This week my first book will be released, Android Development with Flash. I am pretty excited to see it in print and on the shelf in store. This book has a very interesting story behind it. Back in January of 2010 I had started writing a book for the CS5 iPhone Packager. Literally 2 days after I had sent the final edits back, Apple had mad the announcement that they where not going to allow the use of third party tools to develop applications. I was pretty disappointed for about a week, but then the AIR Android pre-release was made available, and I began rewriting the book for Android. I spent the next 2 months feverishly tweaking and adding features to the book. Fast forward to September and a few weeks before it is set to be released, Apple removes the restriction on third party applications, and it looks like the original iPhone version will be released as well hopefully by the end of the year. I have to say that working with everyone at Wiley was amazing to work with. I was really nervous about writing my first book and everyone there helped me a great deal getting through it. It was a really great experience and I would recommend working with Wiley to anyone.
Continue reading » · Written on: 09-23-10 · 13 Comments »