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Taking Web Apps to the Desktop with AIR

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AIR is a runtime that enables web developers to build and deploy desktop applications on Mac, Windows and Linux operating systems. In this presentation, recorded at Øredev 2009, Piotr Walczyszyn covers the capabilities of the AIR runtime and how to build an application using either HTML/AJAX or Flex. You'll learn how to use the File System, SQLite, Windowing and Menu APIs in your existing web applications and how to deploy AIR applications via the web for easy installation.

About the Presenter

Piotr Walczyszyn is a Platform Evangelist for Adobe Systems responsible for messaging around the Adobe Platform technologies, including Adobbe Flash, Flex, and AIR. Previous to Adobe, Piotr co-founded the biggest social networking portal for lawyers' community in Poland, which is based on AJAX technologies and follows the latest Web 2.0 trends. He also has a strong background in enterprise architectures like JEE and .NET Framework.  

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