Re: [Flashcoders] Export frame option disabled

2006-06-23 Thread Mike Boutin
Here is an example of the preloader used placed on the first frame of the movie. this.onEnterFrame = function(){ var loaded:Number = this.getBytesLoaded(); var total:Number = this.getBytesTotal(); var percent:Number = Math.floor((loaded/total)*100); load_txt.text

RE: [Flashcoders] Export frame option disabled

2006-06-23 Thread stacey
http://www.gskinner.com/blog/archives/000104.html Check out the preloading. You could also create a shell and preload in that swf. Are you basing the percentage on the frames loaded (100 * _framesloaded / _totalframes) or bytes loaded (100 * getBytesLoaded() / getBytesTotal())? You should be

Re: [Flashcoders] getTextExtent weirdness

2006-06-23 Thread michal jaworski
i had this problem a while ago. the text would be rendred exactly the same on all platforms buth the numbers returned from textExtend varied depending on os, browser, i don't know what else. with a tendency to cut off lines/letters on mac. i came up with the following: took a largish block of

Re: [Flashcoders] Export frame option disabled

2006-06-23 Thread Mick G
This is one of the reasons I avoid MM components unless I totally have to. Most of the components will only work if you export in first frame so the only option I''ve found is: - Put your content in an external SWF (which also causes problems because of a bug with the components needing an

[Flashcoders] onEnterFrame / SetInterval in a Class (with Delegate)

2006-06-23 Thread azsl1326-email
Hello All --- I am trying to run an onEnterFrame or setInterval in a Class (which extends mx.core.UIComponent) and not having much luck. If I use onEnterFrame it runs once and then dies. I have even tried using Delegate with the onEnterFrame and still no luck. Likewise, I have tried using

[Flashcoders] Fjax... does this seem ridiculous to anyone else?

2006-06-23 Thread ryanm
http://www.fjax.net/ ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe

Re: [Flashcoders] Physics Engine?

2006-06-23 Thread franto
it was discussed last wekk or 2 weeks ago, try to search in archives. There were another engine (at least 1:) On 6/22/06, Ian Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi folks, Does anyone know if there's an Actionscript (preferably AS2) physics engine out there other than Flade? Thanks, Ian

Re: [Flashcoders] Fjax... does this seem ridiculous to anyone else?

2006-06-23 Thread Mike Britton
Seems like a hack to me, from both the AJAX programming and Flash programming perspective. Mike ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

RE: [Flashcoders] Fjax... does this seem ridiculous to anyone els e?

2006-06-23 Thread Dave Watts
Of course I am not an ajax programmer, but if its as hard as they say, and if it makes it easier for ajax programmers to code then why not? AJAX programming is not hard at all, as long as you know JavaScript and a server-side programming language. There's no need to have your server-side

RE: [Flashcoders] Fjax... does this seem ridiculous to anyone els e?

2006-06-23 Thread Steven Sacks | BLITZ
AJAX is just a buzzword anyway. The methodology has been around forever. ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig

Re: [Flashcoders] Fjax... does this seem ridiculous to anyone els e?

2006-06-23 Thread hank williams
AJAX programming is not hard at all, as long as you know JavaScript and a server-side programming language. There's no need to have your server-side programming language return XML, either, so this is a solution in search of a problem. Lol. So the whole thing about their code eliminating the

Re: [Flashcoders] Fjax... does this seem ridiculous to anyone else?

2006-06-23 Thread Rich Rodecker
ridiculous? not really, i think its kind of slick, the idea to use flash as your xml parser rather than the browser. Overblown? defintely. i think i can actually hear those guys stroking themselves from here. On 6/23/06, hank williams [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well... not really. Of

Re: [Flashcoders] Fjax... does this seem ridiculous to anyone else?

2006-06-23 Thread mark . s . luker
Error parsing XML data .. LOL! The Digg Effect strikes again. Anyway, I don't think it's hard to use conditional branching in your Javascript to account for browser differences, but I think FJAX is a neat idea anyway. Mark Luker Illustration Design Interactive Media GREF-Southern

[Flashcoders] peer 2 peer

2006-06-23 Thread Thomas Marbois
hi has anyone tried making a peer 2 peer client via Flash? Anyone care to make an opinion about the possibilities or difficulties? thanks Tj ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive:

Re: [Flashcoders] Fjax... does this seem ridiculous to anyone else?

