If you want to learn more about Adobe AIR and you plan to attend Adobe MAX 2009, then you should book these sessions:
- What’s Coming in Adobe AIR 2 by Christian Cantrell. Adobe AIR allows developers to build rich Internet applications (RIAs) that run outside the browser on multiple operating systems. In this session, you will learn about the planned capabilities of the upcoming release of Adobe AIR 2.
- Designing Applications for Desktops and Mobile Devices with Adobe AIR by Arno Gourdol. See how Adobe AIR has made it possible for web developers to build cross-platform desktop applications. Learn how the platform is expanding to enable the delivery of applications not just for desktop operating systems, but also for mobile devices.
- Building Mobile Applications with Adobe AIR by Aditya Bansod (2 sessions). Learn how Adobe is working to bring Adobe AIR development out of the desktop and onto a mobile phone near you. We will cover how the AIR SDK and platform will evolve to add capabilities to help developers mobile enable, test, and publish their content. Mobile computing and mobile applications provide publishers and developers with exciting opportunities to get their products into the pockets of millions of people.
- Explore Deployment and Distribution Options for Adobe AIR Applications by Oliver Goldman. Learn how to get your AIR applications to your users and how to keep them up to date. We will discuss important considerations for distribution on the Internet or an intranet, including impacts on your auto-update mechanism. We will cover existing deployment options such as badge installation and IBM Tivoli support. Finally, we will explore the new deployment options that will be available in Adobe AIR 2, including the native installer support required to use some of the advanced new AIR 2 APIs.
- The Future of Digital Publishing: Delivering News through Adobe AIR by Jeremy Clark. Learn from Jeremy Clark of Adobe’s Experience Design team how his group has leveraged Adobe AIR, Flex, and the Text Layout Framework (now in beta on Adobe Labs) to help the New York Times and others reach new and existing customers with a revolutionary desktop news application.
- LATER UPDATE: AIR Boot Camp BYOL by Duane Nickull and James Ward. Everything you need to know in order to get up to speed with AIR, Flex, and Flex Builder 3/Flash Builder 4.
You can register for the sessions here.