Frameworks and Platforms

Seven Tools To Start Your Hassle-Free HTML5 Project

There are many tools out there for designers and developers, but getting by free and good ones is not that easy. That is why I am sharing Seven Tools To Start Your Hassle-Free HTML5 Project. Read each entry in the list and see which tool suits your needs best.

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Initializr

Initializr is an HTML5 templates generator to help you getting started with an HTML5 project. It is built on HTML5 Boilerplate, a powerful HTML5 template. It will generate for you a clean customizable template based on Boilerplate with just what you need to start.

Modernizr

Modernizr adds classes to the <html> element which allow you to target specific browser functionality in your stylesheet. You don’t actually need to write any Javascript to use it.

HTML5 test

The HTML5 test score is only an indication of how well your browser supports  the upcoming HTML5 standard and related specifications. It does not try to test all of the new features offered by HTML5, nor does it try to test the functionality of each feature it does detect.

What’s my IP

This site helps you find that which HTML5/CSS3 features are supported by your browser and which are not.

SproutCore

SproutCore is an HTML5 application framework for building responsive, desktop-caliber apps in any modern web browser, without plugins.

SwitchToHTML5

When you create new websites or converting old ones to a new language, You may find that a framework is a very handy thing to have, so here is a useful script, which is written in PHP. It will provide you a usable HTML5 framework every time you want to start your new HTML5 project.

When can I use

This is a another worth checking out compatibility reference guide for support of HTML5, CSS3, SVG and more in desktop and mobile browsers.

Excellent Mockup And Wireframing (9) Web Apps Which You Would Love To Know

A wireframe or mockup tool is a must have tool for every web designer and developer. These tools have their importance in web designing and development world. It is good to use them because it saves your time and efforts, a mockup or wireframe can give you the whole idea about how your web will look and work. Combination of your own creativity and client’s requirement into a blank canvas, allows you to effectively plan the visual arrangements of the site’s contents. Well, a good and reliable wireframing application will cost you for sure and cost can starts from 150$ to 5000$. So, are you going to buy or what? and I definitely heard a big NO out there. So, my friends here comes the solution to the problem, I am listing some good web apps and tools for you in my article and you can use these mockup and wireframe apps and tools for FREE.

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MockFlow

mockflow

MockFlow helps to design interactive UI mockups for Desktop Software, Rich Internet Apps and Web sites. MockFlow is Hybrid, so you can design seamlessly from anywhere & even with No net-connection. You can get your visual concept ready in minutes, it is faster than drawing/coding wireframes, you can share your UI design with your clients, team chat, track project activities and you can export your Mockup to image, PDF or PowerPoint Presentation.

Jumpchart

jumstart

Jumpstart is a simple online collaborative wireframe designed to make planing websites simple, fast and more efficient. With a Jumpchart preview, -clients just get it and it’s not an abstract concept, it works just like the website will. It is great for Web Developers, Information Architects, Website Owners, and Copywriters. Now you can also export your mockup to HTML and WordPress WXR format! Besides WordPress – which is one of the most widely used Content Management Systems in the world.

PencilProject

PencilProject

PencilProject is a free and fairly powerful Firefox add on tool for making diagrams and GUI prototyping. Its an open-source tool which is very popular among designers and developers. It has many built-in stencils for diagramming and prototyping webs and options like multi-page documents, adding external objects, inter-page linking, on screen text editing and exporting to HTML, PNG, Openoffice.org document, Word document and PDF makes this addon very necessary for designer and developer.

WebSite Wireframe Tool

wireframeTools
You can build the wireframe in minutes with this particular tool, and if desired, a link to view the wireframe can be sent through email, instant message, or even the phone. The attraction to this tool is the simplicity of usage, lending itself to speed, both in wireframe creation, as well as being able to quickly share the results without having to send anything more than a web address. It is free to register and use, and works in modern web browsers including Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.

