Adobe Flex 5 Adding Mobile Features

July 10, 2010

Somewhat ironically, considering the recent spat between Adobe and Apple, the next major version of Flex, codenamed “Hero”, will have specific support for developing Flash applications intended for mobile devices. Accomplishing this involves both adding new components and skins as well as making some modifications to existing components. Although Flash content can already run on some mobile devices, the smaller screen sizes can have unfortunate consequences. This new version of Flex, due out in beta version later this year, will address that issue by allowing for smarter scaling of the application’s size.