As you certainly already know, the Adobe AIR beta 3 is out since mid December. I’ve just read on Oliver Goldman’s blog about a very interesting API added to AIR: The ability to detect and launch AIR-based applications from within the browser, this API lets you do the following from within the browser: Install an… Read More »
I followed a link to ASTRA from Flashbookmarks. Strangely I never heard about ASTRA althrough I already knew Yahoo! had a Flash developer center. So what is ASTRA? Well, ASTRA, the ActionScript Toolkit for Rich Applications, is Yahoo!’s collection of Flash and Flex components, libraries, toolkits and advanced applications. These libraries are open-source and available… Read More »
This new codename from Adobe hide a nice move from Adobe. They seem (as it is not confirmed yet by Adobe) to be preparing a software that would simplify Flash for the none coders: Adobe Bordeaux is the codename for a new product for graphic designers, art directors, creative directors, and others who don’t need… Read More »
I just added a new feature to my blog, it display my RSS feed from StumbleUpon. Everything worked well as long as I did not upload it to my server. Once uploaded I got an error coming from StumbleUpon. It appears that they don’t host a crossdomain.xml (or I did not found it)… The only… Read More »
Daniel Dura has posted on his blog two presentations (introduction to AIR & Flex 3) he made during some events (AIR tour & MAX). Along with his presentations is an archive of Flex Builder project, that contain most of the code he showed. Here is the list of sources you’ll find in the archive: Application… Read More »
One more interesting tool was presented during MAX 2007 Chicago: Ribbit Phone a “Phone API for Flex” allowing us to develop application that can call phone. Lot of information and links to other media API Documentation Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
Available to download directly from the Adobe Labs This public prerelease version continues our new, more transparent product development process, providing frequent, regular access to early builds and greater insight into the feature roadmap and planning process. This near-feature-complete Flex Builder 3 beta 2 release will provide you with an opportunity to explore powerful new… Read More »
Tonight at AUGG Cédric Tabin presented us his “massloading API”, (MASAPI project) for AS3. The target of the Masapi is to provide a complete framework dedicated to the management of the massive loading into a flash/flex application. It is designed to be as easy as possible to use but also to be as flexible as… Read More »
New article in Flash Developer Center: The reflect Class from Ben Pritchard […]This tutorial steps you through the creation of the Reflect class, a custom ActionScript 3.0 class that you can apply to reflections on movie clips […]. The Reflect class is intended for any developer or designer who would like to achieve an effect… Read More »
Finally, I found the time to make a new video tutorial about AS3: How to send and receive values to/from a database with Flash CS3 and ActionScript 3.0. Using a server sided script (in this example php). Basically it will do simply what you could do so hardly with AJAX: asynchronous request. I used Captivate… Read More »
[via: Beedigital, draw.logic] Source code to download of pathfinding with AS3 in 3D! The actionscript architect Paul Spitzer has posted two killer demos of pathfinding using A* in AS3/Flash 9 using the Away3D engine (derivative of Papervision3D that is taking off) and you can download the source for both. These demos not only highlight the… Read More »
Passing vars from JS to AS3 is really easy, but it’s not as easy as it was with AS2. Here I use the excellent SWFObjects (I use it in all my web projects now) to pass variables to the Flash Player: so.addVariable(“var1”, “value1”); so.addVariable(“var2”, “value2”); Now to get the values with AS3 when you already… Read More »
Grant Skinner has post an update of his AIR Panel for Flash. you can have all the installation instruction from his previous post. The AIR Panel works very good here 🙂 Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!