|Original author(s)||Mika Palmu|
5.3.3 / 20 February 2018
|Operating system||Windows XP and later|
|Platform||.NET Framework 3.5|
|Type||Text editor and IDE|
FlashDevelop is an integrated development environment (IDE) for development of Adobe Flash websites, web applications, desktop applications and video games. The resulting applications run in Adobe Flash Player or Adobe AIR, on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Android or iOS. The primary purpose of FlashDevelop is enabling developers to edit, compile, debug and publish a Flash ActionScript project. It supports ActionScript 2.0, ActionScript 3.0, Haxe and other upcoming languages. It has code completion, syntax highlighting, snippets and other features similar to Microsoft Visual Studio.
FlashDevelop is free and open source software, mostly written in C# and is built on the efficient Scintilla editor component. It is extensible with a plugin architecture and is a .NET Framework 2.0 application only available for Microsoft Windows. As an open source project with a modular plugin system, users are able to improve and optimize the program, as well as write plugins for features that may be missing. The project is primarily funded by donations.
FlashDevelop was developed in 2005 by Mika Palmu and Philippe Elsass  and later, other contributors. It was created as a lightweight and free alternative to the commercial Adobe Flash Professional and Adobe Flash Builder editors, especially useful to students, hobbyists and freelancers.
FlashDevelop includes the basic features expected in software development IDEs.
FlashDevelop has built-in code completion that includes a wide range of possible API.
FlashDevelop can be used to build desktop applications and mobile applications using the following methods:
Edited: 2021-06-18 15:18:19