Chapter 18. Updating Adobe AIR Applications


One of the elegant convenience features of deployed Adobe® AIR™ applications is their capability to seamlessly update (by a detection-and-notification capability—the end user still has the power to say no to any updates) the version and features as soon as new updates are available. The capability for the deployed Adobe AIR application to “poll” or employ “pull technology” allows this to be driven by the desktop application. This resembles the “old school” client/server paradigm, where the server maintains the latest and greatest version of the application, ...

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