Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) for JavaScript Developers by Mike Chambers, Daniel Dura, Kevin Hoyt, Dragos Georgita

By Mike Chambers, Daniel Dura, Kevin Hoyt, Dragos Georgita

Written by way of contributors of the Adobe built-in Runtime (AIR) product workforce, this is often the legit consultant to the beta unencumber of Adobe's new cross-platform computing device runtime, formerly identified by way of its code identify Apollo. This publication explains how one can use AIR to construct and installation HTML and JavaScript-based net functions to the computing device, utilizing the entire instruments and applied sciences with that you are already primary. every thing you want to learn about this platform is true right here, so that you can commence construction functions with AIR right now. issues contain: What AIR is, and the issues this runtime goals to unravel how you can organize your improvement atmosphere how you can create your first app utilizing HTML and JavaScript The HTML and JavaScript environments inside AIR tips to do universal projects, provided within the easy-to-use O'Reilly Cookbook structure additionally integrated is a consultant to AIR applications, periods and command line instruments. when you comprehend the fundamentals of establishing an HTML- and JavaScript-based AIR functions, this pocket advisor makes an awesome reference for tackling particular difficulties. Welcome to the revolution!Adobe Developer Library is a co-publishing partnership among O'Reilly Media and Adobe structures, Inc. and is designed to provide the #1 info assets for builders who use Adobe applied sciences. Created in 2006, the Adobe Developer Library is the authentic resource for finished studying options to aid builders create expressive and interactive internet purposes that could achieve almost somebody on any platform. With top-notch books and leading edge on-line assets protecting the newest in wealthy net program improvement, the Adobe Developer Library deals specialist education and in-depth assets, immediately from the resource.

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It provides general metadata (such as application name and description) to Adobe AIR, as well as information on how the application should be run. This includes specifying the root application file for the application and the window mode that the initial application window should use. xml) for our application, and then we will go into more detail on each item within the file. TIP You can find a sample application descriptor file in the AIR SDK in the templates folder. html The content should be pretty self-explanatory, but let’s go through it line by line to understand what is going on.

Make sure that you have correctly installed the Beta version of Adobe AIR. 2. Make sure that there were no errors when you created the AIR file via ADL. 3. Make sure that you have uninstalled any previous versions of Adobe AIR. Once you have confirmed that the application is installed and runs correctly, you can relaunch it by clicking its icon. The default shortcut location varies, depending on your operating system: System Shortcut Mac OS X /Users//Applications Windows Start Menu ➝ Programs ➝ Deploying the AIR File Once you have successfully created and packaged your AIR application, all that is left is to distribute the application.

1. Open the Terminal program (/Applications/Utilities/ Terminal) 2. Make sure you’re in your home directory by typing cd and pressing enter. 3. We need to check to see if one of two files are present. Run the following command ls –la 4. bashrc. 5. profile 6. bashrc file with a text editor. 7. Look for a line that looks similar to this: export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/bin 8. Add the path to the /bin directory to the end of this line. For example, if /bin is at /airsdk/bin, the export path should look something like this: export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/bin;/airsdk/bin making sure to separate the entries with a colon.

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