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Adobe AIR tutorial: an application to backup files on the server

Some time ago I decided to write a simple application to backup files quickly, and place them on my server. I created with program using Adobe AIR (and PHP for a small backend). Adobe AIR tutorial – creating a real application We will read here, among others, about Drag&Drop, communication with the server, and handle […]

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We explore Adobe AIR. Windows, menus, XHR.

Previously we talked about Adobe AIR basics, including preparation of development environment. It’s time for the next article, and more practice. We will work with windows and XHR calls (yes, we can enjoy AJAX in AIR apps). Working with windows in Adobe AIR Creating a window looks exactly the same as it is in classic […]

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Adobe AIR tutorial – an introduction and first application

Adobe AIR – quick start In this article I want to provide a quick start with the Adobe AIR technology. It’s the next reason to learn JavaScript and improve our knowledge about this language and related technologies. Adobe AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) it’s a runtime environment for RIA apps, which can be developed in Adobe […]

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JavaScript Frameworks – foreword

So far, we have described most of the key aspects and features of JavaScript including object-oriented programming, DOM, AJAX. There were various practical examples. It’s time for another extremely important step: JavaScript Frameworks. And here comes the real fun (and a considerable saving of time). JavaScript Frameworks We briefly present the solutions well known by […]

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JavaScript – for what and why? Motivation to explore the language.

JavaScript? I’m pretty sure we can find full spectrum of people – from passionate enthusiasts to people that hate this language, and despise JS developers. Meanwhile, in good conscience we can say that JavaScript is more powerful than many people think! Let’s try to answer following questions: Is JavaScript so strong and necessary? Isn’t this […]