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Thanks to Steve Jobs, attention on Adobe Systems' Flash this year has mostly been on mobile a fact Adobe helped compound by recently releasing its AIR runtime - based on Flash - for Android partners. Adobe's progress with AIR for mobile has been slow, while Apple's iPhone and iPad Flash ban has damaged Adobe's cross-platform …

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Linux developers

Linux developers can actually use the beta of Flex Builder that's on labs.adobe.com to build AIR applications fine...

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FlashDevelop

MITs open-source FlashDevelop is another (free) option and an alternative to Flash Builder - many folk prefer for reasons other than simply the price - flashdevelop.org

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No change

"While choice is good, the tooling for AIR feels messy."

Just like their implementation on certain systems?

Or more like their partial implemenation on others?

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Unhappy

I just installed it on my work PC...

Oops! No I didn't: I don't have admin rights. I can't even upgrade Flash.

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