We have so far established what you need to set in a native extension, in order for it to be distinguishable from other native extensions when used in an app. We also saw that you need to set that in the extension descriptor file.
Now let's have a look at how a native extension is used in an app and what you need to set in the app to help AIR find and load the native extension. Read More
In yesterday's article , Preparing an ANE to be used in an app, we established that your ANE needs:
- an Extension ID;
- Extension Initializer and Finalizer.
We also saw where these go: in the extension descriptor file. Now's the time to see what that file exactly is. Read More
When you make a native extension, you'll find that the communication between ActionScript and native code is somewhat lopsided. Read More
So you are an Android guy. Or gal. Or, you are an ActionScript person, who wants to expand to Android. Same difference.
Here is a bit of prerequisite information, in case you need it:
Next, let us see the ingredients that you have to provide for an ANE and those that are provided for you.
You will have to make two libraries: Read More
We saw what an AIR Native Extension (ANE) is and how it fits in your app. Now let us zoom in and see what's under the hood of an ANE for iOS.
There are two main components that you need to provide, in order to make an ANE for iOS Read More
So, you know what an AIR Native Extension (ANE) is and how it fits in your app. Next, you are contemplating an AIR Native Extension for Windows, while everyone is going crazy about iOS and Android. Read More
This is the title article for a series of posts that take a look into the components you'll need, in order to make a native extension for four different platforms. 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