Monthly Archives: July 2008

BBC Olympics coverage on your desktop with AIR and on the web with Flash Player

The BBC today launched their second desktop widget built using Flex and deployed on AIR to deliver updated news coverage from the Olympics and to provide desktop alerts for when Olympic events are starting. Following on from the beta launch … Continue reading

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New contender for the most popular AIR application?

If you live in the UK you’ll be familiar with The Sun newspaper, if you’re not then Wikipedia will help you out, but it’s one of the most popular tabloid newspapers in the UK with nearly 8 million readers every … Continue reading

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Building data-intensive RIAs – part 1

As part of the recent European onAIR tour I presented a session on building data-intensive AIR applications – the aim of this follow-up series of three blog posts is to highlight some of the options available for incorporating data in … Continue reading

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