Adobe Game Developer Evangelist Lee Brimelow has stated on Twitter that AIR for Metro is coming next year.
we’re working on Air for Metro. It should be available first half of next year.
AIR is a way of compiling Flash applications to run outside the browser.
[Microsoft no longer uses the term Metro. We
…continue reading Adobe AIR for Metro promised for first half of 2013
I spoke to Jeff Lejeune, RIM’s Advanced User Interface Director, here at BlackBerry DevCon Europe in Amsterdam.
He is part of the team responsible for the Cascades UI, a native code UI framework for the forthcoming BlackBerry 10 OS. One of the things he told me is that the Cascades name is actually being used
…continue reading On BlackBerry 10, Cascades UI and Adobe AIR
I took a quick look round the exhibition here at Adobe MAX in Los Angeles, and was intrigued to see crowds round the Barnes & Noble Nook stand, a newcomer to Max.
Barnes & Noble has its own app store for Color Nook, the AIR runtime is on the device, and in fact is
…continue reading Developers keen to get apps on Barnes & Noble Nook
Adobe is giving up its efforts to support developers deploying to multiple app stores. The idea of InMarket, announced at the Adobe MAX Conference in October 2010, was to be a one-stop distribution point for developers seeking to target multiple platforms. Adobe handled distribution and billing. The reason given:
After reviewing our efforts and based
…continue reading Adobe closes AIR Marketplace, InMarket
Flash 4.5.1 has been released recently, the first with integrated support for Apple iOS as well as Google Android and RIM Blackberry Tablet OS. I was keen to try my calculator app on iOS, having already tested it for Android. You can do most of the development on Windows, but I moved the project to
…continue reading Hands On with Flash Builder 4.5.1 for Apple iOS
Adobe is giving up on AIR for Linux – at least, in a fully supported manner:
To support the variety of Linux-based platforms across PCs and devices, we are prioritizing a Linux porting kit for AIR (including source code), which Open Screen Project (OSP) partners can use to complete implementations of AIR for Linux-based platforms
…continue reading Cross-platform concerns as Adobe abandons AIR for Linux
Apple’s App Store Review Guidelines appear to forbid Java or Adobe AIR applications from being published in the store:
Apps that use deprecated or optionally installed technologies (e.g., Java, [PowerPC code requiring] Rosetta) will be rejected.
Since Adobe AIR is not shipped by default with OS X, any applications requiring that runtime will not qualify.
…continue reading No Java or Adobe AIR apps in Apple’s Mac App Store
I’m at the Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles, and last night attended a couple of the “Meet the team” events where a bunch of Adobe engineers, product managers and others field questions about the products they are working on.
One of the events was on Adobe AIR, where an attendee asked whether we will
…continue reading Adobe: no AIR planned for Windows Phone 7