Chapter 2. Applications, windows, and menus


This chapter covers
  • Creating new windows
  • Managing open windows
  • Running application-level commands
  • Adding system-level menus to applications


In chapter 1, you learned a lot of important foundational information that should provide context for understanding what AIR is and the general process for building and deploying AIR applications. Now we’re ready to start looking at all the details of building AIR applications. We’re going to start from the ground up. In this chapter, we’ll cover the following:

  • Applications— The first thing we’ll look at is how to work with and understand an AIR application programmatically. In the first part of this chapter, you’ll learn everything you need to know about ...

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