Adobe AIR 2.0 was previewed at Adobe MAX 2009
Posted Under: Adobe Flex and AIR
At Adobe MAX 2009 (October 4–7, Los Angeles, California), the next major release of Adobe AIR (AIR 2.0) was previewed by AIR engineering team. Adobe’s CTO, Kevin Lynch highlighted several exciting new capabilities of the AIR runtime. Also, Mr. Christian Cantrell, a member of AIR engineering team discussed upcoming features of the AIR runtime.
The major new capabilities to be introduced are:
- Native process API
- Support for detecting mass storage devices
- Improved support for accessibility
- Open document API
- Improved performance
- Local microphone access API
- Multi-touch & gesture support
- Faster, more powerful WebKit
- Improved socket support
Adobe expecting AIR 2.0 Beta would be launched till end of this year and final version would be launched in first half of next year.