Sams Teach Yourself Adobe® AIR™ Programming in 24 Hours

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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe® AIR™ Programming in 24 Hours

Michael Givens

Covers version 1.5 of Adobe AIR

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you will be up and running with Adobe AIR 1.5. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds upon a real-world foundation allowing you to learn the essentials of Adobe AIR from the ground up.

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Adobe AIR 1.5 tasks.

Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge of Adobe AIR 1.5.

By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion.

Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you alternative ways to do something.

Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.

Learn how to…

  • Utilize the AIR SDK

  • Write an AIR application with HTML

  • Write an AIR application with Flash CS3 or Dreamweaver CS3

  • Write an AIR application with PDF integration

  • Debug an AIR application

  • Distribute an AIR application

  • Use the AIR APIs

  • Leverage server-side features for AIR

  • Michael Givens is the CTO of U Saw It Enterprises, a Web technology consulting firm based in Spring, Texas. He is an Adobe Community Expert and an Adobe Corporate Champion known to share his experience and evangelism of all things Adobe. Certified in ColdFusion 5 and as an Advanced CFMX Developer, he has been using ColdFusion since the days of Allaire Spectra and Flex since it was known as Royale. He is the coauthor of Adobe AIR Programming Unleashed (Sams Publishing) and has written articles for the ColdFusion Developer’s Journal and the Flex Developer’s Journal. He also wrote a digital Short Cut titled Apollo in Flight for Sams Publishing. Michael blogs regularly at

    Category: Programming/Application Development

    Covers: Adobe AIR

    User Level: Beginning–Intermediate

    Product information

    • Title: Sams Teach Yourself Adobe® AIR™ Programming in 24 Hours
    • Author(s):
    • Release date: November 2008
    • Publisher(s): Sams
    • ISBN: 9780768685756