Adobe, Salesforce Team Up On Cloud Computing Development Software

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The new Adobe Flash Builder for is an integrated development environment for building cloud-based, rich Internet applications that can be deployed through a browser using the Adobe Flash Player or onto desktop systems using Adobe Air. is Salesforce's cloud computing platform.

"This strategic partnership with has opened up a significant opportunity to tightly integrate our platforms for the development and delivery of rich, highly productive business applications that can be quickly deployed in the cloud, adapted and scaled as the business changes and grows," said David Wadhwani, general manager and vice president of Adobe's Platform Business Unit, in a statement.

The companies said the jointly developed Adobe Flash Builder for provides a way to manage and synchronize data between cloud-based systems and client applications. In addition to building entirely new applications, the new development tool can be used to extend and enhance existing Salesforce CRM implementations, such as by adding new user interface elements, and customer-built applications.

Adobe is offering a developer preview of Adobe Flash Builder for through the Salesforce developer Web site. The software is slated for general availability in the first half of 2010.

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