Gestureworks – Actionscript AS3, AIR, Multitouch Framework

 

Would you be interested in a development kit for multitouch authoring for Adobe® Flash® and Adobe® AIR®?

Gestureworks V4 is available now with support for Away3D and Leap Motion.

Features:

Flexible Authoring
Gesture Markup Language (GML)
Native Multitouch Support
Gesture Visualizer
Built-in UI Components
Away3D and Leap Motion Support

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Flash Player and AIR releases, code-named “Jones“

 

Adobe announced the beta availability of our next Flash Player and AIR releases, code-named “Jones“.

With this release, Adobe introduced a new numbering scheme for their product versions. Adopting the pattern set by Google with Chrome and Mozilla with Firefox.

Download and read full article on: Adobe Blogs

App Development on Android and iOS (Why AIR)

 

“Adobe Air, as a cross platform app and game development proposition, has suffered the unfair collateral damage from a territorial war that was all but Hiroshima’d by the late Steve Jobs through his Thoughts on Flash letter and more generally his business decisions regarding the iOS platform. Never mind that so much of his argument was conveniently flawed and in someways very miss-representational – the environment and the players have now evolved and most of the premise is not longer relevant. As Moore’s law has continued so have the performance issues become null and void, other arguments such as the misuse of Flash are a straw man that would relate to any language/platform when abused.”

App Development on Android and iOS – Why the value proposition continues to tilt further towards Adobe Air over native languages

Performance Tips – AIR

 

Robert Christensen explains that Adobe knows about the performance problems with AIR applications on MAC, it seems that Adobe is working on that.

This specific article has some tips on how to make your AIR applications run smoother and with the best performance possible.

Have a look.

Tips for Adobe AIR

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