New Books: What’s New in Flash Player 11 + What’s New in Adobe AIR 3

O’Reilly has published a set of books that I was able to get together over the past few months, leading up to the new Flash Platform runtime releases in October: “What’s New in Flash Player 11” and “What’s New in Adobe AIR 3“. These books are companion pieces as there is obvious overlap between what is new in each runtime, but are unique enough to require this manner of separation per volume. The books are currently only available in digital format (ePub, Mobi, PDF) and can actually be acquired for FREE*! They will soon also be available from Amazon.com (Kindle),

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Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 Books

Adobe today announced that Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 will be shipping fairly soon. This is great news for the community because the runtimes are LOADED with great new features. How do I know the features are great? Because I’ve been working with them for the past couple of months while writing a set of companion books for O’Reilly about them both! In fact – the drafts are complete as of last night and are currently in tech review. What’s New in Flash Player 11 Comprehensive Quickstarts for Browser-Based Experiences Author: Joseph Labrecque Publisher: O’Reilly Media (October, 2011) ISBN-13:

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Mobile Development with Adobe Flash Professional CS5.5 and Flash Builder 4.5: Learn by Video

This publication is a set of DVDs (7 hours, 20 minutes) along with a 48 page book covering mobile application development using Flash Builder 4.5 and Flash Professional CS5.5 targeting both Apple iOS and Google Android. I had the opportunity to co-author this title along with the excellent Peter Elst earlier this year. Happy that it is finally available! Mobile Development with Flash Professional CS5.5 and Flash Builder 4.5: Learn by Video Create Android and iOS Applications with the Flash Platform Authors: video2brain, Peter Elst, Joseph Labrecque Publisher: Peachpit / Adobe Press (September, 2011) ISBN-10: 0321788109 ISBN-13: 978-0321788108 Pages: 48

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Adobe Flash Builder and Flex 4.5: New Features Workshop

In this workshop, top Flash expert Joseph Labrecque is your guide to Flash Builder 4.5. After a quick introduction to Flash Builder for those who may be unfamiliar, he covers the many new features in the latest version, including new coding features and Spark components. The course includes a chapter on mobile development where you’ll learn how to create a variety of mobile project types and how to effectively simulate iOS, Android, and Tablet OS devices before packaging and signing an application for mobile distribution. Finally, you’ll learn about Flash Builder´s integration with other Flash tools, including how to perform

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