July 3, 2007
Sebastopol, CA--Written by members of the Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR)
product team, this is the official guide to the beta release of Adobe's
new cross-platform desktop runtime, previously known by its code name, Apollo.
(O'Reilly, $14.99 US) explains how you can use AIR to build and deploy HTML
provides everything you need to understand AIR, and to get started developing
applications for the desktop right away.
- What AIR is, and the problems this runtime aims to solve
- How to set up your development environment for AIR development
- How to do common tasks, presented in the easy to use O'Reilly Cookbook format
This book also includes a guide to AIR packages, classes, and command
line tools. Once you understand the basics of building an HTML- and
for tackling specific problems. Welcome to the revolution!
Mike Chambers has spent the last 8 years building applications that target
the Flash runtime. During that time, he has worked with numerous technologies
including Flash, Generator, .NET, Central, Flex, and Ajax. He is currently
the senior product manager for developer relations for Apollo.
Daniel Dura is a Platform Evangelist at Adobe, focusing on Apollo and Flash.
He is currently based in San Francisco, California.
Kevin Hoyt is a Platform Evangelist with Adobe Systems, Inc. who likes moving,
breaking, blurring and jumping over the lines of conventional technology.
More information about the book, including table of contents, index,
author bios, and samples
Mike Chambers, Daniel Dura, Kevin Hoyt
ISBN: 0-596-51519-7, $14.99 USD
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