Adobe just released AIR 2.7. I’d just like to walk through the new features of this runtime to highlight the most significant ones for Enterprise projects. Adobe AIR is used by many organizations for internal employees. It can bring some productivity features such as the drag and drop of files from the desktop to the [...]
Many moons ago I did a quick video on using Firebug to solve Ajax issues. While Firebug does quite a bit, for me it was primarily an Ajax debugging tool and I showed how to use it to quickly diagnose issues that may be a bit hard to see …
We’ve just released Adobe AIR 2.7 for desktop, Android, iOS, and PlayBook. In terms of features, here is a list of the most important.
Improved performance for AIR apps (including those built with Flex) running on iOS. You will see up to a 4X improvement for the same app when running on AIR 2.7.
Faster development time [...]
When I think about the new features in AIR 2.7 I can’t help but think about this Daft Punk song… Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger. That’s exactly what this release is all about… Well… You know what I mean On mobile my favorite new feature is the improved rendering on iOS. With this release AIR [...]
I’m very excited about the release of Adobe AIR 2.7. Especially for mobile. It offers a similar set of new features as Flash Player 10.3 as well as some exciting new mobile enhancements: Mobile Enhanced rendering for iOS – AIR apps for iOS render up to 4x faster in CPU mode. This change will improve [...]
Yes. Done. End of post. See ya. Ok – bad joke. Let me be a bit more verbose. Earlier today a user on Twitter asked if it was possible to manually run your ColdFusion’s OnServerStart component. This is the component you register within yo…
The Flex 4.5 TabbedViewNavigatorApplication for mobile development includes a set of tab buttons at the bottom of the screen by default, such as: However, there may be times when you prefer to have your tabs at the top of your screen instead. This post shows how this can be done quickly. The steps I need [...]
Sean Christman of EffectiveUI has released the results for his latest test that measure HTML5 and Flash performance on mobile devices (smartphones and tablets). GUIMark 3 tests different tasks like bitmap drawing, vector drawing, compute tests, and video playback (all in all there are 200 tests).
The results might be a surprise for some but not [...]
Last week, while visiting the Adobe San Francisco office, I interviewed Scott Petersen, one of the Adobe geniuses behind the iOS packaging magic. Scott talks about the use of LLVM, AOT (ahead of time compilation) and other aspects of iOS packaging.
A new set of samples are available today in Tour de Flex showing various mobile features using Flex 4.5. Some of these samples were included previously under the Adobe AIR Launchpad category previously and are part of Adobe AIR Launchpad, but many new ones are available today under a new Flex Mobile category. Here’s a [...]