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

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Chapter 7. Working with Files and Directories

IN THIS CHAPTER

With the File application programming interface (API), your Adobe® AIR™ applications can take advantage of an unprecedented level of access to the user’s local file system. You can now access low-level functionality of working with files and directories through an ActionScript API.

Our main focus in this chapter is on the flash.filesystem.* package. See Table 7.1.

Table 7.1. ActionScript Classes Introduced

Class

Package

Description

File

flash.filesystem

An object that represents a path to a file or directory. May be a reference to an existing file or directory, or one that does not ...

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