Kevin Korngut introduces Adobe AIR, a cross-platform runtime environment for desktop and mobile applications.
Stephan Janssen’s presentation is organized around Parleys.com, a web site whose front end is implemented in Flash. He explains why they dumped DHTML and switched to Flex/AIR. He also talks about two technologies that could be used instead, GWT and JavaFX, presenting their pros/cons.
Scott Delap shares his experience creating a lobby interface for an online game using Flex&Air. He details on related technologies used, available tooling and frameworks pros&cons, remoting options, unit, functional and load testing approach used.
In this presentation recorded during QCon London 2008, Christophe Coenraets presents Flex and AIR, two technologies from Adobe used to create, deploy and run Rich Internet Applications. After a brief introduction to each technology, Coenraets showed some applications built with them.
In this presentation from QCon San Francisco, Cristophe Coenraets discusses the benefits of Flex for Rich Internet Application (RIA) development, the API that Flex provides to developers, the new AIR runtime, and several examples of RIAs built using Flex, Flash and AIR, such as a word processor, a call center application, and a book viewer.