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Adobe AIR Programming Unleashed by Michael Givens, Stacy Tyler Young, Dimitrios Gianninas

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Chapter 5. Working with Windows

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Creating windows in Adobe® AIR™ applications is a significant departure from traditional webcentric Adobe® Flex™ development. For starters, Adobe AIR applications run on the user’s desktop. So the “windows” we’re referring to originate from the underlying native operating system, as with any other desktop software. Web developers no longer need to rely on Adobe Flex TitleWindow, JavaScript pop-ups, or browser windows propped up as a poor substitute for the real thing.

Implementing any kind of windowlike container ...

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