Adobe AIR for Javascript Developers Pocket Guide

By | February 2, 2017

Written by members of Adobe’s AIR product team, this is the official guide to
version 1.0 of the new Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR), which enables you to
build and deploy HTML and JavaScript-based web applications to the desktop. You
get plenty of examples that explain how AIR works, along with recipes for
performing common tasks with this runtime. Similar in concept to the Java
Runtime Environment, AIR includes a plug-in from Adobe that enables any Windows,
Mac OS X or Linux computer to run applications developed with AIR. Now that
today’s interactive web applications offer the responsiveness and functionality
of desktop programs, AIR turns the tables and enables you to develop these rich
downloadable applications specifically for the desktop. This concise pocket
guide explains: What AIR is, and the problems this runtime aims to solve How to
set up your development environment How to create your first AIR application
using HTML and JavaScript The HTML and JavaScript environments within AIR How to
perform an array of common tasks with this runtime Also included is a guide to
AIR packages, classes and command line tools. Once you understand the basics of
building an HTML- and JavaScript-based AIR applications, this pocket guide makes
an ideal reference for tackling specific problems. Part of the Adobe Developer
Library, this pocket guide offers a quick and painless way to learn a
significant new development technology. Welcome to the AIR revolution!

Table of Contents| Index

Chapter 1. Introduction to Adobe AIR
Chapter 2. Getting Started with Adobe AIR Development
Chapter 3. Working with JavaScript and HTML Within Adobe AIR
Chapter 4. Adobe AIR Mini-Cookbook
Appendix A. AIR JavaScript Aliases

Product Details

* ISBN: 0596518374
* ISBN-13: 9780596518370
* Format: Paperback, 204pp
* Publisher: Adobe Developer Library
* Pub. Date: April 28, 2008

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