You can build your first Apollo desktop application leveraging Flex Builder 2.0.1, the Apollo Flex Builder Extensions, and, of course, the Apollo runtime. Apollo development involves a workflow that is common to all Apollo applications and includes creating an application descriptor XML file (
.xml), writing and testing your application-specific code, preparing the Apollo AIR file, and distributing the Apollo application. In this chapter, you will see a suggested systematic example of creating an Apollo application. You will create a Hello Apollo World application using Flex Builder 2.0.1 that has the Apollo Flex Builder Extensions installed.
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