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Adobe AIR in Action, Pap/Pas Edition by Max Jackson, Ashley Atkins, Samuel Ahn, Kathryn Rotondo, Joseph Lott

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Chapter 3. File system integration

 

This chapter covers
  • Retrieving directory listings
  • Moving and copying files and directories
  • Reading from files
  • Writing to files

 

This chapter is practically brimming over with information, because there’s a tremendous amount you can do with the file system capabilities in AIR. In fact, you’re limited in large part only by your imagination. We have a lot of ground to cover in this chapter, including the following:

  • Referencing files and directories
  • Getting directory listings
  • Copying and moving files and directories
  • Deleting files and directories
  • Reading from files
  • Writing to files

We’re going to tackle all these topics in detail, with lots of examples you can use to follow along. Before long you’ll be ...

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