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Flex Air Intro


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SCorneliu Creanga's presentation at the Genova JUG Meeting of 22th September 2009, giving a brief introduction to Flex and Air

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Flex Air Intro

  1. 1. Adobe RIA Technologies: Adobe Flex 3 Cornel Creanga Platform Evangelist 1 2006 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved.
  2. 2. Applications have evolved Global 2004 RICH INTERNET WEB APPLICATIONS APPLICATIONS REACH 1998 1992 Local MAINFRAME CLIENT/SERVER Text UI RICH Integrated media GUI 2008 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved.
  3. 3. ADOBE FLEX ® 3 A highly productive, free open source framework for building expressive web applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers and on the desktop with Adobe AIR
  4. 4. Understanding Flex  2 languages  MXML (actually a library of ActionScript) Flex Builder IDE  ActionScript 3 Flex SDK  Compilers MXML ActionScript  Debugger Flex Class Library  Profiler  Rich Component Library Debuggers  Flex Builder IDE  Eclipse Plugin or turn-key install  Accelerates Design  Design view and code view
  5. 5. How Flex Works in the Browser Flex Builder IDE Browser Flex SDK Flash Player MXML ActionScript Flex Class Library SOAP HTTP/S AMF/S RTMP/S Web Server Compile XML/HTTP LC Data Services REST SOAP Web Services J2EE Application Server Existing Applications & Infrastructure
  6. 6. Adobe AIR enables web developers to use existing technologies to build and deploy rich Internet applications on the desktop.
  7. 7. Adobe AIR Application Stack HTML Flash Cross-OS HTML Flex Application JavaScript Flash ActionScript HTML Integrated XML XML Rendering CSS Audio Integrated DOMs PDF Video PDF & Scripting File System Network Application Drag and Local Access Detection Notifications Update Drop Database ... Adobe AIR APIs Mac, Windows, Linux & Device OS
  8. 8. 2006 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved.