I like to understand WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) as a database, main concepts are: Namespaces: Databases Classes: Tables Properties: Columns Instances: Lines Values: Fields With this in mind, we can start enumerating all the namespaces we can access locally. Running this program will display: Next step is to enumerate all classes from a Namespace. This… Read More »
While cleaning my PC, I noticed several old AIR applications I installed only on testing purpose. As they were installed with a old version of AIR, I was asked to upgrade my AIR application to be able to delete it… Deleting the AIR plugin solved the problem 🙂 Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
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. [adsenseyu1] So here is a… 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 »
The very often criticized Badge installer for AIR applications (for cause of security) have a nice tutorials explaining how to use and configure it for your own AIR applications. You can read this tutorials from the Adobe AIR Developer Center. this tutorials was done by David Tucker. Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
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 »
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 »
Yesterday I received my so much awaited CS3 Master Jedi (I hope it’s a good sign for my exams). Full of joy I inserted the first DVD and launched the setup … and nothing happened, not even an error, just nothing (imagine the frustration). Hopefully the solution is the same as I already wrote about… 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 »