Lumzy

lumzy

Lumzy is a quick Mockup creation and Prototyping tool for software designers and developers. As a Mockup tool, you can use it to create a rough sketch of how the final website or application will look like while prototyping extends this by adding event based functionalities. Its totally FREE and its function like send on the go, make it public, collaboration and chat, and quick drag and drop will attract you to use it. And by the way you can export your Mockup to jpeg, PNG and PDF files.

DUB – DENIM

dubdenim

DENIM is a system that helps web site designers in the early stages of design. DENIM supports sketching input, allows design at different refinement levels, and unifies the levels through zooming. It allows designers to quickly sketch an interface using an electronic pad and stylus. Its now available for Windows, Unix, and Mac OS X. You can download it from here.

fluidIA

fluidIA

fluidIA is an emerging agile design tool for prototyping rich user interfaces. It provides support for truly rapid prototyping and changes of interface representations, expression of rich interactions, and collaboration.

Prototype Composer

prototypecompser

Prototype Composer is a completely new way of gathering requirements. Prototype Composer makes it possible to see how an application will look and function before any code is ever written. Instead of endless text documents, Prototype Composer makes it easy for business users and business analysts to collaborate on requirements by building simple, high-fidelity prototypes that simulate a working application.

iPhone Mockup

iPhoneMockUp

This simple web app allows you to create your own iPhone app mockups, share your mockup with other people, and the changes you make will be synced to everyone who has the mockup’s URL. This app is currently in Alpha and offers no password protection so, you better be careful about the privacy of what you creates.

Please let me know if there are more apps which should be listed. Thanks.

Google’s App Inventor Helps You Visually Create Any Android Apps

App inventor from Google Labs is a great new and free tool, which makes life easier of programmers, non-programmers, professionals and students to create mobile applications for Android powered devices. This app inventor requires Zero programming knowledge, because instead of writing code you visually design the way app will look, you can use blocks to specify the app’s behavior.

I mean the App inventor enables users to drag and drop blocks of code, which are shown as graphic images and representing different smart phone capabilities. These blocks are created for just about everything you wish to do with an Android phone, as well as blocks for doing “programming-like” stuff, blocks to store information, blocks for repeating actions, and blocks to perform actions under certain conditions. There are even blocks to talk to services like Twitter and more.

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App inventor will let you create apps that use advance feature like Sending or receiving SMS or working with GPS, App Inventor provides access to a GPS-location sensor, so users can build apps that know where they are. Users can build an app to help them remember where they parked their car. In App Inventor, the Apps you build can store data created by users in a database, so we can create a quiz kind of app in which the teachers can save questions in a quiz for their students to answer and something like that. So, if you can use database in it then you can think of many apps you can build in App Inventor isnt it?

You can fill a form by clicking here. Google labs will be granting access to App Inventor over the coming weeks. While you are waiting feel free to read more about App Inventor and learn how it works. Check out this video to hear more about App Inventor for Android at University of San Francisco.

OWA, An Open Source Web Analytics Framework For Many Popular Applications

The Open Web Analytics (OWA) framework provides a generic set of PHP and HTTP APIs that application developers can use to integrate web analytics into any application. The OWA framework also comes with built-in support for popular web applications such as WordPress and MediaWiki. As a generic web analytics framework, OWA can be extended to track and analyze any web application.

Open source web analytics

To download the latest releases of OWA, please click here.

Tracking/Reporting 

WordPress Specific Features

Windows4all, An Online Virtual Operating System

Windows4all is a Microsoft Silverlight based online virtual operating system. It is a website that simulates an operating system inside a web browser. Windows4all.com replicates the desktop environment of a modern operating system. The user can launch applications right away without installation.

Windows4all

Are you assuming that above screen shot is showing my desktop. No, this is the Windows4all desktop view. At first glance, you will would not believe that it’s just virtual version of web based Windows.

Windows4all.com requires Silverlight 2 player to operate because it was developed on Microsoft Silverlight. Besides desktop, taskbar, start menu and sidebar, currently it includes such applications.

