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Ready to put your ActionScript 3 skills to work on mobile apps? This hands-on book walks you through the process of creating an Adobe AIR application from start to finish, using the Flex 4.5 framework. Move quickly from a basic Hello World application to complex interactions with Android APIs, and get complete code examples for working with Android device components—GPS, camera, gallery, accelerometer, multitouch display, and OS interactions. No matter how much Flex experience you have, this book is the ideal resource.


On Jun 17 Stefan Horochovec wrote: Excellent for beginners
This book is very interesting for those who are starting on mobile development and has experience developing with Adobe Flex / Adobe AIR. Demonstrate key techniques so you do not have to leave your comfort zone (development with Adobe Flex / AIR) and has to learn a new technology to start developing for Android. It is a book that goes straight to the point with practical examples of key concepts and features needed to develop on Android devices. Full Review  >

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On May 31 Doron Katz wrote: Small but powerful, gets you rolling fast
I am the curious minded and for me, looking to play with the Android SDK has been on my to-do-list for a while. I did review an Android book by O'Reilly a few weeks back, but it was through the use of Java and the Android SDK officially. As a Flex developer by background, I have been eagerly awaiting this book,Developing Android Applications with Flex 4.5 by Rich Tretola, as it gives me the chance to experiment with Flash Builder 4.5 and creating Android applications with the more familiar Flex. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

On May 19 Santosh Shanbhag wrote: Book Review: Developing Android Applications with Flex 4.5 by Rich Tretola
his book has arrived at the right time. Android is getting exceedingly popular but there is ever greater need to write rich mobile applications today than ever before. Mobile Internet usage will exceed laptop/desktop usage and very soon the term "smartphone" would be obsolete. Android and Flex is a powerful combination and Adobe has done a fantastic job with providing support for mobile programming with the latest release of their Flash Builder IDE. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

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