12 Indispensable Adobe AIR Apps for Web Developers – Up in the AIR

Adobe Air

Adobe AIR is a cross-operating system runtime that lets developers combine HTML, Ajax, Adobe Flash, and Adobe Flex technologies to deploy rich Internet applications (RIA) on the desktop. Adobe AIR is a browserless runtime environment allows developers to use familiar tools such as Adobe Dreamweaver, Flex Builder 3, Flash CS3 Professional, or any text editor to build their applications. In this post you will find 12 of the best Indispensable Adobe AIR Apps for Web Developers. Please feel free to suggest some of the applications I did not mention. Subscribe to the feed if you would like to be informed for the latest posts.

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Info: In order to run these apps you need to download and Install the AIR runtime, it can be downloaded from here.

1. Lita – SQLite Administration Tool

lita air app

Lita is an administration interface for SQLite databases. It lets you edit your databases in a dedicated environment.

2. Designview

adobe air app - designview

Provides basic functionality of the Flex Builder Design View.

3. Big Browser

BigBrowser for AIR

Big Browser is a free cross platform browser allowing display of multiple websites in a single window

4. Bolso

Bolso - adobe AIR

Bolso is a front end tool for developers who are creating applications using Amazon.com’s SimpleDB web service.

5. SQLFury – SQL Injection Scanner

SQLFury

SQLFury is a developer tool for Adobe AIR, it performs scans of a website to identify SQL injection vulnerabilities.

6. De MonsterDebugger

De Monsterdebugger

De MonsterDebugger is an open source (released under the GPL license) debugger for AdobeFlash, Flex and AIR.

7. Text Escaping-Unescaping

text escaping unescaping

A collection of utilities for text escaping and unescaping in JavaScript.

8. Klok

KLOK

Personal time tracking made easy

9. Luracast Flexplorer

flexplorer

Luracast Flexplorer is a quick .swc explorer that lets explore Flex components and their MXML properties

10. Icon Generator

icon_generator

Icon Generator is a little application that lets you generate a CS3 or Web 2.0 style icon, only 3 step. Pick color, type characters, and save it. Just create 4 different sizes of the icon.

11. Vertabase Timer

A fast & fun way to track time on projects, clients or tasks. Super easy to use with great charts & export options.

12. //aSnippet – Share what you code

//aSnippet enables you to save & share all of your frequently used code snippets (As3, As2, Js, PHP, HTML) in one place