Hello, fellow Flash developer! Did you find this page while looking for “the #Swift equivalent of this #ActionScript piece of code”? Or are you looking to transfer your #Flash skills into native #iOS development? In either case, you are in the right place. If you have spent some time making Flash apps and coding in ActionScript, you are well on your way to knowing your way around Swift and won’t need to start from scratch. We have collected some resources that can help on your learning journey: they have been created with your experience in mind and by developers who speak your language – after Read More
We have a brand new book for Flash and ActionScript developers who want to make iOS apps with with Swift, called Migrating to Swift from Flash and ActionScript. You can get the electronic edition (Kindle, PDF, EPUB) from Amazon or Apress or you can pre-order the print edition, which is coming out on November 13th 2016. You can also download a free sample here.. Is Flash dead? Not quite yet. And neither are your Flash and ActionScript skills. But we can all feel the wind of change that Swift – Apple’s latest programming language – is bringing. This might be sad news for Read More
We sometimes get asked for help with putting ANEs for Windows together, build automation and debugging. The inspiration for this tutorial came from Eric Zwar, who bought our eBook Easy Native Extensions, which has examples for iOS, and heroically applied its principles to making an AIR Native Extension for Windows. Thank you, Eric! I hope you like this one. Share on: WhatsApp Read More
In the first post of this series we defined AIR Native Extension as an ActionScript 3 wrapper around a native library and listed the reasons why you might need one.
Today we are looking at how an AIR Native Extension (ANE) fits in your app. Read More
Before we define what Adobe AIR Native Extensions (ANEs) are, let us first marvel at Adobe AIR for a bit, starting with what it can do for you. Then we will move on to what it can't do for you. That's where it gets interesting and where ANEs come in. Read More