When developing Adobe AIR apps, having the capability of controling the look and feel of an application’s window chrome is huge. Not only does it allow for designers to create a much more appealing interface window chrome, it also allows for personal branding.
With a community full of AIR applications, personal branding is something that just might make your application stand out more than others. However, this concept can act as a double edged blade as you don’t want to risk usability when getting creative with your application’s window chrome.
Earlier this year, Lee Brimelow wrote a nice tutorial on how to go about customizing your application’s chrome and pros and cons on doing so.
Below is a video created by Lee which turns out to be a nice compliment his tutorial.