Flash Mobile Application Development For Dummies

( 1 )

Overview

The fun-and-easy guide to developing cool Flash apps for mobile devices

Flash is installed on 98 percent of browsers and runs on most smartphones, delivering RIA content and videos. With Flash 10.1 for mobile devices, developers have the perfect tool to create a richer experience. This friendly guide covers the tools needed to develop native mobile device apps as well as Web Flash mobile apps, including games, and does it all in the ...

See more details below
Paperback
$23.60
BN.com price
(Save 21%)$29.99 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (31) from $2.58   
  • New (16) from $2.72   
  • Used (15) from $2.58   

Overview

The fun-and-easy guide to developing cool Flash apps for mobile devices

Flash is installed on 98 percent of browsers and runs on most smartphones, delivering RIA content and videos. With Flash 10.1 for mobile devices, developers have the perfect tool to create a richer experience. This friendly guide covers the tools needed to develop native mobile device apps as well as Web Flash mobile apps, including games, and does it all in the easy-to-follow For Dummies style.

  • Flash is the standard for delivering rich Internet applications on mobile devices
  • Covers how to create iOS and Android apps with Flash and use the development environment for Flash
  • Addresses working with both regular and touch devices; developing a good mobile user interface; creating, testing, and deploying apps; developing fast, fun, and easy mobile games using Flash; and more

Flash Mobile Application Development For Dummies makes it easy to enter the fun and exciting field of mobile app development.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118012543
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/29/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 1,033,771
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 5.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Jodie O'Rourke is an Adobe Certified Flash Expert specializing in Flash and AIR development and mobile interactive design and development. As Adobe Community Leader, Jodie is a frequent speaker at Flash, Flex, and mobile development conferences.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started 7

Chapter 1: Exploring Flash on Mobile Devices 9

Chapter 2: Deploying Your Flash Application Natively or to the Browser 21

Chapter 3: Understanding the Process of Creating a Flash Mobile App 31

Part II: Creating a Flash Application for Mobile Devices 41

Chapter 4: Building a Mobile Flash Application with Flash Professional 43

Chapter 5: Creating the User Interface 57

Chapter 6: Writing the Code 89

Chapter 7: Entering and Managing Data 133

Chapter 8: Sending Data to the Server and Receiving Something Back 165

Part III: Adding Extra Bells and Whistles 191

Chapter 9: Enhancing with Video and Audio 193

Chapter 10: Bringing Your App to Life with Animation and Transitions 219

Chapter 11: Hooking into the Extended Mobile API Features 241

Chapter 12: Building Mobile Flex Applications with Flash Builder 269

Part IV: Getting Your App onto a Mobile Device 291

Chapter 13: Compiling and Packaging an AIR for Android Application 293

Chapter 14: Getting Your App onto an Android Device 309

Chapter 15: Registering as an iOS Developer and Provisioning Your iOS Device 323

Chapter 16: Compiling and Packaging an Application for iOS 351

Chapter 17: Getting Your App onto an iOS Device 369

Part V: Testing and Sending Your App to Market 379

Chapter 18: Performance Is Key: Testing the Application 381

Chapter 19: Submitting Your App to the Android Market 399

Chapter 20: Submitting to the Apple App Store 409

Part VI: The Part of Tens 429

Chapter 21: Top Ten Performance Tips 431

Chapter 22: Top Ten Ways to Please Your User 437

Chapter 23: Top Ten Tips for Apple App Store Success 443

Index 449

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)