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If you’re into Adobe AIR, RIAs or the Flash Platform, the site tries to make it easier to reference / search the book content online. If you find an issue, or something isn’t clear, Mike encourages its visitors/users to leave a comment on the chapter to clarify or get clarification.
All content on the site is released under Creative Commons licenses, which in essence means that this is the community’s site, and the books are the community’s books.
MXNA’s been a good resource site for Adobe Technology with articles being aggregated from many blogs. However, of late, there were lots of uproar from the community as MXNA wasn’t able to withstand the traffic onslaught. It was plagued with regular downtimes and slow in serving the aggregated contents.
MXNA was started, during the times of Full as a Goog, by Mike Chambers and Christian Cantrell as a simple aggregation site for Macromedia technology related blogs. My website was lucky to be one of those first few which MXNA aggregated during its early days. With the move to Adobe, MXNA grew tremendously, outgrew its infrastructure and it has been really seeking attention for an improvement.
Mike Chamber got a nice BIG printable PDF reference guide — Adobe technology platform ActionScript reference for RIA development, and it provides a complete ActionScript 3 API listing for Flash Player, Adobe AIR and Flex 3.
The latest design is supposedly the Final Logo. It may be noted that Adobe AIR has been pretty inconsistent as far as branding goes. It has had a number of logos and graphics associated with it, including the rocket-ship, and the current “AIR” branding.
Mike Chambers explains, “Part of this was due to the surprisingly complex process of designing and settling on a logo in the technology world. There have been quite a few times during the past year where we felt that we were close to having the final logo, only to then find out that it was just a bit too familiar to some other logo in the computer / internet / tech world.”
The Logo represents the three core Adobe web technologies – HTML, Flash and PDF. Each corner of the logo represents one of these core technologies. The vector versions of the Logo is also available for download – (zip).