Adobe AIR Cookbook Cook-off Contest

Think you can solve common Adobe AIR related coding problems? Then you qualify for the Adobe AIR Cookbook Cook-off contest sponsored by O’Reilly Media to celebrate the upcoming publication of the Adobe AIR Cookbook

During this contest, we invite you to submit your best solutions to common AIR coding challenges for a chance to win some great prizes.


RIA developers who are legal residents only of the United States


Solution to a common Adobe AIR related coding problem


Adobe AIR cookbook website


Entries accepted between August 11 and September 26, 2023


To have a chance at winning one of four great prizes—as well as helping others in the community build better AIR apps

Four winners will be chosen during the contest period. They will be awarded one of the following prizes:

Grand prize

One pass to the Adobe MAX 2008 conference in San Francisco, California (November 16–19) valued at US$1,695 and also US$500 in O’Reilly Media books

Second prize

Every English-language Adobe Developer Library (ADL) book published by O’Reilly Media prior to September 1, 2023

Third prize

Five O’Reilly Media books of the winner’s choice

Community choice award

US$350 in O’Reilly Media books to the winner of the top-rated recipe during the contest period. For details on how to
enter the contest, visit the AIR Cook-off website

Entries will be judged by a committee of experts from the RIA developer community and Adobe based on user experience, implementation, creativity, relevance, and (for lack of a better word) “AIR-ness.” Winners will be notified by e-mail or letter by October 15, 2008.

For more details on the terms and conditions of the contest, please
visit the AIR Cookbook Cook-off Rules and Regulations page on InsideRIA.