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One of the issues I see a lot of with people using AMFPHP is how to properly map VO classes between Flex and php. It used to stress me out too, until I realized how easy it really is.
First thing: Don't worry about the package paths in the RemoteClass m
Just throwing this question out there to pick the brains of other Flex developers: Do you have any preferences/standards that you follow for your mxml formatting? Care to share? Here are the formats I seem to come across most:
Single line, common attri
If you’re not using Charles, the awesome HTTP Proxy that lets you monitor your network traffic, you really should check it out. For me it’s a must-have…the amount of time I saved debugging with it is ridiculous. I just found out anoth
Just finished reading the article “The Charges Against ActionScript 3.0″ by Colin Moock. Interesting read, for sure. It echoes the same sentiments that I’ve been hearing from a few others lately…flash development is getting too c
…about google searching swfs. In my post yesterday I said I was skeptical, and looks like I was correct in my reasoning. Looks like I completely overlooked one major point of the announcement:
2. We currently do not attach content from external re
I woke up inside the echo chamber this morning with 1800 blog posts and news stories about google now being able to search swfs. My first reaction was a big yawwwn, I stopped putting my content in swfs almost a decade ago. Reading more about what’
Yeeaahhh!! Just got word that Jack Doyle is getting to release an AS3 version of his awesome Transform Manager. The AS2 version rocks, and I’ve ben waiting for this one for a while. You can see a beta of the tool at http://www.greensock.com/Actio
Recently I posted about an issue about Flash CS3 components, wmode=transparent, and Event.RENDER, and in that post mentioned the UIComponent hack. One problem I did run into after using that hack was with custom CellRenderers, they didn’t work prop
Generally while working on a project in Flex Builder, when you run your app it generates a debuggable swf and outputs it to the bin-debug folder. Note that this is not the ‘final’ or ‘live’ version that you deploy as your app̷
Hot on the heels of my last flash development issue craziness comes this doozy: In Internet Explorer, if you redirect a request to a swf to another file, and add new request parameters in the redirect, IE will not pass the new parameters to the final obj