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AIR 2 with Flash and Flex Essential Training
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AIR 2 with Flash and Flex Essential Training

with James Talbot

Video: Welcome

Hi! I am James Talbot, and welcome to AIR 2 with Flash and Flex Essential Training. In this course, I'll be showing you how to develop cross-platform desktop applications for Adobe AIR 2.0. I'll walk you through prototyping an AIR application with Flash Catalyst. We'll talk about how to package and to play applications, including digitally signing and installing them right on the end user's machine. We'll also talk about using system windows, and we'll examine how to create application windows on multiple platforms.
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  1. 2m 19s
    1. Welcome
      59s
    2. Understanding the prerequisites
      27s
    3. Using the exercise files
      53s
  2. 11m 21s
    1. Understanding the runtime application
      5m 37s
    2. Understanding AIR 2
      3m 18s
    3. Installing and using the AIR SDK
      2m 26s
  3. 28m 45s
    1. Creating an AIR project in Flash Builder
      7m 26s
    2. Compiling a project in Flash Builder
      5m 59s
    3. Using the application descriptor file
      3m 59s
    4. Creating a desktop application icon
      4m 24s
    5. Creating a system tray icon
      6m 57s
  4. 9m 8s
    1. Creating an AIR application in Flash CS5
      3m 8s
    2. Packaging an AIR application in Flash CS5
      6m 0s
  5. 15m 7s
    1. Creating an AIR application with Flash Catalyst
      9m 32s
    2. Exporting a Flash Catalyst project into Flash Builder
      2m 37s
    3. Converting a Flex project into an AIR project
      2m 58s
  6. 22m 47s
    1. Creating windows
      8m 2s
    2. Changing the look and feel of application windows
      6m 50s
    3. Using window events
      7m 55s
  7. 32m 25s
    1. Moving and copying files
      8m 7s
    2. Using the file browsing components
      8m 52s
    3. Launching files in their default application
      7m 54s
    4. Working with mass storage devices
      7m 32s
  8. 37m 48s
    1. Detecting network availability
      4m 50s
    2. Connecting to web applications using HTTP
      10m 15s
    3. Displaying HTML content
      6m 21s
    4. Interacting with native operating processes
      10m 39s
    5. Interacting with other AIR applications
      5m 43s
  9. 28m 18s
    1. Creating a database file
      10m 27s
    2. Adding table data to a database
      12m 43s
    3. Storing and using unsupported data types
      5m 8s
  10. 31m 12s
    1. Understanding AIR security
      5m 57s
    2. Using encrypted data storage
      8m 37s
    3. Encrypting the AIR database
      5m 35s
    4. Updating AIR versions
      11m 3s
  11. 1m 2s
    1. Goodbye
      1m 2s

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AIR 2 with Flash and Flex Essential Training
3h 40m Beginner Sep 08, 2010

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In AIR 2 with Flash and Flex Essential Training, author James Talbot shows how to develop and deploy Flash-based native applications with Adobe AIR 2. The course includes demonstrations in all supported development environments: Flash Professional CS5, Flash Catalyst CS5, and Flash Builder 4. The course explains how to build and deploy native desktop applications that are integrated with the operating system and use many of the runtime's features, including native installers, offline capability, interacting with other processes, and more. Exercise files are included with the course.

Topics include:
  • Explaining runtime applications
  • Installing and using the Adobe AIR 2 SDK
  • Compiling a project in Flash Builder
  • Packaging an AIR application in Flash Professional
  • Converting a Flex project to an AIR project
  • Creating application windows
  • Moving and copying files across the operating system
  • Opening files in default applications
  • Displaying HTML content
  • Interacting with other AIR applications
  • Using the built-in database
  • Securing applications
Subjects:
Developer Desktop Apps
Software:
AIR Flash Professional
Author:
James Talbot

Welcome

Hi! I am James Talbot, and welcome to AIR 2 with Flash and Flex Essential Training. In this course, I'll be showing you how to develop cross-platform desktop applications for Adobe AIR 2.0. I'll walk you through prototyping an AIR application with Flash Catalyst. We'll talk about how to package and to play applications, including digitally signing and installing them right on the end user's machine. We'll also talk about using system windows, and we'll examine how to create application windows on multiple platforms.

And we'll even display HTML content right in Adobe AIR 2.0. We'll implement AIR security, and we'll talk about how to encrypt and lock down that database. I love working with AIR, and I am thrilled to be able to share my knowledge, tip, and tricks with you. So let's roll up our sleeves and explore AIR 2 with Flash and Flex.

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