Chapter 8. Distributing and updating AIR applications


This chapter covers
  • Understanding how to distribute applications
  • Creating AIR application badges
  • Updating applications
  • Handling various application invocation methods


You’ve now learned a tremendous amount about Adobe AIR. With what you have learned in the preceding chapters, you’ve likely already built many applications (such as AirTube), or at least you have ideas for a few great applications. Whatever the current state of those applications, whether complete or still in the idea stages, at some point you’re going to face the following questions:

  • How can you best distribute the application to users?
  • What is the best way for users to install the application?
  • How can you make sure ...

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