The fun-and-easy guide to developing cool Flash apps for mobile devices
Flash is installed on 98 percent of browsers and runs on most smartphones, delivering RIA content and videos. With Flash 10.1 for mobile devices, developers have the perfect tool to create a richer experience. This friendly guide covers the tools needed to develop native mobile device apps as well as Web Flash mobile apps, including games, and does it all in the easy-to-follow For Dummies style.
Flash Mobile Application Development For Dummies makes it easy to enter the fun and exciting field of mobile app development.
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Get going! Start creating Flash mobile apps for the latest mobile phones and tablet devices
Building your mobile app with Flash is a smart move. Flash lets you build an app for several mobile devices at the same time, and this book shows you how. Discover the Flash mobile development lifecycle, create content for your app, add bells and whistles, install and test your app on your own device, banish bugs, and submit it to the App Store and the Android market.
The mobile world — look at the pros and cons of developing native or browser-based Flash apps on mobile devices and what makes a great mobile app
The nitty-gritty — create a user interface, code your app, enable the user to enter data, and learn to send it to a server
Don't forget the fun — enhance your app with audio and video, use accelerometer and geo-location data, and explore Flash® Builder®
Give it life — learn how to create animation in your app and respond to user interaction
To market, to market — test and debug your app and get it accepted into the Android Market and Apple App Store
Open the book and find:
Whether to create a native app or a Flash app for the browser
New features in Flash Professional CS 5.5 and Flash Builder 4.5
Tips on working with Apple's Human Interface Guidelines
What to consider when using the Drawing API
How to build mobile Flex apps
Different ways to test your app
Help with identifying potential bottlenecks
Ten ways to make users happy
Visit the companion website at www.dummies.com/go/flashmobileappdevfd to find plenty of code examples you can use when creating your own Flash mobile apps
Build and deploy AIR® for Android apps
Create fun and easy-to-use games quickly using Flash
Design a good mobile user interface
Develop native apps for iOS using Flash
Jodie O'Rourke is an Adobe Certified Flash Expert specializing in Flash and AIR development and mobile interactive design and development. As Adobe Community Leader, Jodie is a frequent speaker at Flash, Flex, and mobile development conferences.
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Book Description For Dummies, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1118012542
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Book Description For Dummies, 2011. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The fun-and-easy guide to developing cool Flash apps for mobile devices Flash is installed on 98 percent of browsers and runs on most smartphones, delivering RIA content and videos. With Flash 10. 1 for mobile devices, developers have the perfect tool to create a richer experience. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1118012542
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