Chapter 6

Adobe AIR and Native Android Apps

You have already learned how to create interesting Flex-based mobile applications, and in this chapter you will learn about other useful features that are available in Adobe AIR, and also how to merge Android-specific functionality into an Adobe AIR mobile application.

First you will learn how to do two things that are available in Adobe AIR: how to launch a native browser in an AIR application, and how to store application-specific data in a SQLite database. The next part of the chapter delves into Android fundamentals that you need to understand for the code samples that are discussed later in the chapter. This section shows you how to create a simple native Android application, along with a discussion ...

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