Windows4all

* File Explorer
* Internet Explorer
* Video Player
* Rich text editor
* RSS reader
* Notepad
* Paint
* Calculator
* Games like Chess, Solitaire, Spider, Tic-tac-toe

The system also supports installing program functionality. But this program should be developed in Silverlight and be available in Internet or local file system. This is the alpha version of Windows4all.com but it’s still wonderful.

Update: Thank you Akmal Wardak for your point. After you commented here, we have figured out that Windows4all is not a Microsoft product and we have mistakenly Introduced it like this. We apologize to our community.

Old Title : Microsoft Rolled Out Web-Based Version Of Windows (For Free)  (Removed)

New Title :  Windows4all, An Online Virtual Operating System For Free

Ten Rock Solid Free Platforms To Start Your Successful Website

Now a days, unlimited websites are coming live everyday to take part in the internet world. They can be classified in business sites, blogs, social networking sites, directories, forums, e-commerce sites and many more other creative ideas applied to do something that has never been done. Today, We are compiling a list of Ten Rock Solid Free Platforms To Start Your Successful Website. These free web applications can be use in diversified ways to get your customize results for your fresh and new websites. You can easily find their showcase of running websites to get inspiration and ideas.

You are welcome to share more free web apps/platforms that will help our readers to start their multi-function websites.  Do you want to be the first one to know the latest happenings at SmashingApps.com just subscribe to our rss feed and you can follow us on twitter as well.

WordPress

Wordpress

WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.

Pligg

Pligg

Pligg is an open source Content Management System (CMS) that you can download and use for free. Pligg CMS provides social networking software that encourages visitors to register on your website so that they can submit content and connect with other users. Our software creates websites where stories are created and voted on by members, not website editors. Use Pligg content management system to start your own social networking community in minutes.

phpBBâ„¢

phpBB

With a large and highly customisable set of key features coupled with a standards compliant interface, phpBBâ„¢ will grow with, and complement your website. With millions of installations worldwide, it is no wonder phpBBâ„¢ is one of the most popular ways to create and support a community.

Magento

Magento

Magento is the eCommerce software platform for growth that promises to revolutionize the industry. Its modular architecture and unprecedented flexibility means your business is no longer constrained by your eCommerce platform.

Drupal

Drupal
Drupal is a free software package that allows an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website. Tens of thousands of people and organizations are using Drupal to power scores of different web sites from personal weblogs to large community-driven websites.

PrestaShopâ„¢

PrestaShop

The PrestaShop e-Commerce Solution was built to take advantage of essential Web 2.0 innovations such as dynamic AJAX-powered features and next-generation ergonomy. PrestaShop guides users through your product catalog intelligently and effortlessly, turning intrigued visitors into paying customers.

jobberBase

Jobber Base

jobberBase is a great open source job board software for anyone. You can get online your job posting website with jobberBase. It’s easy to install and configure to start your job board.

Dolphin

Dolphin

YouTube, MySpace, Odeo, Flickr, Match and Facebook – all in one, customizable and under your full control. You’re limited only by your imagination – not by the software. Dolphin Smart Community Builder is a universal, free, open source software that allows you to build any kind of online community. With a huge variety of features & options, you can quickly launch your own very unique and successful website.

The Freeway Project

Freeway

Freeway is the most advanced Open Source eCommerce platform and Freeway offers selling methods only previously available in enterprise class or niche bespoke systems. Without having to purchase a commercial system and then paying a developer to build a custom installation, Freeway does what you need out of the box. Of course Freeway is great for selling products but it also sells events AND services AND subscriptions. From appointments and time based bookings to event ticketing and subscriptions Freeway is the eCommerce platform.

PHPizabi 

PHPizabi

PHPizabi is one of the most powerful social networking platforms on the planet. With literally thousands of websites powered by PHPizabi including everything from simple friends sites to the most complex networking super sites out there. Easy to install, use, and raising the bar on what it is to provide a reliable, fast, social networking package to raise your business to the next level.

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Joomla

Joomla

Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.

