Adobe Labs Updates AIR( beta 2 ), Flex 3 ( beta 2 ) and prereleases AMP (Adobe Media Player )

Well good month start in Adobe labs, they have released an update for Adobe Air ( beta 2 ) Flex 3 ( beta 2 ) and a Prerelease of Adobe AMP (Adobe Media Player ).

Adobe AIR public beta 2

Adobe Air Beta3

Update: A new version of the Adobe AIR download was posted on 10/1/2007.

Adobe AIR is a cross-operating system runtime that allows web application developers to use their existing web development skills (HTML, Javascript, Adobe Flash, Adobe Flex, Ajax ) to build and deploy rich Internet applications to the desktop.

Download the AIR beta 2 update here

Flex 3 public beta 2

Flex 3 beta 2

This near feature complete release adds powerful new data wizard support for .NET, web service introspection and connection code generation, and much more. We’ve also added support for importing and exporting Flex projects so that you can now share projects easily. Complete support is also now available for CSS.

Download The Flex 3 beta 2 here

The Adobe Media Player Prerelease

AMP prerelease

The Adobe Media Player enables end users to enjoy their shows whenever and wherever they want, while enabling new ways for content businesses to create, deliver, and monetize high-quality content and advertising through a customizable cross-platform player that supports both downloaded and streamed media.

Download AMP Prerelease here

Flash is on the AIR ( AIR:Flash CS3 Professional Update Beta 1 )

Adobe Labs released an Integrated Runtime (AIR) update for Flash CS3 beta 1 this will let you create, package , preview and publish .air Desktop applications right within your Flash CS3, to keep it simple this means that with a Command + Enter (Ctrl +Enter on PC) you’ll be exporting AIR applications.
AIR on Flash

H.264 Format supported in Flash Player, AIR Export within Flash, Now that’s a busy week. : )

Apollo Cheat Sheets Released

Sean Moore has released 3 Apollo cheatsheets So if you’re a developer starting with Apollo, these are very usefull. All of the new Apollo Classes are on the sheets. Be sure to check the Blog to see all the cheatsheets. Keep up the good work Sean.

Apollo Cheatsheets

Here are the links:

Apollo mx.controls & mx.core Cheatsheet

Apollo flash.display & flash.events Cheatsheet

Apollo flash.filesystem, flash.html & flash.system Cheatsheet

Apollo Alpha is Out !!!!

Apollo Alpha

Today (19-March-2007) Adobe? released the alpha version of Apollo the runtime technology who promises to let you build cross-operating system desktop aplications using your hard earned existing web development skills (Flash, Flex, HTML, JavaScript, Ajax).

Here’s what they say about it:
Apollo enables developers to create applications that combine the benefits of web applications ? network and user connectivity, rich media content, ease of development, and broad reach ? with the strengths of desktop applications ? application interactions, local resource access, personal settings, powerful functionality, and rich interactive experiences.

You can check it out at:
http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/apollo/