How is Flex Doing? Quick Start Guides and Tutorials
Flex is doing good! Apache Flex SDK 4.10 was released in August, and there have already been more than 7500 installations of 4.10 within two months since its release. Of course this SDK is supported by IntelliJ IDEA. Nevertheless, according to the feedback we get, many Flex developers still stick to the older Adobe Flex SDK versions, and here's what we'd like tell them: come on, update to the latest SDK already! The Apache Flex team acts on your feedback pretty fast, and the best thing you can do is to get involved! The anonymous statistics we collect in IntelliJ IDEA shows that Flex
Getting Started with Adobe Gaming SDK in IntelliJ IDEA 12.1
IntelliJ IDEA 12.1 has complete support for the Adobe Gaming SDK, i.e. Adobe AIR SDK bundled together with Away3D, Starling and Feathers frameworks. For those who are interested in developing games using IntelliJ IDEA we have prepared a step-by-step tutorial with instructions on how to set up, build and run sample applications included in the SDK. Please feel free to share your feedback at our forum and report any found issues to the issue tracker. Develop with pleasure!
How is Flash Doing?
Over the last year there have been many rumors about death of Flash, just as rumors about its second life, inspired by Apache and new Adobe AIR features. Since the release of IntelliJ IDEA 11.1 we gather Usage Statistics, which helps us understand better your real needs and allocate resources correspondingly. The statistics of course does not represent the full worldwide picture, but it lets us analyse how IntelliJ IDEA is used for ActionScript and Flex development. The good news, as it turns out, is that the number of active ActionScript and Flex developers has been growing constantly. As
Adobe AIR for iOS in IntelliJ IDEA 12 Leda
We are pleased to announce that IntelliJ IDEA 12 will support new features of Adobe AIR SDK 3.4. They are designed to simplify iOS apps development process: Run/debug AIR applications on iOS Simulator (Mac OS X only) Debug iOS apps on device both over USB or network Single-click iOS app deployment to the device without the need to manually install it using iTunes (more…)
Improved Flex Project Setup in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1
Hi, Flash and Flex devs! We've been analyzing feedback from those of you who use IntelliJ IDEA for Flex and ActionScript development. A common problem turns out to be complicated project setup. To address this issue in IntelliJ IDEA 11.1, we have reworked the user interface, all the way from module wizard and project setup to run/debug configurations and AIR Packaging. We believe these changes will make product experience better for everyone, and especially for the users of Eclipse-based IDEs. Read on to see what we've changed so far. However, this isn't final, as we count on more feedback
JetBrains introduces Astella — a new IDE for ActionScript, Flex, AIR and HTML5 development!
NOTE: JetBrains Astella Merges Into IntelliJ IDEA. Read more » As you may know, IntelliJ IDEA has high-class support for creating Flash, Flex and AIR applications as well as HTML5 interactive content. As more and more IntelliJ IDEA users adopted these languages, we realized that they deserved a dedicated product that would meet their specific needs and make them even more productive. So today we’re very excited to introduce Astella — our brand new IDE for Sprite masters, frameRate hunters and Canvas gurus. And if you’re just learning the language and the platform, remember: a great
New in 10.5: Develop Mobile AIR Applications for Android
Latest EAP of IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 supports full cycle of Mobile AIR applications development: write code, compile, package, install, run and debug on emulator or Android device! Let's look at common development workflow. (more…)
IntelliJ IDEA welcomes all Flash Builder Linux users
Adobe Systems Inc. has recently announced it is stopping further development of Flash Builder for Linux. If this news makes you uneasy, take it as a great opportunity to learn some new tools! We welcome all of you to try IntelliJ IDEA as Flex, ActionScript and AIR IDE for every OS, but we aren't the only ones to do so. James Ward, a Technical Evangelist at Adobe, has posted an article to his blog in relation to the Flash Builder Linux shutdown, "Flex Development on Linux with IntelliJ IDEA". James says IntelliJ IDEA is "doing a great job". He has also recorded a short overview video about u
Package AIR Installation File
Creating AIR installer (*.air), unsigned intermediate AIR package (*.airi) as well as generating self-signed certificate is possible in IntelliJ IDEA via Tools menu, Flex group, Package AIR Installation File action. (more…)