An Open Source Data Visualization Framework For Charts And Graphs

Axiis is an open source data visualization framework designed for beginner and expert developers alike. Whether you are building elegant charts for executive briefings or exploring the boundaries of advanced data visualization research, Axiis has something for you. It gives developers the ability to expressively define their data visualizations through concise and intuitive markup. Axiis has been designed with a specific focus on elegant code, where your code can be just as beautiful as your visual output. By leveraging {inline} Flex Binding and the Axiis markup syntax you don’t need to write volumes of code to produce amazing results. In fact, some of the more complex Axiis examples have no more than 200 lines of code.

Axiis

Axiis was designed to be a granular framework, allowing developers to mix and match components and build complex output by compositing together basic building blocks. We have specifically avoided long OO inheritcance chains to keep our classtructures flat and interchangeable. In Axiis you create visual complexity through engineering simplicity.

Axiis is an open source project, under an MIT license. This means you can use it for personal projects, commercial work, and pretty much anything you can think of with no restrictions, we just ask you keep our copyrights and license within the code.

15 Excellent And Useful Microsoft Silverlight Tutorials & Resources

Microsoft Silverlight is a free framework empowering you to build new types of applications for the Web regardless of target platform or browser, using all the familiar features, languages and tools of the .NET framework. To see the magic of Silverlight, we must suggest you to check out this showcase applications on Microsoft’s website. Here is the list of 15 Excellent And Useful Microsoft Silverlight Tutorials & Resources that includes some useful tutorials and few great applications that has been developed on Microsoft Silverlight. We are hoping that you will learn further on Microsoft Silverlight after reading out this post.

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First Look at Silverlight 2 

First Look at Silverlight 2

In this article, you will have a first look at Silverlight that focuses on enabling Rich Internet Application (RIA) development.

The Importance of an Impressive User Interface

The Importance of an Impressive User Interface

In this lesson of the Silverlight tutorial, you will learn about the elements used for drawing graphics and to animate graphics by using Expression Blend.

How to Start with Silverlight

How to Start with Silverlight

Creating a XAML project for the Web

Creating a XAML project for the Web

They are beginning this tutorial by the creation of a project for a Web application, running in a navigator, and who requires the Silverlight plug-in, plus the SDK for programmers.

Silverlight Tutorials Collection

Silverlight Tutorials Collection

A good and useful collection of Silverlight tutorials if you want to learn how to get start with it?

How To Create An Animated Navigation Bar

How to create an animated navigation bar

This article is a tutorial on how to use Silverlight 2.0 to make a nifty animated navigation bar much like the one at the top of the Silverlight.net website.

Virtual Earth Silverlight Minimap Tutorial

Virtual Earth Silverlight Minimap Tutorial

In this tutorial author is going to show you how to create a simple styled minimap to use in your Virtual Earth Silverlight projects that looks exactly like the one we used in our Twittermap demo.

Silverlight 3 Photo Gallery Wall Application

Silverlight 3 Photo Gallery Wall Application

A downloadable source code of Silverlight 3 Photo Gallery Wall Application with useful information to understand how it was done.

Silverlight With Java Script Tutorial

Silverlight With Java Script Tutorial

This tutorial will introduce interactive animation. With Interactive Animation, we have the ability to start and stop our animations when we want without having to resort to subterfuge.

Creating Rich Data Forms in Silverlight 3 – Introduction

Creating Rich Data Forms in Silverlight 3 - Introduction

In this article author will show you the basics of the DataForm control – what you can do with it and why you should use it. He will show you how you can bind an item or a collection of items to a data form. Microsoft guys have done a great job with this control, so there are many features that you can use directly without much pain.

Securing Silverlight Application and WCF Service using ASP.Net Authentication Techniques

Securing Silverlight Application and WCF Service using ASP.Net Authentication Techniques

In this article you can learn the securing Silverlight Application and WCF Service using ASP.Net Authentication Techniques.

Animation Easings in Silverlight 3

Animation Easings in Silverlight 3

In this author will describe in details how you can use the BackEase animation.

