Working with autofocus camera using Adobe AIR on Android

Autofocus With Adobe AIR

Last week i have been getting some insights on using Adobe AIR on Android. While most of the experiences  were pleasant, there were times when i wished things could have been simpler.But then again there is a long way to go for both Adobe AIR and me on mobile devices.

In this article we will see how to deal with a mobile device camera’s autofocus feature using actionscript 3. (more…)

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Hi Rajdeep. This is AWSOME. I am still experimenting but It would seem this would solve the…

Flash player 11 highly sought after in marketplace

Adobe flash player seems to be gaining some heavy momentum in android market place. In a matter of 4 days the ranking of flash player 11 has crossed over from #168 to #81 this morning to #25 at the time of writing this article from my HTC sensation.

It is now quiet clearly visible that apple had a deep fear of flash ruining its revenue if it was allowed on ios. Despite of bad names such as resource hog etc, flash is showing clear dominance in the mobile world.

Samsung and HTC both have low range devices like HTC explorer and Samsung galaxy mini 2, which even though are not Adobe certified, but can still run flash and air flawlessly out of the box.

Be sure to Check out android marketplace for the latest position of flash player.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/collection/topselling_free

Data Centric Development for Flash Player 10.1 using Flash Builder 4 on Android Device

Sujit Reddy demonstrates using Flash Builder 4  for data centric development for Flash Player 10.1. The application developed here is consuming data from a Data Management Service destination of LiveCycle DS (LCDS) and so any changes to the data on the mobile devices is pushed to all other clients viewing the same data . the concept is very much like real-time push with RTMP , only in this case its using LiveCycle DS. Its basically a online mobile purchasing app. Very nicely done though :). You can read in details here at Sujit Reddy’e blog.

Revelations at Mobile World Congress 2010

This week Adobe revealed some of the coolest things, yet to be seen on Flash Mobile Development Platform – The forthcoming of Flash platform (Flash player 10.1) on Blackberry and Android. for those of you still unaware of Flash Player 10.1 – “That’s Actionscript 3.0 in full rage !” 🙂 Watch yourself: