Chapter 3Your First Apollo Mission

Building Your First Apollo Application

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 (your_app_name-app.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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