Category Archives: ActionScript3

Adobe Flex 3 Builder is Out in the Galaxy!

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 »

Get ready for ActionScript 4.0!

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 »

Creating more secure SWF web applications

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 »

AIR – Java and Your Desktop

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 »

Using URLVariables()

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 »

JSON and AS3 URLRequest Class

A while ago, the as3corelib has been published on Google Code with a useful tool: JSON encoder and decoder. JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight computer data interchange format (that is intended to solve XML structure weight), that allows you to send Object (Array, Strings, Number, …) to your server scripts or to JavaScript.… Read More »

360° Video with Papervision

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