Flash Builder 4.6 is an Eclipse-based development tool for rapidly building expressive mobile, web, and desktop applications using ActionScript and the open source Flex framework. It provides intelligent code editing, step-through debugging and powerful testing tools for both mobile and web development.
Flex is a highly productive, free open source framework for building expressive mobile, web, and desktop applications.The Flex SDK is the foundation of Flex, providing the core Flex compilers, component library and debugger. Using only the free SDK and an IDE of your choice, you can build and deploy rich Flex applications. Learn more about the Flex Open Source project.
Adobe AIR Launchpad beta is a new desktop tool that helps Adobe Flex developers get started building desktop and mobile applications deployed on Adobe AIR. Adobe AIR Launchpad will create a ready-to-import Flex project with your selected features implemented in a way that can be easily modified and extended. You can use the resulting project as a starting point for your AIR application.
These extensions enable skins and components that were created in the Adobe Creative Suite products (CS3 or later) to be used with Flex projects in Flex Builder 3, Flash Builder 4, Flash Builder 4.5, and Flash Builder 4.6.
Quickly develop, debug and deploy extensions that use Flex and Adobe AIR to extend the functionality of Creative Suite 5 (or later) applications. Supports access to the Document Object Model of Creative Suite applications, code completion, extension debugging directly in the Creative Suite applications, integration with Web and Data Services (e.g. LiveCycle) and more. You must have Flash Builder 4.0 or later before installing the plugin.
The Creative Suite SDK is a set of ActionScript libraries and components that make it possible to build Creative Suite Flash-based extensions using an IDE of your choice.