Amethyst Visual Studio IDE for the Flex/Flash is close to its final release
The latest beta of Amethyst, SapphireSteel Software’s Visual Studio IDE for the Adobe Flash Platform, is now available for download.
Amethyst is drawing very close to the final release now and SapphireSteel Software’s Visual Studio IDE expects to have one or two release candidates in a month or so. The final product will ship soon thereafter (date to be confirmed).
The following features are new to this beta:
Ability to target Flash Player instead of browser for run and debug ‘Amethyst Flash Player’ also supplied as an option for debugging AIR projects supported in the Amethyst Designer User Component creation supported in the Amethyst Designer Z-Ordering support (bring to front/send to back) Third Party Controls supported (preliminary - more in next release) Auto bracket-pair completion supplied as an option More auto-expanding snippets supplied Code formatting improved with previewer built into Format Options dialogs More code coloring options