|By Rich Tretola | March 19, 2009|
Since Adobe’s has recently released AIR 1.5.1, there is no doubt that development of AIR version 2.0 is well underway. The lifecycle of AIR to this point has consisted on a major release (AIR 1.0) as well as a few minor releases that concentrated mainly on bug fixes and support for additional platforms (Linux).
There were some successes when the community showed its opinions during the original release of AIR 1.0. For example, I was one of the many who pestered Adobe constantly about the need for a database solution to be included in the runtime and Adobe listened and included the SQLite embedded database. The lack of this was a deal breaker and Adobe listened. However, there was a laundry list of features that didn’t make it to AIR 1.0, and still don”t exist in the most recent version of AIR.
The next major release of the runtime will be AIR 2.0 and now is the time to speak out. What do you want to see included in AIR 2.0? Speak now or forever hold your peace.