While working on an AIR Mobile app, either in Flash or Flex, you might want to integrate Twitter API in it. In one of my projects few months back, I wanted to integrate the Twitter API within the app but wasn't able to find a complete working solution. While searching on the internet, I came across this article on Adobe DevNet. Though any complete example was not available, it proved to be a very helpful starting point. The approach doesn't uses any specific Twitter API library but instead uses the default oAuth authentication mechanism used by Twitter.
In this article I'll show you a simple...
Posted by: Rahul Joshi
December 6, 2012 |
Besides RJDesignz, I also maintain a website, WebResourcesLinks, which is a website to look for helpful resources for web designers and developers. On the website you can find some quality articles on what are the best resources available out there. I have written few articles there for AIR Mobile development resources as well. Thought people reading my blog might find them interesting in case they missed those on WebResourcesLinks.
Adobe AIR Native Extensions for Mobile - http://webresourceslinks.com/adobe-air-native-extensions-for-mobile/
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A new beta version of Adobe AIR is now available on Adobe Labs. AIR 3.4 has quite a few exciting features one of them being support for APNS (Apple Push Notification Service). With this release one will be able to send Push Notifications to Flex Mobile applications without use of any 3rd party Native Extension.
You can check the complete Release Notes for Air 3.4 here. The release notes also have provided a sample code to enable Push Notifications in your Flex Mobile Applications.
Other major additions to this release are:
Exception Support in Native Extensions for iOS — A native...
There could be a case that while developing application in Flash or Flex for mobile devices, you need to capture a bitmap image and save it to the Mobile File system. While it is possible directly through the CameraRoll Class, it doesn't have the option to save the file with a pre-defined name. This makes it difficult to access the image later.
Though there are few workarounds available for this where people have mentioned to access get the last modified image from the CameraRoll just after saving it, I don't find it worth.
So as an alternative you could save the image to the mobile file...
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