Some days ago I started using FMS (Flash Media Server). Obviously I wanted to write my project in AS3 and realized that they weren’t a lot of documentation on the topic, that why I’ll post here every part of code I made working. My last project was about creating a chat. I downloaded the demo… Read More »
I had quite a hard time figuring out how to call a function hosted on FMS (an .asc file) and how to call a function on the client from the server. I’m new to FMS (Flash Media Server) and there is not a ton of documentation, updated, for ActionScript 3.0. So here is a simple… Read More »
About a month ago, I checked the preparation guides page on Adobe.com for the ACE (Adobe Certified Expert) exam but none of the CS3 were online. Now this have changed and we can download all the preparation guides via Adobe.com. That a good news as I have scheduled a test for the ‘Adobe Flash CS3… Read More »
The discussion about SEO (search engines optimization) and SWF content(from Flash or Flex) has been long and turbulent. Fortunately this discussion is coming to an end as now a proven solution exists. I made yesterday a presentation about it at the Adobe User Group of Geneva. Here is the solution I prefer: using XSL (eXtensible… Read More »
This apply with EcmaScript 4.0,Francis Cheng made a clear explanation of how to use Type Parameters to add type checking in a collection class. Very useful, now when will AS3 and JS be compatible with this new format ? Well be patient (and try to stay young and fresh :p) Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
Interesting online presentation by Andrew Trice about ‘Programmatic Visualizations in AIR’ with Flex. Full of nice examples, it’s already a bit old (November 2007) but you may have missed it, as I did 🙂 Access to the recorded presentation (Adobe ID is needed) Download source code Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
Monday 25th of February, AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime), already considered as a top ten technology by Technology Review (The MIT magazine) for offline web applications is send out in the Galaxy. For more information you can also read the article from the New York Times on the impact of AIR. If you didn’t started yet… Read More »
Under the strange title of ‘ A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…’ Ted Patrick has just published a screenshot of the Flex Builder 3 while loading, so two month after the public Flex 3 Beta 3 the Flex team at Adobe finished their work 🙂 Version 3 build 3.0.194161 I’m afraid… Read More »
As you certainly know, ActionScript 3.0 is based on ECMAScript language. The new edition of ECMAScript is in preparation (ECMA-262 Edition 4) and will most certainly shape the future of ActionScript 4.0. Colin Moock is going to do a lecture at FITC about these changes. You can access his lectures notes ‘What’s new in ECMAScript… Read More »
Interesting article written by Peleus Uhley for the Adobe Developer Center about creating more secure SWF web applications. This article will help you set all the security to protect your SWF from threats, for example: Cross-domain privilege escalation Spoofing Malicious data injection Script injection into the browser Insufficient authorization restrictions Unauthorized access to data in… Read More »
The incredible advantage that Desktop application have on web application is the connection with the local computer (other application, file system, computation, …). Unfortunately the mix between AIR and desktop properties are not as far as Java or C. The most wanted functionalities are to launch native application through AIR and integration with native libraries.… Read More »
I just realized how much free content we can get from Google Books. If you don’t have enough money to buy all the books about ActionScript 3.0, why don’t you just read them online? Make a search for ActionScript 3 on Google Books and you will find some incredible title (not complete but still enough… Read More »
URLVariables Class allow you to send or receive data from an URL encoded feed (with the data property of the URLRequest class). There is so two possible use: Sending parameters to a server side script Read parameters written from a server side script The use is quite simple, let’s start by building the PHP file… Read More »
I just stumble upon this demo of Papervision playing a movie filmed with a 360° camera. You can then see in all directions what is happening in the movie… That is really incredibly great! Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!