Flash and Server Side Access

April 21, 2008

Three weeks ago, we quietly launched support for accessing the AJAX Search, Feed, and Language APIs from Flash, and other non JavaScript environments.

Check out the relevant documentation for:

Using the APIs from your Flash or Server Side framework couldn't be simpler. If you know how to make an http request, and how to process a JSON response, you are in business.

The NewsBar is one of the AJAX Search API's most popular JavaScript based controls. Over the weekend, we threw together a Flash based version of the control and have embedded it below:

Please let us know your thoughts on this interface on our developer forum.

update: Learn more about this aspect of the AJAX APIs, and meet the team at Google I/O