Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Adobe AIR for JavaScript Developers Pocketguide

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>AIR for JavaScript Developers Book Cover

Adobe AIR for JavaScript developers provides an introduction to Adobe AIR for developers using interested in building AIR applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS. The book has been updated for the latest and greatest, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License. Yup, the book is free.

You can download it first on Ajaxian here, or you can order on Amazon for a dead-tree version.

The book has several pieces:

  • Introduction to Adobe AIR
  • Getting started with Adobe AIR
  • Working with JavaScript and HTML Within Adobe AIR
  • Adobe AIR Mini-Cookbook

It is written by members of the AIR team itself, so you know that the information will be correct. Very smart of them to release it to the public like this. Congrats on finishing it guys!

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This is excellent. Thanks for posting this guys!

Comment by JayGarcia — April 17, 2008

Can’t get link to download to work. Was this a limited time thing? Is there a different link?

Comment by rstackhouse — April 17, 2008

The link is working for me. Can you try again?

(and this is a limited time thing)

mike chambers

mesh@adobe.com

Comment by mikechambers — April 17, 2008

Download OK for me. And thanks for posting this.

Comment by Brajeshwar — April 18, 2008

Looking Great, really usefull to!

Comment by V1 — April 18, 2008

Mike, when are you going to come to Mexico City?

Comment by kiewic — April 20, 2008

Oh,such a excellent news!

Comment by blankyao — April 21, 2008

fyi

The main page for the book can be found here:

http://labs.adobe.com/wiki/index.php/AIR:Books:Adobe_Integrated_Runtime_for_JavaScript_Developers

In particular, we will be posting any errata from the book on that page.

mike chambers

mesh@adobe.com

Comment by mikechambers — April 21, 2008

great stuff.

free never goes out of style.

glenn williams
tinylion development UK
flex-ria.com

Comment by tinylion — April 22, 2008

fantastic – caught this via onair.adobe.com – link failed but right-click and ‘download linked file’ bagged it. By the way, I’m viewing this site using Safari 3.1.1 (4525.18) (updated just this morning) and the side scroll bar has vanished – sure it was fine the other week when I looked at this site!

Comment by LoFT — April 28, 2008

fyi, the entire book is posted online in HTML now and can be found at:

http://www.tostring.org/books/adobe-air-for-javascript-developers-pocketguide/

mike chambers

mesh@adobe.com

Comment by mikechambers — June 23, 2008

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