Professional Flash Mobile Development
Creating Android and iPhone Applications
By Richard Wagner
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: December 2010
Pages: 336

Hands-on instructions for developing mobile apps with Flash

The exciting new release of Flash now gives you the capabilityto create native applications for Android and iPhone and thisin-depth guide shows you how to do exactly that. Author RichardWagner brings his years of Flash experience to these pages as hewalks you through all the key topics related to mobile Flash appdevelopment, including multitouch events, motion sensor,accelerometer, GPS, mobile services integration, and more. You'lldiscover how to build an app and then install and debug it on yourmobile device. In addition, you'll learn tips for migratingexisting web or desktop apps to run on the Android platform andoptimize your apps so that they perform on a level that youdemand.

Professional Flash Mobile Development:

  • Guides you through the process of getting all the tools in placeto install your app onto your Android or iPhone

  • Breaks down the necessary steps you must take before submittingyour app to the Android Market or App Store

  • Teaches you how to create apps that respond to accelerometerevents

  • Helps you understand ways to work with files on Android andiOS

  • Delves into capturing GPS data and using it inside your app

  • Explains how to detect orientation changes and respondaccordingly

Richard Wagner is Lead Product Architect (Web/Mobile) at Maark.He is an experienced web designer and developer and the author ofnumerous web-related books on the underlying technologies of Flashapplication development.

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by workingprogrammers to meet the real-world needs of programmers,developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, theyaddress the issues technology professionals face every day. Theyprovide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in newtechnologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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