Hour 16 Connectivity with AIR Networking

In this hour, you’ll learn

    • What connectivity is

    • How to use the HTTPStatusEvent, NetStatusEvent, Loader, ServiceMonitor, and URLMonitor classes

Introduction to Connectivity

One of the nice differentiating features that the AIR runtime offers is the capability to programmatically detect network and Internet connectivity. This is an important difference from other desktop applications. Programming this feature is quite easy. Possibly the most difficult aspect of working with this feature is deciding which approach you, the developer, want to take to achieve the connectivity detection. You will see several methods to do that in this hour. To get things off to a start, take ...

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