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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: AIR seems to be more alive than we think ;-)
Date Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:42:03 GMT
Thanks Chris.  Interesting stuff.

On 9/2/15, 12:21 AM, "Christofer Dutz" <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de> wrote:

>Hi Guys,
>
>
>I stumbled over something interesting yesterday, that I think is worthy
>to share :-)
>
>
>For my presentations I'm always looking for some proof of people still
>using Flash and Air even if everybody seems to be claiming they are dead.
>Usually I search the playstore for ids starting with com.adobe or
>similar. But when working on Flexmojos Mobile support I noticed that this
>prefix isn't really proof of an application using Air or not ... but it
>still lists a lot of well-known applications (mostly games). Another
>option was to run the Air application on my mobile phone where it some
>times lists games built with Air. Unfortunately I couldn't reproduce
>opening the Air App and it showing me the list ... most of the times it
>only showed me 2-3 selected games and nothing more.
>
>
>Two tays ago I was playing around with my Android phone and added some
>strange Air container widget to my home screen. It seems to be intended
>for grouping together Air based applications on your smartphone. As
>expected this was empty when I placed it on my screen (I didn't install
>anything using the Air-Store (or what you call it)) ... yesterday however
>it was suddenly filled with games I had installed on my phone. The funny
>thing is that I don't have many games as I rarely play, but 100% of the
>games that I do like to play seem to be built with Air (Siedler von
>Catan, Cut the rope, Bejewled, ...). I intentionally installed another
>game that I knew not to be built with Air and that didn't show up in the
>widget.
>
>
>Just thought I'd share this finding ... usually I keep my fingers still
>with "flex is dead" mails, but this one is more a "alive-and-kicking" and
>if this finding helps someone convince people to give it a try, it's
>worth talking about it ;-)
>
>
>Chris

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