Adobe has announced that AIR 1.5.2 is now available for download. Adobe AIR 1.5.2 is a minor update that includes bug fixes related to reliability, compatibility and security. For additional details on changes from the previous release (AIR 1.5.1) including bug fixes, API changes and known issues, please see the Adobe AIR 1.5.2 developer release notes.
In addition, developers building AIR applications might want to read the article "Overview of the Flash Player 10.0.32 Security Update" on the Adobe Developer Connection website. This article describes some of the security-related enhancements related to Flash Player 10.0.32 and Adobe AIR 1.5.2.
List of major changes for AIR 1.5.2:
- Network timeout is now 60 minutes on Windows and Mac OS.
- LocalConnection.isPerUser - This property indicates whether LocalConnection objects are scoped to the current user (true) or are globally accessible to all users on the computer (false).
- System.disposeXML(xml:XML) - This static method makes an XML object immediately available for garbage collection.
- AIR apps are now inactive when FLVRender is processing with LocalConnection
Adobe is continuing to work hard on the next major release of Adobe AIR and plan on sharing more details including teaser demos soon. If you have any feedback on AIR 1.5.2 or in general, you can tell Adobe directly using their feedback form or the Adobe AIR discussion forum.