In Building an XML viewer on AIR with Flex, Karl Matthews of Adobe demonstrates how easy it is to develop an XML document viewer in Adobe Flex, and then use Adobe AIR to package and deliver the application. A sample, using product information for a line of sunglasses, is used to show users how to develop an XML Viewer sample application. Although the focus in this article is to deliver a standalone application, the same Flex code can be reused to deliver a hosted Rich Internet Application (RIA) via a browser.
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Known affectionately as "The Content Wrangler," Scott Abel is an internationally recognized global content strategist who specializes in helping organizations deliver the right content to the right audience, anywhere, anytime, and on any device. He writes regularly for business and content industry publications, is frequently selected as a featured presenter at content industry events, and serves on the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Information. Scott's message is clear: Content is a business asset worth managing efficiently and effectively. His firm, The Content Wrangler, exists to help content-heavy organizations adopt the tools, technologies, and techniques they need to connect content to customers.
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