With Adobe AIR native extensions, it is extremely easy to read the Network info like , connectivity status, network availability etc on your android device from within your AIR application. This extension intends to fill up the missing gaps in the built in NetworkInfo class provided in AIR SDK Here is how to get going…
1. Download the free version of our native extension – NetworkInfo – from:
2. Create a instance of NetworkInfo :
var networkInfo:NetworkInfo = new NetworkInfo();
3. Request information through public functions
Return values for getDetailedState() and getCoarseState() are CONSTANT names from thr original Android API, NetworkInfo.DetailedState and NetworkInfo.State respectively.
With Adobe AIR native extensions, it is extremely easy to read the battery data of your android device from within your AIR application. Here is how to get going… (more…)
I have been up and running with Adobe AIR native extensions this whole week. In the process of failing and trying , cooked up this utility tool that will make your life easier for now (Until flash builder itself packages ANE naively).
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.