In September 2010, Apple announced that it had lifted restrictions on its third-party developer guidelines. This means that you can now create applications for iOS using the Adobe Flash Platform*. You heard right: We’re really excited to bring this capability to Flash designers and developers—the ability to build standalone content for the Apple iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad using Adobe AIR included with Adobe Creative Suite CS5.5, Adobe Flash Professional CS5.5, and Adobe Flash Builder 4.5.
As you know, the Apple iPhone is one of the best selling consumer electronic devices of all time, and the fastest selling smartphone ever. The popularity of the device among developers and consumers created an explosion of currently over 350,000 iOS applications that captured the attention of consumers around the world.