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By Joseph Lott, Kathryn Rotondo, Samuel Ahn, Ashley Atkins, Max Jackson

Adobe AIR is among the preferred subject matters in wealthy software improvement. This interesting new know-how remains to be in beta, yet it really is already being followed by way of such internet giants as eBay. With AIR, net builders use their current talents to construct wealthy functions that circulation seamlessly among the web and the machine. Adobe AIR in motion introduces AIR to builders acquainted with Flex and JavaScript, exhibiting them the right way to construct strong AIR-driven computer and hybrid functions. utilizing small examples, the professional authors stroll net builders during the new themes they'll have to advance AIR functions for the computer. Readers will examine the fundamental gains of the AIR API with examples and code samples that internet execs can use to wake up and working in AIR speedy. The ebook describes tips to create and customise local home windows, learn and write records and folders at the neighborhood dossier procedure. internet builders who learn this e-book may be in a position to take quick benefit of the elevated assets on hand to laptop functions. Sometimes-connected, web-enabled functions are gaining in recognition, and net builders of all stripes probably want to upload those abilities to their toolbox.

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The run option allows you to test the AIR application in the standard fashion without any additional information, as is provided by the debug and profile options. When you select the debug option, Flex Builder launches your AIR application in debug mode, which outputs trace() statements to the console and allows you to step through the code using breakpoints. The profile option launches the application in a profile mode that allows you to see memory usage details in real time as the application runs.

In this case, the stage scaled larger considerably, and that causes the text to be larger than you might have expected Using the scaleMode property of the stage, you can adjust that setting if appropriate. In this particular example, it would be better if the content didn’t scale. NO_SCALE constant, and it’ll no longer scale. As soon as we do that and test the application, it’s apparent that the align property of the stage needs to be set as well. In this case, it’s best if the stage is always aligned to the top left.

The SIGNING_OPTIONS and FILES_TO_INCLUDE are complex groups of arguments that we'll discuss in more detail next. The SIGNING_OPTIONS group of arguments varies significantly depending on how you digitally sign the application. There are a variety of signing option arguments that are all described in detail in Adobe AIR documentation. Rather than repeat that here, we’ll instead talk about the most common signing scenarios and how you would go about achieving each using adt. pfx file such as you might generate when creating a self-signed certificate).

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