Adobe AIR 2.6 is Live

Good news, particularly for those interested in iOS development with Flash. Adobe AIR 2.6 is now live (runtime and SDK), with AIR for iOS now having feature parity with AIR for Android. If you remember, Adobe temporarily halted development of the Packager for iPhone leaving those wishing to target the platform limited to AIR 2.0, […]

Flash Player 10.2 Available on Android Market

The latest Flash Player – 10.2 – is now available for download from the Android Market for Android 2.2 (Froyo), 2.3 (Gingerbread) and 3.0 (Honeycomb). So what can users expect? Well Adobe are promising performance enhancements, which will extend to 2.2 and 2.3 devices. Also, for Honeycomb, the Player will be tightly integrated with the […]

What Can You Do With Bytes?

So what can you do with bytes? Lots of things actually, and Thibault Imbert will prove it to you with chapters one and two of his book. Thibault has very kindly decided to make “WCYDWB?” available for free, with each new chapter being released as a PDF as soon as it’s finished. I remember reading […]

Converting Flash Content to HTML5

You might remember the excitement at one of the sneak peek sessions at Adobe MAX, where a tool was shown that took Flash content and converted it to HTML5. Well Adobe has just made that tool available on Adobe Labs for anyone wishing to target non-Flash-enabled devices. Codenamed “Wallaby”, this initial beta version is aimed […]

Molehill Demonstrations

So I’ve been trying out the Flash Player 11 Incubator build and in particular some of the Molehill demos that have been released. So what do I think? Well I’ve been fairly impressed and Adobe seem to have delivered everything they promised. So here’s a list of some of the stuff I’ve been looking at. […]