The Silverlight BlockText Control

The Silverlight BlockText Control

The main idea is to let Silverlight’s Grid do the work. So at the beginning Author split the given string into words and draw them hidden into temporary grid, so he get the ActualWidth of each word.

Introduction to XAML Browser Applications

Introduction to XAML Browser Applications

This article gives an introduction to XBAPs and provides information about the differences between WPF Standalone applications, Silverlight, and XBAPs. Nihar explains the steps used to create a sample XBAP application and how to deploy and run it.

50 Silverlight Applications

50 Silverlight Applications

This is the collection of 50 sample applications developed in Silverlight.

23 Ultimate Collection Of Useful Ajax Tutorials & Resources

Ajax a short form of Asynchronous JavaScript and XML is a set of techniques used by many modern and popular web sites. This technique allows portions of a Web page to be updated without refreshing the entire page and to increase the web page’s interactivity, speed, and usability that is a significant advance in the development of websites and web-based applications. For example, a site might allow you to rate a product or item by clicking on a star image. With Ajax, your vote could be registered without having to load the entire page again.  If you already know about Javascript, HTML, CSS and XML then you will need to spend your 1 hour to start with AJAX. Here is the list of 23 Ultimate Collection Of Useful Ajax Tutorials & Resources that includes some useful tutorials and few great resources like script, examples etc. We are hoping that you will learn further on Ajax after reading out this post.

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Introducing the ASP.NET Ajax Frameworks

Introducing the ASP.NET Ajax Frameworks

This article takes a brief look at the features of some of the more widely used ASP.NET Ajax frameworks.

How To Build Quick and Simple AJAX Forms with JSON Responses

How To Build Quick and Simple AJAX Forms with JSON Responses

In this tutorial, you will learn the steps to setting up an AJAX form, which will return a JSON response used to display success/error messages.

Create a shoutbox using PHP and AJAX (with jQuery)

Create a shoutbox using PHP and AJAX (with jQuery)

In this tutorial, You will learn how to create a dynamic ajax based shoutbox with jQuery from scratch. It will be very interesting to know how to use the ajax function of jQuery and how it can be used to insert and recover data from a MySQL database via PHP in a way asynchronous.

Vista-like Ajax Calendar version 2

Vista-like Ajax Calendar version 2

The Vista-like Ajax Calendar (vlaCalendar) version 2 is a unobtrusive  web version of the slick and profound Windows Vista taskbar calendar, by using the MooTools javascript framework, AJAX, XHTML, CSS and PHP.

How to Code a Fun To-Do List With PHP and AJAX

How to Code a Fun To-Do List With PHP and AJAX

This tutorial will help you to build a to-do list that will allow you, or your user, to create, update, and delete items asynchronously. To accomplish our task, we’ll be using PHP and jQuery’s AJAX capabilities.

Using Ajax to Validate Forms

Using Ajax to Validate Forms

In this tutorials, Author is trying to explain that how you can speed up the process and reduce any frustration in finding preferred username. Server-based validation can be delivered with a page refresh, or live as this tutorial will explain, i.e. for checking whether a username is taken.

8 Ajax Data Controls and Effects to Work with Tables

8 Ajax Data Controls and Effects to Work with Tables

An useful collection of Ajax Data Controls and Effects that will help you to work with tables.

Making an Ajax PHP Watermarker Script

Making an Ajax PHP Watermarker Script

In this post, you will learn that how to make an Ajax PHP Watermarker script. So, all a user will have to do is select a file from a folder, enter his watermark text and watermark them instantly using Ajax.

Creating AJAX websites based on anchor navigation

Creating AJAX websites based on anchor navigation

In this tutorial we will see how to create an AJAX website without lose the reference to the URL.
Getting started with AJAX using PHP

Getting started with AJAX using PHP

In this article you will learn about what AJAX is, how it works, and how can you use AJAX with PHP. Please remember, AJAX is not a programming language, so you don’t have to learn any new technology. AJAX can be implemented by using existing standards (JavaScript and XML) in a different way.

