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== Native Extensions (ANE) ==
 
== Native Extensions (ANE) ==
  
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=== Initial Project Configuration ===
 
* Create/Open ''AIR Project'' in FlashDevelop
 
* Create/Open ''AIR Project'' in FlashDevelop
 
* Add ''lib'' directory to root of project files
 
* Add ''lib'' directory to root of project files
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** set AIR_TARGET=air/Setup.exe
 
** set AIR_TARGET=air/Setup.exe
  
* Reference Guide used for configuring FlashDevelop projects
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** http://fermmm.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/working-tutorial-to-install-air-native-extensions-in-flash-develop-4-windows-desktop-project/
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Reference Guide used for configuring FlashDevelop projects
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* http://fermmm.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/working-tutorial-to-install-air-native-extensions-in-flash-develop-4-windows-desktop-project/
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=== ArduinoConnector.ane Issues ===
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''pthreadGC2.dll'' may not be properly referenced or included when testing or installing.
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A work around for this is to copy ''pthreadGC2.dll'' in to the root directory of your installation, along with ''libSerialANE.dll'' and ''libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll''
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For testing in the IDE these files need also be added to the ''/bin'' folder of the compiling SDK, where ''adl.exe'' is located.

Latest revision as of 19:27, 12 September 2014

Notes and tips on using FlashDevelop for AIR applications. With specifics on Arduino integration.

http://www.flashdevelop.org/

Current dev environment:

  • FlashDevelop 4.6.3.2
  • AIR SDK + ASC 2.0 14.0.0
  • Windows 7

Projects[edit]

WingScreen

IDE[edit]

Native Extensions (ANE)[edit]

Initial Project Configuration[edit]

  • Create/Open AIR Project in FlashDevelop
  • Add lib directory to root of project files
  • Copy .ane file to lib
  • Unzip/Extract .ane into a folder
  • Open extensions.xml in the extracted files at META-INF/ANE/
  • Locate and copy the contents of the <id> tag
  • Rename the extracted folder to the id value appended with .ane
    • For ArduinoConnector it will be com.quetwo.Arduino.ArduinoConnector.ane
  • In the Project panel of FlashDevelop, right-click the .ane file and Add To Library
  • Open application.xml for editing:
    • Add extensionID with the following (using ID of .ane):
      • <extensions>
      • <extensionID>com.quetwo.Arduino.ArduinoConnector</extensionID>
      • </extensions>
    • Specify extendedDesktop
      • <supportedProfiles>extendedDesktop</supportedProfiles>
  • Replace call adt... line in bat/Packager.bat with
    • call adt -package %OPTIONS% %SIGNING_OPTIONS% -target native %AIR_TARGET% %APP_XML% %FILE_OR_DIR% -extdir lib/
  • Replace adl... line in Run.bat with
    • adl "%APP_XML%" "%APP_DIR%" -extdir lib/
  • Replace set AIR_TARGET... line in PackageApp.bat with
    • set AIR_TARGET=air/Setup.exe


Reference Guide used for configuring FlashDevelop projects


ArduinoConnector.ane Issues[edit]

pthreadGC2.dll may not be properly referenced or included when testing or installing.

A work around for this is to copy pthreadGC2.dll in to the root directory of your installation, along with libSerialANE.dll and libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll

For testing in the IDE these files need also be added to the /bin folder of the compiling SDK, where adl.exe is located.