Android development with Flash Platform

First of all I’d like to say thank you to JUG Padova that give me opportunity to talk about Flash Platform in own Java User Group.
Saturday morning I got a talk about Android development with Flash Platform in a school in Padova.
There were 40/50 people more or less, students, Flash Platform devs and Java devs, so I’m glad about the final result.

I talked about my experience on working with Flash Platform on Android, suggested some tips & tricks to improve own applications made with AIR or web site for Flash Player on Android and finally I reported latest news from Flash on the Beach general session.

Adobe has just released Adobe AIR for Android so from last weekend you can download it and start to develop your own Flash Platform contents for Android devices.

You can download my presentation slides with some samples directly here, for now slides are in Italian but if someone is interesting in an English translation feel free to add a comment here.

UPDATE
Here you can watch the seminar: http://www.archive.org/details/AndroidDevelopmentWithFlashPlatform

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lucamezzalira

I’m the VP of Architecture at DAZN with more than 15 years of experience, a Google Developer Expert on Web Technologies and the London Javascript community Manager I had the chance to work on cutting-edge projects for mobile, desktop, web, TVs, set top boxes and embedded devices. I am currently managing DAZN, a sports video platform based on the cloud with millions of users that are watching live and on-demand contents. I'm the author of Front-End Reactive Architectures published by APress: https://goo.gl/ywAmsx I think the best way to use any programming language is mastering their models, that’s why I spent a lot of time studying and researching on topics like OOP, Functional and Reactive programming. In my spare time, I wrote for national and international technical magazines and editors, I'm also a technical reviewer for APress, Packt Publishing, Pragmatic Bookshelf and O'Reilly. I was speaker at: O'Reilly media webinars, O'Reilly Software Architecture (San Francisco & London), O'Reilly Fluent (San Jose), O'Reilly Oscon (London), Google Developers Summit (Krakow), Google DevFest (London), Frontend Devs Love (Amsterdam), Voxxed Days (Belgrad & Bristol), JeffConf (Milan), International Javascript Conference (Munich & London), JS Poland (Warsaw), Code Europe (Wroclaw), JSDay (Verona), CybercomDev (Łódź), Jazoon Conference (Bern), JDays (Göteborg), Codemotion (Milan), FullStack Conference (London), React London UG (London), Scrum Gathering (Prague), Agile Cymru (Cardiff), Scotch on the rocks (Edinburgh & London), 360Max (San Francisco), PyCon (Florence), Lean Kanban Conference (London), Adobe Creative Suite CS 5.5 - Launch event (Milan), Mobile World Congress (Barcelona)

7 thoughts on “Android development with Flash Platform”

  1. Dear mart,

    I’m a 20 year old flash developer who just started with Android. Altho my application is 99% done, I can’t make it screen independent. I have done everything I should, and looked everywhere but I can’t get the android library in my project. And by that I can’t get the DIP class. The thing I want to do is like

    import android.screen.DIP;

    but that aint possible in my Flashdevelop/Flash CS5 project. Do you have any idea if this is possible, and if so: how?

    I would be really thankful if you could help me.

    Greetz,
    Marc

      1. Hey I have solved the problem I think, this is what I do (in pseude code)

        stage.scaleMode = stagescalemode.noscale;
        stage.align = stagealign.topleft;

        var stageWidth:int = Capabilities.screenResolutionX;
        var DPI:int = Capabilities.screenDPI;

        var androidStageWidth:int = stagewidth / (DPI / 160);

        Greetz,
        Marc

  2. I’m not positive where you are getting your information, but good topic. I must spend a while studying much more or figuring out more. Thanks for excellent information I was searching for this info for my mission.

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