A screenshot sample of Adobe Air applications

The Air Platform

Adobe Systems is looking to make their Air platform the de facto choice for cloud-computing applications, but judging by their marketplace offerings, they still have some work to do.

While there are several solid applications available in the Air platform (TweetDeck is a good example) there are also numerous mediocre desktop widget-like applications too.

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By Mark Kaelin

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