Developing Android Applications with Flex 4.5: Building Android Applications With Actionscript by Rich TretolaDeveloping Android Applications with Flex 4.5: Building Android Applications With Actionscript by Rich Tretola

Developing Android Applications with Flex 4.5: Building Android Applications With Actionscript

byRich Tretola

Paperback | June 5, 2011

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Ready to put your ActionScript 3 skills to work on mobile apps? This hands-on book walks you through the process of creating an Adobe AIR application from start to finish, using the Flex 4.5 framework. Move quickly from a basic Hello World application to complex interactions with Android APIs, and get complete code examples for working with Android device components—GPS, camera, gallery, accelerometer, multitouch display, and OS interactions. No matter how much Flex experience you have, this book is the ideal resource.

  • Use Flash Builder 4.5 to create and debug a Flex Mobile project
  • Choose a layout option to determine which files Flash Builder auto-generates
  • Select permissions that control which devices can install your app from the Android Market
  • Explore APIs that enable your app to interact with specific Android OS features
  • Learn how to read and write text files, browse the file system for media files, and create and write to an SQLite database
  • Use the URLRequest class to open your app in the browser, place calls, and create emails and text messages
  • Load web and video content into your app with StageWebView
  • Publish your app to an Android installer file with Flash Builder
Rich Tretola, an award-winning Flex developer, is the Rich Applications Technical Lead at Herff Jones Inc. He has been building internet apps for over a decade, and has worked with Flex since the original Royale beta was introduced in 2003. Rich is highly regarded in the Flex community as an expert in RIA, and is also an Adobe Communit...
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Title:Developing Android Applications with Flex 4.5: Building Android Applications With ActionscriptFormat:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.19 × 7 × 0.4 inPublished:June 5, 2011Publisher:O'Reilly MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1449305377

ISBN - 13:9781449305376

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Hello World
  • Chapter 2: Application Layouts
  • Chapter 3: Permissions and Configuration Settings
  • Chapter 4: Exploring the APIs
  • Chapter 5: Working with the File System
  • Chapter 6: OS Interactions
  • Chapter 7: Publish to Android Installer