Where do Adobe® AIR™ fits in a Web ApplicationAuthored by Mike Chambers, Danny Dura, Kevin Hoyt and published by O’Reilly - Adobe Integrated Runtime for JavaScript Developers Pocketguide - is for HTML and JavaScript developers who wishes to get started with Adobe® AIR™. Before it was named Adobe® AIR™, it was popularly known as Adobe Apollo.

Adobe® AIR™

Adobe® AIR™, erstwhile code-named Apollo, is a cross-operating system runtime that allows developers to use their existing web development skills to build and deploy rich Internet applications to the desktop.

The book Adobe Integrated Runtime for JavaScript Developers has the following chapters:

# Introduction to the Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR)
# Getting Started with AIR Development
# Working with JavaScript and HTML Within AIR
# AIR Mini Cookbook

* Command line tools (Appendix A)
* AIR JavaScript Aliases (Appendix B)

This book gives a general overview of Adobe AIR, shows how to set up your development environment to start building applications, provides an overview of the HTML and JavaScript engines within AIR, and shows how to perform a number of common programming tasks within AIR. This book can be best used as an introduction to and overview of Adobe® AIR™, as well as a step by step guide to getting started with AIR Application development. The book, including all text and code samples, is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.

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* Ajaxian has made the book available for FREE Download (PDF).
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* Adobe® AIR™ Showcase Gallery
* Adobe® AIR™ Sample Applications
* Download the Adobe® AIR™ SDK
* Adobe® AIR™ Mailing List

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