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ColdFusion Builder Beta 3 Available on Adobe Labs

ColdFusion Builder Beta 3 is now available at Adobe Labs. This release includes many new features and one of my favorite is AIR Application development support. Some of the new features included with this release are as follows.

  • Code Assist for ColdFusion ORM
  • Enhanced SQL Editor
  • AIR application development
  • Support for ExtJS 3.0 libraries

So don't wait to grab your copy. ColdFusion Builder Rocks!

Adobe AIR 2 Beta available at Adobe Labs

The public beta of Adobe AIR 2 just hits the Adobe Labs. The new features of AIR 2 Beta as mentioned in Adobe Labs:

Chennai CFUG: ColdFusion 9 and Adobe AIR Integration Recording

Today Rakshith gave a wonderful and very informative presentation on about ColdFusion 9 and Abode AIR integration to Chennai CFUG. The recording of the presentation is available here and I have also posted the recording of the presentation to Charlie Arehart's UGTV site.

Chennai CFUG Meeting: ColdFusion 9 and Adobe AIR Integration

Chennai CFUG is having its October month meeting on coming 22nd and the topic is ColdFusion 9 and Adobe AIR Integration. In this meeting Rakshith from Adobe ColdFusion engineering team will present about the ColdFusion 9 and Adobe AIR Integration. Rakshith will discuss about the ColdFusion 9 offline AIR application support, which includes data persistence and synchronization.

This will be an Adobe Connect meeting. Please see the event details on Chennai CFUG site at Adobe Groups for more information and to RSVP (Login with your Adobe ID to RSVP).

Creating Windows in HTML and JavaScript AIR Applications

Adobe AIR is such a great technology from Adobe for developers who wish to use their existing web development knowledge to create Desktop application. If you would like to learn more on using jQuery with AIR please do keep an eye on Andy Mathews and Jason Dean blogs.

In my previous post about AIR for Web Developers where I have explained about Installing AIR SDK and creating, testing and running your AIR Application using command prompt in Windows OS and for using Aptana with AIR follow this blog post by Andy Mathews. So now let's starts with a simple example of creating windows in AIR Application. Apart from the initial main window, we can also creates other windows in HTML based AIR application. We can create two types of window and they are called as standard HTML windows which look similar as windows in web browsers and Native windows which look similar to the windows of native Operating system (Windows, Mac, or Linux).

Adobe AIR 1.5.1 Released

Adobe has released the AIR 1.5.1 update with a new feature and with number of bug fixes. The Adobe AIR 1.5.1 is available on the Adobe AIR download center.

Read Adobe AIR Team blog for more information.

Adobe AIR For Web Developers

This is a quick guide for setting up the AIR SDK and running your HTML based AIR Desktop Application on windows operating system. This topic might be an old one for seasoned AIR developers but I hope this is useful for AIR beginners like me.

Download and Install Java JRE or JDK: AIR SDK requires either JRE or JDK to be installed on you computer. If you have JRE or JDK installed in your computer move to next step. You can download Java JRE at http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/download.html and the java JDK at http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp.

Download and Install AIR SDK: Download AIR SDK at http://www.adobe.com/products/air/tools/sdk/ and choose the windows version. Extract the AIR SDK content to another location on your computer. I have extracted the content to "D:\Program Files\Adobe AIR\AIRSDK\". Note: Please do remember the location you've extracted the SDK.

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