize data via a web service, the tag can be used. The following snippet shows how the tag is defi ned: The List Component The following code snippet shows one of the ways in which nested tags can be used in MXML for a single component.

The Adobe Flash logo is shown in Figure 1-1. Flash on Mobile Devices There are currently two ways in which Flash has dedicated support on mobile devices. These involve using Flash Lite and Flash Player, respectively. 0 FIGURE 1-1: The Adobe Flash logo Flash Lite runs Flash content and applications intended to run on performance-limited mobile devices. Flash Lite offers a different set of capabilities compared with Flash Player. 0 (AS2). 0 (AS3). To learn more about Flash Lite and how you can create mobile applications using the technology, check out the book Professional Flash Lite Mobile Application Development, by Jermaine Anderson (Wrox, 2010).

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