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

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Chapter 15. Understanding Security Sandboxes

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In Adobe® AIR™, permissions are granted to files according to their origin. They are then assigned into logical security groupings called sandboxes.

A sandbox can be thought of as a virtual environment that isolates and restricts how files interact with the local system, the network, and each other. Restricting how a file can interact helps keep your computer and files safer.

In this chapter we dive into how to work within the confines of sandboxes when loading content remotely. We discuss how to selectively expose functions from the application sandbox. We also investigate how to more safely load Adobe® Flex™ modules ...

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