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Is FlashBuilder mandatory for creating AIR games for PlayBook?

Hi,

 

I have a customer with some AIR games that is interested to publish them on BB, but they are made with Flash. With Flash CS 5.5 I can convert them to AIR, and deploy to Android.

 

But if I go to the "download SDK" page from BB (https://bdsc.webapps.blackberry.com/air/download/sdk) and it says that I need Flash Builder. Is that absolutely mandatory? Is it possible to publish Flash made games to PlayBook?

 

Thanks!

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Registered: ‎05-07-2009
My Device: BlackBerry Z10, PlayBook, 9900
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Re: Is FlashBuilder mandatory for creating AIR games for PlayBook?

FlashBuilder is not mandatory for creating AIR applications/games for the PlayBook.

 

I've personally built several apps/games for the PlayBook using nothing more fancy than a plain old text editor and the command line tools to build, sign, package, deploy etc.


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