Adobe AIR: Building Desktop Applications with Flex — A 2-day course

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Retired Course; no longer available

This course is has been retired and is no longer available.


The Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) is a cross-operating system runtime which allows Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) to run as desktop applications. AIR helps you leverage your existing web development skills to build software for the desktop. This two day class is designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of working with Adobe Flex and AIR for application development.

Course Objectives

After this course you will be able to start creating an AIR project, creating native windows, using the file system, connecting applications, persisting application data and understanding Adobe AIR security.

Intended Audience

This course is designed for object-oriented developers who want to bring the power of Rich Internet Applications to their web applications.


Attended Flex: Developing Rich Client Applications course

If you have equivalent experience using MXML and ActionScript 3 to develop Adobe Flex applications which include the following features: data binding, user interface, container, and navigation components, custom components, in-line and scripted event handling, view states, and custom classes you should be okay.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Course Contents

Introducing the course

Introducing Adobe AIR

Getting started with Adobe AIR

Creating native windows

Using the file system

Connecting applications

Using the clipboard

Persisting application data

Understanding Adobe AIR security

Customising application deployment