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Adobe AIR Development

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running AIR app on device and desktop

Hello all


I am researching developing an app using Adobe AIR.  One of the requirements is it run on BlackBerry 10 devices AND the desktop (either natively or in a browser is fine) AND re-use as much code as possible.

It looks like its possible if I avoid certain QNX packages that are not supported on the desktop.

Can anyone confirm or deny or comment?




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Re: running AIR app on device and desktop

Yes, you can run an BB app on the desktop, even most of the controls. I do most of my testin on desktop AIR, and do other device needed checks on the device/simulator. You can also create libraries of most of your business logic in a SWC library and share between a desktop app and the device app.
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Re: running AIR app on device and desktop

Confirmed, especially if you use Flex instead of the BB AIR components.

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