Creating an Ajax contact form

Creating an Ajax contact form - from start to finish

In this tutorial author is showing you how to create an Ajax contact form from start to finish. This includes the form HTML/CSS, the JavaScript and the PHP backend.

Ajax security tools

Ajax security tools

In this article, you’ll learn about Ajax security tools, which you’ll be using to scan for SQL injection and cross-site scripting vulnerabilities; to set a master password; and to restore the state of all windows after crashes etc.

Creating An Amazing jQuery Style Switcher with Ajax Techniques

Creating An Amazing jQuery Style Switcher with Ajax Techniques

In this tutorial author is showing you how to create a style switcher using jQuery and PHP. The end result will be an unobtrusive & entirely degradable dynamic style switcher which will be quick and easy to implement.

Google AJAX APIs

Google AJAX APIs

Google’s AJAX APIs let you implement rich, dynamic web sites entirely in JavaScript and HTML. You can add a map to your site, a dynamic search box, or download feeds with just a few lines of JavaScript. If you want to play around with them, try using the Interactive Code Playground.

ASP.NET AJAX framework

ASP.NET AJAX framework

ASP.NET AJAX is a free framework for quickly creating efficient and interactive Web applications that work across all popular browsers. ASP.NET AJAX is built-into ASP.NET 3.5. It is also available as a separate download for ASP.NET 2.0.

20 Excellent Websites for Learning Ajax

20 Excellent Websites for Learning Ajax

There are many sites out there that’ll help you “grok” Ajax and the various technologies surrounding it. Here are 20 top-notch websites that cover the subject of Ajax.

AJAX Newsletter Module

AJAX Newsletter Module

This free app should be great for any newsletter management needs. Copy this one file onto your site, and you’re ready to send and archive all newsletters, manage e-mail addresses and categories, and configure a template for your e-mails.

AJAX Your Blog – Plugins, Source Code, and Tutorials

AJAX Your Blog - Plugins, Source Code, and Tutorials

This  is a list of AJAX components you can add to WordPress, Expression Engine, and Moveable Type.

script.aculo.us

script.aculo.us

script.aculo.us provides you with easy-to-use, cross-browser user interface JavaScript libraries to make your web sites and web applications fly.

70 New, Useful AJAX And JavaScript Techniques

70 New, Useful AJAX And JavaScript Techniques

In this article, they presented 70 new and useful JavaScript and AJAX techniques, all of which are of the highest quality and are more or less easy to configure. You will also find some very useful but better known techniques to use on almost any project you work on.

Ajax Rain

Ajax Rain

Ajax Rain is a diverse collection of over 900 Ajax examples, java scripts, jQuery plug-ins, DHTML codes and demos from around the web, it gives you the perfect start to web development.

MiniAjax

MiniAjax

A showroom of nice looking simple downloadable DHTML and AJAX scripts.

AjaxWith

AjaxWith

AjaxWith has a huge collection of Ajax tutorials, resources that will help you to learn Ajax in an easy way.

25 Excellent And Useful Adobe AIR Tutorials & Resources

Adobe AIR is a cross-platform runtime environment for building rich Internet applications using Adobe Flash, Adobe Flex, HTML, or Ajax, that can be deployed as a desktop application. Anyone who realize the future of Adobe AIR really want to learn it. To see the magic of Adobe AIR, we must suggest you to check out this showcase applications on Adobe’s website. Here is the list of 25 Excellent And Useful Adobe AIR Tutorials & Resources that includes some useful tutorials and few great applications that has been developed on Adobe AIR. We are hoping that you will learn further on Adobe AIR after reading out this post.

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Introduction to Adobe Air

Introduction to Adobe Air

This tutorial will introduce you to Adobe Air, a framework to build rich internet applications. This first introduction will show how to create a simple application using Html/Js technologies.

Adobe AIR and Flex – Getting Started

Adobe AIR and Flex - Getting Started

This article is going to be a short tutorial on how to get your first AIR application going. This tutorial requires a small knowledge of Flex.

