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Making apps using adobe flash

01-02-2010, 01:58 PM
#1
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Making apps using adobe flash

I was reading that iPhone apps could be made with adobe flash. I was wondering if any devs here have used this method for app creation, and could provide some feedback using this method? I have a little flash experience, and taken a semester of Java and a semester of Visual Basic. Aside from that all my classes have been in web design / development. I am currently considering finishing my associates of applied science in the webdesign field ( and then a bacheloers for software eng) and was wondering if taking flash as an elective would provide enough knowledge to create iPhone apps. I don't expect to be making the next NOVA or Madden, but more along the lines of apps like calculators, appointment books, data manipulation/organization, and maybe easy games (word/number games, touch-to-shoot, ect.)

I'm not planning to become a full time major app developer, but being able to create some nice free games I think would be fun, and good practice. Thankyou in advance for any feedback.
01-02-2010, 02:02 PM
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I was under the impression only in version CS5 you could do so. Which is still in closed beta, right?

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01-02-2010, 02:39 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bravetarget View Post
I was under the impression only in version CS5 you could do so. Which is still in closed beta, right?
Oh my bad, I didn't catch that part. I just checked on it on the official website and you're correct. I suppose there is no one who could really give an answer to this thread... Yet. Perhaps I will need to look into app dev using the sdk.

Looking at the sdk screen shots, it looks similar to Visual Studio. Perhaps I will download it and give it a try. Does anyone have good tutorials they can recomend?
01-04-2010, 08:01 AM
#4
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Here's a link to more information on developing iPhone apps with Flash CS5:

http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/f...ppsfor_iphone/

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