Adding and using an ANE library


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Adding and using an ANE library

Flex 4.6 allows developers to build better cross-platform mobile applications by utilizing Objective-C libraries on iOS and Java libraries on Android, which opens up a whole new world of possibilities for mobile Flex projects. Mobile Flex projects no longer are limited to the capabilities of ActionScript. You can do anything that is natively available on the device simply by calling a native extension. For example, our application can now access native features like notifications or the calendar or vibration, all things that we couldn't do directly from ActionScript.

Flash Builder provides complete support for managing and packaging native extensions. There are many pre-built extensions available on the Internet that you can download and utilize in your Flex project. Here is an example available on adobe.com's dev net site, and you can see there are a bunch of different native extensions available, both for the desktop version, including Mac OS X and iOS and Android here as well....

Adding and using an ANE library
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Adding and using an ANE library provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by James Talbot as part of the Flex 4.6 and AIR 3.0 New Features for Mobile Apps

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