Category: AIR for Android

A super simple approach to Splash Screens for Flex Mobile Apps

September 25, 2011 | By | 18 Comments

If you are fairly new to mobile app development with Flash or Flex, I bet you have run into the following issue when creating your splash screens — You create a splash image that looks great when the device is held in portrait orientation: …but then when you turn it landscape, you get the white […]

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Politifact app now in 5 mobile app stores – one Flex project

August 9, 2011 | By | 4 Comments

If you missed my earlier blog post, this app was the #1 news app in iTunes for a few days and was featured on the New and Noteworthy page. Here’s the important part – this is one single Flex project!  That’s right, 3 different mobile OSes, 5 different app stores, 1 single Flex project. The Politifact app is […]

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Adobe Flex app is the #1 news app in iTunes App store – Politifact

June 28, 2011 | By | 11 Comments

Check out the screenshot below (click for larger view). The Politifact app is the #1 paid news app in the app store… and… it’s built with Flex using Flash Builder 4.5.1!  It’s also in the “New & Noteworthy” section.  There is also an Android version and there will be a BlackBerry PlayBook version soon.  

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Flex on multiple devices press briefing setup

June 21, 2011 | By | 5 Comments

Earlier today, I did a press briefing that included a parade of demos of Flex apps running on all of my devices.  I thought it looked pretty cool so here’s a pic: The app in the picture is Christophe’s Mobile Trader (video demo here).   This is one of four demos that I’ve been showing […]

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FINALLY – it’s here – Flex on iOS, Android, and BlackBerry PlayBook

June 20, 2011 | By | 18 Comments

We’ve talked about Flex apps for Android, iOS and PlayBook for over a year… and you’re sick of hearing about it, right?  Well, now we’re going to shut up and let the actual shipping product do the talking.  Today, we released Flash Builder 4.5.1, the promised update to 4.5 that adds iOS and BlackBerry PlayBook […]

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Adobe Evangelists Super Blog

May 25, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

There’s a lot going on at Adobe these days – mobile, publishing, enterprise, etc. It’s hard to keep up! One of the best sources of information is the multiple evangelists throughout the company. To make it easier to stay current, we created a “super blog” that basically aggregates the evangelist’s blogs. Check it out at […]

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File, New, Flex Mobile Project, Three gorgeous checkboxes!

May 17, 2011 | By | 6 Comments

Below is a screenshot of the new Flex mobile project dialog from the upcoming June update of Flash Builder 4.5.  The picture with all three checkboxes says it all.  More information in my previous post.

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Conversion of a Flex app from Android to iOS captured on video

April 29, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

A few weeks ago, one of our Flex QA engineers, Shashwati Keith, built a mobile app in Flex and deployed it to the Android Marketplace.  The app is Muni Tracker.  Muni Tracker lets you track San Francisco Muni vehicle arrival time predictions on a map updating live every 10 seconds.  Since Shashwati built this app, internal […]

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Convincing developers that Adobe Flex rocks on Android, iOS, and PlayBook

April 26, 2011 | By | 37 Comments

On April 11th, Adobe announced that Creative Suite 5.5 will ship within 30 days.  Among the long list of amazing new capabilities and features across all of the CS5.5 products is something that really stands out to us developers — Flash Builder 4.5.  This is a monumental release of Flash Builder because when this ships […]

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