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Chapter 5The Apollo File System API

Reading and Writing to the File System

Apollo distinguishes itself from traditional web development in its inherent file I/O capabilities. With traditional web development, files are read or written on the serverside, but with Apollo, client-side file reading and writing are possible. Apollo can create and delete files and directories, copy and move them, list the contents of directories, read and write text or binary files, retrieve information about files and directories, and serialize and deserialize ActionScript objects.

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Apollo’s file system capability is one of its important strengths. The security model for Apollo is a work in progress, and as such, you should download and install Apollo applications ...

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