Monthly Archives: January 2010

Image drag and drop from browsers / desktop to Adobe AIR

For a recent prototype I’m working on, I had the requirement of being able to drag and drop images from either a web browser or the desktop into my Adobe Air application.

While this seemed like a simple task, it turned out a little more difficult than I thought. Every browser writes a slightly different reference of the image to the browser.

In this post, I want to share some of these findings so that you don’t waste too much of your own time trying to figure this out. I assume you know enough about Flex Drag and Drop to understand this post.

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