Category Archives: Flex

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 »

W3C working draft: Use HTML(5) not Flash or Silverlight

Just read this news from Tim Anderson’s blog, it appear that the W3C working draft has a statement about the use of proprietary UI languages. As an open, vender-neutral language, HTML provides for a solution to the same problems without the risk of vendor lock-in. BUT: For sophisticated cross-platform applications, there already exist several proprietary… Read More »

Command Prox: .NET & AIR integration

Great proof of concept released by Mike Chambers on how to create an interaction between C# / .NET and AIR application. You can have more information on the project home or from Mike’s post. Ahmet   0 Kudos Don'tmove!

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   0 Kudos Don'tmove!

Adobe 2007 European User Group Tour

It’s with a lot of pleasure that I’m working on the organization of the Adobe European User Group Tour that will make a stop at our local User Group. Our meeting will take place on November 16th and will focus on Adobe AIR and the future of the Adobe Flash Platform. I’ve you live in… Read More »

AIR Code Samples

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 »

Flex Component to VOIP

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!

Create rich Internet application UIs with Thermo

[Via: Jean Philippe and Coding Cowboys ] Adobe has presented yesterday their new upcoming product codenamed “Thermo”. […]Thermo allows designers to build on familiar workflows to visually create working applications that easily flow into production and development. […] Applications created in Thermo are Flex applications that can be loaded directly into Flex Builder, providing a… Read More »

Flex 3 public beta 2

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 »