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Working with the Window APIS and the Screen Class

Abstract

One of the main features that a desktop runtime should provide is a window API system to create native windows. AIR offers you a totally customizable way of generating native windows, giving total control over their look and feel. Developing with adobe AIR, you can create the following different window types:
  • Windows that match the classic Apple style when run on the Mac, or the classic Microsoft style when run on Windows

  • The skinnable chrome provided by the Flex SDk, which allows you to create custom window styles independent from the operating system where your application is run

  • Custom windows with vector and bitmap assets with full support for transparency and alpha blending

Keywords

Event Handler Main Window System Window Movie Clip Property Panel 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Marco Casario with Andrew Shorten, Koen De Weggheleire, and Matteo Ronchi 2009

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