Using the AIR Debug Launcher (ADL)

Using the AIR Debug Launcher (ADL)

This will help you to use the AIR Debug Launcher (ADL) to run both SWF-based and HTML-based applications during development.

Adobe AIR Tutorial Beginners 

Adobe AIR Tutorial Beginners

This Beginners Adobe AIR Tutorial covers the fundamentals for creating a simple AIR application.

Simple Copy Paste In Adobe AIR

Simple Copy Paste in Adobe AIR

This is a simple example that demonstrates how to copy a Text to clipboard and also how to retrive the same.

Developing cross-platform Adobe AIR applications

Developing cross-platform Adobe AIR applications

This article discusses some of the best practices for developing AIR applications that work well on all supported platforms and operating systems.

Installing Adobe AIR on Linux

Installing Adobe AIR on Linux

This will help you to learn Installing Adobe AIR on Linux.

Adobe AIR Tutorial For HTML / JavaScript Developers

Adobe AIR Tutorial for HTML / JavaScript Developers

The learning curve for building an Air Application if you already know JavaScript and HTML is quite small. Run through this quick tutorial and you will be unstoppable.

Adobe AIR Read And Write File System – Part1

Adobe AIR read and write file System – Part1

This tutorial will help Adobe AIR developers the ability read, write and manage files and folders.

Adobe AIR For JavaScript Developers Pocketguide

Adobe AIR for JavaScript Developers Pocketguide

Adobe AIR for JavaScript developers provides an introduction to Adobe AIR for developers using interested in building AIR applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

Notification Windows with JavaScript and AIR

Notification Windows with JavaScript and AIR

This article will walk through what a notification window looks like to AIR, and explore some of the various options you have when you want to alert the user.

Implementing Drag And Drop Between The OS And AIR

Implementing Drag and Drop Between the OS and AIR

In this, you will explore integration possibilities using drag and drop, a technique familiar to most desktop application users.

Best Practices: 6 AIR Features That May Annoy Your Users 

Best practices: 6 AIR features that may annoy your users

AIR provides developers with a lot of features that could potentially annoy users if not used wisely. In this article author listed down some features that he just want you to think about them before you add them to your application.

Recreating MapCache On Adobe AIR

Recreating MapCache on Adobe AIR

This article demonstrate how you can integrate web-based and desktop technologies by way of an Adobe AIR sample app that brings Yahoo! Maps to the desktop.

How To Build A Contact Manager In AIR Using XML

How to build a contact manager in AIR using XML

In this tutorial, you’ll be reading, parsing and searching an XML into an AIR application and going through the whole getting it to compile and exporting a release version.

How To Build A Contact Manager In AIR Using XML – Part 2

How to build a contact manager in AIR using XML - Part 2

In this part, you will be learning how to save and edit the file and how to setup the bindings between the xml and component.

Creating A Downloader For YouTube with Flex/Air

Creating A Downloader For YouTube with Flex/Air

In this article, you will learn to build a cross platform application that searches for YouTube videos and then provides a mechanism to download those videos and view them locally.

Building an Adobe Air application with Flex

Building an Adobe Air application with Flex

In this tutorial you will learn how to build an Adobe Air application with Flex, an open source set of technologies for the development of rich internet applications.

Publishing an Application

Publishing an Application

This article will guide you to publish your work and create an installer for it.

Syntax Highlighting in Flex for AIR

Syntax Highlighting in Flex for AIR

This tutorial will show you a basic example of how to use the SHJS (Syntax Highlighting in JavaScript) library inside a Flex/AIR application.

8 Useful Adobe AIR Applications That Work In Linux

8 Useful Adobe AIR Applications That Work In Linux

10 Adobe AIR Must See Applications

10 Adobe AIR Must See Applications

20+ Great Adobe AIR Apps for Photos & Videos

20+ Great Adobe AIR Apps for Photos & Videos

5 More Cool Adobe AIR Applications

5 More Cool Adobe AIR Applications

28 Adobe AIR Apps for Designers and Developers

28 Adobe AIR Apps for Designers and Developers