Flex App Scaling Issue

Just in case you were silly enough to deploy a fullscreen Flash/Flex app to the web, browse to it on a Flash enabled mobile device or tablet, and expect it to look nice:

To be fair, it’s not a Flash/Flex issue at all, but rather a mobile browser detail worth knowing about:

http://www.html-5.com/metatags/index.html#viewport-meta-tag

Essentially, mobile browsers assume a default viewport width of 980px at 72dpi for any given web page and scale the content according to the actual device DPI.

Good for HTML; probably not want you want for your fullscreen Flash/Flex app. Use the tag above to prevent scaling.

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