Creating Desktop Applications Using Adobe AIR

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Adam Khoury
Learn how to start creating custom desktop programs using your Flash CS4. In this first free tutorial with source we run down the very basics very quickly to get your wheels turning. The Adobe Flash CS4 AIR environment allows developers who use proven web technologies to build rich Internet applications that run outside the browser on multiple operating systems. Adobe Flash CS4 AIR offers an exciting new way to engage customers with innovative, branded applications, without requiring changes to existing technology, people, or processes. And best of all the tool we use is our familiar beloved Flash CS4 to create the entire application. The program can be made to access the web, and therefore scripts on your servers to communicate realtime data to offer interesting applications and publishing tools that can be used from most any computer.