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Flash Development for Android Cookbook by Joseph Labrecque

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Using StageWebView to load ads using ActionScript

One of the most sought after features of mobile Android development using the Flash platform has been the ability to include advertisements from services such as Google AdSense or AdMob within applications. This allows developers to distribute their applications for no charge to users, but still receive revenue from advertisements displayed within the application itself.

How to do it...

StageWebView opens up a lot of possibilities for mobile application development, one of which is the ability to load HTML-based advertisements in running applications. In the following example, we will examine how simple it is to manage this:

  1. First, import the following classes into your project:
    import flash.display.Sprite; ...

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