Building an ANE file


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Building an ANE file

In the last video, we talked about how to create a SWC file, and what we did here is we connected the extension development with the extension consumption. So everything that makes up an extension--the descriptor, the ActionScript code, the native code, and all the resources for each platform--is all assembled into this SWC file. Now what we have to do is we have to take this SWC file and package this up into an ANE file, and the ANE file is what the Flex developer adds to their project, and then they can utilize these ActionScript APIs that we defined in our class and these ActionScript APIs, as you see, if I scroll down here, right, this ActionScript API connects back to the native code through the call function, which is very powerful.

And again, all of this is hidden from the Flex developer. They can simply just import this, link it to the ANE file, and be able to utilize all of these native extensions. So, very, very powerful. Now to actually create this ANE file, we have to do a bu...

Building an ANE file
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Building an ANE file 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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AIR Flash Builder Flex
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