[Laszlo-user] Emulator for Mobile Apps using Laszlo

Bryan Rieger bryan-on-list at yiibu.com
Thu Mar 2 19:14:04 EST 2006

Hi Rajesh,

I answered this question on the forums the other day, I'm assuming it was  
you who posted it there?


Sadly there isn't a Flash Lite emulator outside of the one offered by  
Adobe in the update to the Flash 8 IDE. Currently OpenLaszlo can compile  
to SWFv7 which just so happens to be the version supported in Flash Lite 2  
- which is currently in beta, and what Jim used for his demo on the  
OpenLaszlo weblog  

You can find out more information about Flash Lite here:

You can test/prototype using OpenLaszlo and the Adobe Flash Lite 2 player  
on a supported mobile device (mostly recent Nokia Series 60 devices) all  
you want, but at this stage I wouldn't look at deploying anything going  
this route. Flash Lite 2 is currently in developer beta, and Flash Lite v1  
(SWF v4/5 spec - not supported output from OpenLaszlo) isn't really in  
widespread release outside of Japan. Licensing a new proprietary  
player/runtime to OEMs isn't as easy these days - especially in the mobile  
space. ;-)

Perhaps in the future we might have the option to publish from OpenLaszlo  
to a mobile ajax variant, SVG-T or perhaps a J2ME option? As for the  
emulator issues - OpenWave, Opera, Ikivo, Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Sun  
(among others) all have plenty of options available for developers.



On Mon, 27 Feb 2006 12:44:19 -0800, rjain <rjain15 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi
> I am interested in testing some Flash/Laszlo apps for mobile. What is the
> emulator available for testing them in Eclipse? Has anyone used any
> Mobile/Flash emulator
> regards
> Rajesh
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