Powering AIR Applications with Rails

Tony Hillerson (Tack Mobile), Daniel Wanja (Nouvelles Solutions, Inc.)
Tutorial
Location: Portland Ballroom 252
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(3.40, 5 ratings)

Topics Covered

  • What is AIR?
  • HTML AIR applications
  • Rails driving HTML AIR applications
  • Flex AIR applications
  • RubyAMF with Flex
  • AIR Tips and Tricks * Deploying AIR Applications in a Rails setting * Building AIR with rake * Testing * Offline/Online Techniques.
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Tony Hillerson

Tack Mobile

Tony Hillerson is a partner and mobile developer at Tack Mobile.

Daniel Wanja

Nouvelles Solutions, Inc.

Daniel Wanja is a professional programmer since 1986 and started object-oriented development in 1988. He used several object databases and object to relational database mapping frameworks and languages since. Daniel is a Certified Flex 2.0 Developer and had formerly many Java certifications. Daniel now enjoys using a combination of Flex and/or Rails on all of his professional engagements. Daniel wrote flexonrails.com in early 2005, a first attempt of integrating Flex with Rails. You can find more of his current experiments of integrating Flex with Rails on his blog http://onrails.org. Lately, Daniel joined force with Tony Hillerson to write a book for Addison-Wesley on his favorite subject “Flex on Rails: Building Rich Internet Applications using Adobe Flex 3.0 and Rails 2.0”.

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