AIR for Javascript Developers Pocket Guide
Getting Started with Adobe AIR
Publisher: O'Reilly Media / Adobe Developer Library
Final Release Date: April 2008
Pages: 208

This book is the official guide to Adobe ® AIR[TM], written by members of the AIR team. With Adobe AIR, web developers can use technologies like HTML and JavaScript to build and deploy web applications to the desktop. Packed with examples, this book explains how AIR works and features recipes for performing common runtime tasks.

Part of the Adobe Developer Library, this concise pocket guide explains:

  • What Adobe AIR is, and the problems this runtime aims to solve
  • How to set up your development environment
  • The HTML and JavaScript environments within AIR
  • How to create your first AIR application using HTML and JavaScript
  • Ways to perform an array of common tasks with this runtime

Also included is a guide to AIR packages, classes, and command line tools. Once you understand the basics of building HTML- and JavaScript-based AIR applications, this book makes an ideal reference for tackling specific problems. It offers a quick introduction to a significant new development technology, which lets you combine the reach and ease of the Web with the power of the desktop.

Table of Contents
Product Details
About the Author
Recommended for You
Customer Reviews


by PowerReviews
oreillyAIR for Javascript Developers Pocket Guide

(based on 1 review)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars



  • 4 Stars



  • 3 Stars



  • 2 Stars



  • 1 Stars



Reviewed by 1 customer

Displaying review 1

Back to top

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


Handy Guide!

By Harley

from Undisclosed

Comments about oreilly AIR for Javascript Developers Pocket Guide:

Title: Adobe Integrated Runtime (Air) for JavaScript Developers - Pocket Guide

Author: Mike chambers, Daniel Dura, Dragos Georgita & Kevin Hoyt

Publisher: O'Reilly

Price: 19.99, July 2008 version

This is a handy book to have, the only way it would be better if it was digital. Oh, wait! it is, and you can have it 45 days for free. This is great, and as an Adobe User Group Member that's another 20% off of the list price. I found this guide to be very helpful, I was able to just get my pathing setup and testing the configuration with a Hello World example.

So as a quick starter, this is a great reference and a must have for an introduction. I am not so sure if this would be used more as my experience grows as I would really like to have a deeper reference... But there is enough information here, that I could get away for a while with this for starters, then get into the meat later on. For sure, if you get a more comprehensive book, your going to need this "get started quick guide."

Displaying review 1

Back to top

Buy 2 Get 1 Free Free Shipping Guarantee
Buying Options
Immediate Access - Go Digital what's this?
Ebook:  $15.99
Formats:  APK, DAISY, ePub, Mobi, PDF
Print & Ebook:  $21.99
Print:  $19.99