Adobe AIR Supports Enterprise Deployment

Adobe AIR supports enterprise deployment. There; I’ve said it. We’ve had a bit of trouble getting this message out, so I wanted to be clear about this right up front. Now, before anyone jumps all over me for this one, I’m also sure we could do a better job of supporting enterprise deployment. If you’ve…

Adobe AIR Twitter Client For Desktop -Spaz

Spaz is another free Twitter client for desktop worth checking out. It is open-source, and because it runs using Adobe AIR you bet it’s cross-platformed. Spaz performs most of the functions a normal desktop Twitter client would (send/receive tweets, stream public tweets, etc) but extra customization support. It comes with 4 themes/skin to choose from,…

Google Reader In Adobe AIR Application

Good news for those who read feeds via Google Reader. Here’s another option where you can read feeds with a standalone application on your desktop, without logging into Google Reader with browser. ReadAir is build with Adobe AIR, so you can be rest assured that it will run smoothly cross-platform, Linux, Mac or Windows. The…

The Importance of JavaFX

Multiple people have told me that a very limited amount of time went into grabbing this from the labs and presenting it at the conference (like measured in days – not even weeks). Combining that with Sun’s lousy track record with Java UI technologies, I quickly wrote off the release / platform.

Get With Adobe AIR

I love Flex so much, I have actually been skeptical about Adobe AIR. Over the last year, I have had a hard time understanding why moving applications from the Web to the Desktop mattered (it just didn’t seem that interesting). Then I had the chance to attend the Adobe Engage event two weeks ago, where…