AS3 Components for IOS, IPad and IPhone. Or what to do while waiting for Adobe to update FlashBuilder

We’ve been playing with FlashBuilder 4.5 over here for the past few weeks, and we are pretty impressed. However one major setback remains: There are no mobile components for available for iOS devices. In the current 4.5 build, with AIR 2.6 an iOs project can only be a pure AS3 project no mxml or spark…

Creating ASDocs with ANT & Flash Builder Part 2. Writing AsDoc Comments.

2. Project Documentation Process for Ant on standalone Flash Fuilder 4.5. Common Glossary and Output. This tutorial covers the documentation process for Ant on Adobe® Flash Builder 4.5. You will be presented with the most common ASDoc comments, their purpose and output in the generated documentation, and examples of documentation page templates and their customization…

Adobe Announces Creative Suite 5.5

Adobe announced creative suite 5.5 today. Of interest to us is the support for RIM devices in the new version of Flash Builder. Also, the Flex 4.5 framework will include mobile support. We are very excited about the increased frequency of Adobe’s product release cycle, and we are really looking forward to getting to play…

Connect to LinkedIn API from AS3 and Adobe AIR

For the purposes of this post however, I’d like to focus on LinkedIn’s API. Connecting to this service represents the other end of the difficulty spectrum in my opinion, and required quite a lot of tinkering to implement successfully.

Flash on the IPad & IPhone or the awful thought of HTML5 – A Flash Developer’s Perspective

We’ve been looking at the Adobe vs. Apple war over here with a bit of a jaded perspective. We’ve read a bunch of nonsense from both companies, and some reporters on the sides of both camps writing some positively absurd things (some Flash is no good for touch interfaces meme…wha?). I thought it might be…