Please note that the FlashObject mailing list has been retired, and the SWFObject mailing list has replaced it.
FlashObject has been gaining a lot more popularity lately, and with it the number of requests for help has gone up steadily (what, my tutorial
It's been a while since I gave an update on what I've been up to lately, so here goes:
About 5 months ago I left The Chopping Block and started as a Senior Software Developer at Schematic. I've been working on a few really cool projects, including some w
Answer: Adobe currently has no plans to update Adobe Creative Suite 2 or any other currently available Adobe products to support Macintosh computers that use Intel processors. Instead, we plan on investing in preparing future versions of our Macintosh pro
I have just released version 1.3 of FlashObject. Changes are as follows:
[Changed] When calling FlashObject.write() you can now pass an HTMLElement reference. Previously you needed to pass a string (the Id of the element to write the Flash content to)
A few weeks ago a reader asked me if I knew why FlashObject would be crashing some of his user's browsers. After a bit of investigation, it turns out that the new Flash version checking routine was crashing the Flash player, but only certain versions and
If you are into nerd things, head
I'm currently selling my old 15" Powerbook on ebay. It's done a fine job for the last couple of years, but I replaced it recenly with a new 15" Powerbook.
If anyone is looking for a cheap used laptop, go check it out.
I'm also selling an old cellphone.
Microsoft recently announced (again) that they will be changing the way Internet Explorer handles plugins (more info here).
So how does all of this affect you being a web developer?
Basically, the functionality changes work like this:
When using an app
I just realized that it's been over a year (a year and four days to be exact) since I first posted the FlashObject script.
Since then it has been used on countless websites, ranging from tiny sites to entertainment sites to huge mega-corporation sites.