Adobe today has announced that they will play a strategic role in the formation of a new non-profit open source organization, The Away Foundation, through funding and endorsement of the popular Away3D framework as the recommended open source 3D framework for mobile, desktop and television games powered by Flash technology (Adobe AIR and Adobe Flash Player). This announcement is another proof of Adobe’s commitment to gaming and is a a follow up to Adobe’s earlier contributions to the open source Starling 2D framework. Adobe will continue to promote various 3rd party 3D frameworks and products that complement Flash game development.
- The Away Foundation
- Q&A With The Away Foundation’s Rob Bateman
- Away3D, Adobe and The Away Foundation
- Away3D 4.0 GOLD
Also of related note: the Flash Player 11.4 and AIR 3.4 public betas are now available on Adobe Labs! What’s new? ActionScript Workers, Stage3D constrained mode, ATF textures, ByteArray LZMA compression, and much more…