Adobe AIR 1.5 Cookbook by David Tucker
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Adobe AIR 1.5 Cookbook
By David Tucker

Adobe AIR 1.5 Cookbook

Solutions and Examples for Rich Internet Application Developers

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Adobe AIR 1.5 Cookbook by David Tucker

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The hands-on recipes in this cookbook help you solve a variety of tasks and scenarios often encountered when using Adobe AIR to build Rich Internet Applications for the desktop. Thoroughly vetted by Adobe's AIR development team, "Adobe AIR Cookbook" addresses fundamentals, best practices, and topics that experienced web developers and application designers have inquired about most. This collection also includes solutions for using this runtime environment to build truly innovative applications. Ideal for working developers who want to learn the nuances of Adobe AIR through experimentation and troubleshooting, the recipes in this book include discussions of why and how the solutions work.You'll find recipes to help you: build an AIR application with Flex, Flash, or HTML and Ajax; create a database and connect it to your application; put together native menus for PCs and Macs; work with the Service Monitor Framework; utilize the Adobe AIR Update Framework; create branded desktop experiences with custom chrome and custom application icons; develop mash-up applications by consuming Flickr, YouTube, Twittr, and EBay web services; and, distribute your AIR application with the AIR browser API and much more. "Adobe AIR Cookbook" not only includes dozens of recipes from rising stars in the AIR development community - David Tucker, Rich Tretola, Marco Casario, and Koen De Weggheleire - it also features the best solutions posted by visitors to the Adobe AIR Cookbook community website hosted by Adobe and O'Reilly. If you're ready to expand your skill set with Adobe AIR, this is the book you've been waiting for.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780596522506
ISBN-10: 0596522509
Format: Paperback
(232mm x 178mm x 22mm)
Pages: 418
Imprint: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publish Date: 28-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David Tucker

David Tucker is a web application developer and consultant, formerly at the Savannah campus of one of the nation's premiere educational institutions, Georgia Tech. He is an avid blogger and writes primarily about Adobe AIR, Flash, Flex, and ColdFusion at his blog, davidtucker.netand at David spends the rest of the week planning media strategies for educational institutions and not-for-profit organizations.Marco Casario has been passionate about informatics since he was little more than a child and used to program games in Basic for Commodore 64 before dedicating himself to innovative projects for the web using Flash and Director (as far back as versions 3 and 5). In 2005, Marco founded Comtaste, a company dedicated to exploring new frontiers in Rich Internet Applications and the convergence between the web and the world of mobile devices -- MobyMobile and YouThru are representative of their recent work.He is founder of the biggest worldwide Flash Lite User Group and of AUG Italy, a reference point for the Italian community of Adobe users, in which he carries out the role of Channel Manager for the section dedicated to Flex (AUG Italy Flex Gala). He is author of Flex Solutions: Essential Techniques for Flex 2 and Flex 3 Developers (FriendsofED), and has been Technical Editor for Apress, Friends of ED, and WROX for books such as Essential Flash 8, Professional Flex 2, and Flash Applications for Mobile Devices. This year he was a featured speaker at the Adobe MAX Conference in Barcellona where he preseted the "Extending Flex Components" session, and at the O'Reilly Web 2.0 Summit, presenting "Choosing the final Rich Internet Application technology path." He'll also be presenting at 360Flex Europe and FITC 2008.Koen De Weggheleire is a faculty member of the Technical University of West-Flanders (HOWEST), department PIH-Multimedia and Communication Technology (MCT) where he teaches Flash Platform Solutions (Flash, Flex, AIR) with a smile. Koen recently was an author on the book Flex for Developers, Data Driven Applications with PHP, ASP.NET, Koen De Weggheleire is a faculty member of the Technical University of West-Flanders (HOWEST), department PIH-Multimedia and Communication Technology (MCT) where he teaches Flash Platform Solutions (Flash, Flex, AIR) with a smile. Koen recently was author on the book "Flex for developers, data driven applications with PHP, ASP.NET, ColdFusion, and LCDS " published by "friendsofED". At the moment he is very busy, writing the book "Advanced AIR applications" which will be also published by friendsofED later this year. As the Adobe User Group Manager for Belgium ( and Adobe Community Expert, Koen is heavily addicted to the community and inspires the community by his blog at and by speaking at several (inter)national events (Adobe MAX, FITC, Flashbelt, Flash on the beach, MCTKring, usergroups,. ). He coordinates the yearly Belgian multimedia conference "Multi-Mania" ( where 800 people come together to learn from industry experts and to share knowledge. When there is still some time left you can find Koen doing freelance Flash Platform consultancy on advanced award-winning Rich Internet Applications. When Koen is not talking Actionscript you can find him producing music, collecting goodies, eating pizza or renovating his 100 year old house. Rich Tretola currently holds the position of Rich Applications Technical Lead. He is an award-winning Flex developer and was the lead author of Professional Flex 2 (2007 ISBN: 0470102675) and sole author of Beginning AIR (2008 ISBN: 0470229047). Rich has been building Internet applications for over 10 years and has worked with Flex since the original Royale beta version of Flex in 2003. Other than Flex, Rich builds applications using ColdFusion, Flash, and Java. Rich is highly regarded within the Flex community as an expert in RIA and is also an Adobe Community Expert. He runs a popular Flex and AIR blog at Everything Flex, and was also a speaker at the Adobe MAX 2007 conference in Chicago. Read Rich's recent InsideRIA entries.

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