2006-06-23 Thread ryanm
Of course I am not an ajax programmer, but if its as hard as they say, and if it makes it easier for ajax programmers to code then why not? Because it makes your web site dependant on the Flash plugin when it doesn't need to be. You're trading the effort of browser compatibility for the

[Flashcoders] Oregano forum/mailing list/etc

2006-06-23 Thread ryanm
Where can I find one? I'm getting some errors and I need an archive to search. ;-) ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Good component sets? (was: Re: XP Components gonebad)

2006-06-23 Thread Rich Rodecker
wow, those drumbeat ones look prety nice, good job. On 6/22/06, judah [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: While not trying to pimp my own stuff I'd like to add http://drumbeatinsight.com to the list. It is a small set of components that covers what I think were missing most from the V2 components. They

Re: [Flashcoders] Export frame option disabled

2006-06-23 Thread John VanHorn
two things you can do to remedy this problem: 1.pay attention to the bandwitdth profiler when you test your movie.it sounds like the bulk of your movie is being loaded in the first frame. make sure that the only thing on the timeline in the frame or frames where the preloader works is the

RE: [Flashcoders] Fjax... does this seem ridiculous to anyone els e?

2006-06-23 Thread Dave Watts
Lol. So the whole thing about their code eliminating the differences between browsers is huey huh?! Yeah, pretty much. There's very little about using XmlHTTPRequest that's browser-dependent. If you're doing anything significant with the data you return via AJAX, that's where you're more

RE: [Flashcoders] Good component sets? (was: Re: XP Componentsgonebad)

2006-06-23 Thread Arnoud Bos
Check http://www.tufat.com/category3.htm Dont know if they are good but really cheap and with AS2 source! You can check the api and demo's as well. Arnoud -Oorspronkelijk bericht- Van: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Namens Rich Rodecker Verzonden: vrijdag 23 juni 2006

Re: [Flashcoders] Best Flash data access way opinions

2006-06-23 Thread Mick G
Hey no laughing - my point was that they support PHP, nothing more :P On 6/23/06, Michael Stuhr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mick G schrieb: You can build a fully blown database driven site in Dreamweaver (allbeit not perfect code) LOL ___

RE: [Flashcoders] Fjax... does this seem ridiculous to anyone else?

2006-06-23 Thread Ville Walveranta
Yes.. why not use remoting instead? Much cleaner from both the Flash and server perspective. Of course, perhaps with aid of AJAX Flash front-end can be fitted to more back-ends. Ville -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mike Britton Sent:

RE: [Flashcoders] peer 2 peer

2006-06-23 Thread Mark Lapasa
It's possible to do it with the help of a 3rd party wrapper like Northcode's UDP/TCP API or even using Python Simple Socket Server. It's impossible to do a Flash Player to a remote Flash Player directly because you need some external common meeting place (like a server) to tell you that somebody

Re: [Flashcoders] peer 2 peer

2006-06-23 Thread hank williams
It is not possible. Flash cannot connect to another flash peer for security reasons. First of all, flash cannot accept incoming requests to connect. It can only generate connection requests. It is conceivable that Apollo will do p2p, but if my recollection serves me, I read that while they are

RE: [Flashcoders] Fjax... does this seem ridiculous to anyone els e?

2006-06-23 Thread Palmer, Jim
Dave has it right - the only issue on browser dependency I've found was with sending hefty packets via the xmlhttprequest... beyond the browser actually supporting the call in the first place. The biggest hurdle I found was the space character being presented as a + character when using Safari.

Re: [Flashcoders] peer 2 peer

2006-06-23 Thread Thomas Marbois
ah yea... but IF the server is JUST a meeting spot -- could Flash clients actually host data? As long as the server is just doing the mapping of other clients its okbut what I was thinking about was having them all hold data somehow. Like - what is the internal limit for Flash

Re: [Flashcoders] Applying transformations to text?

2006-06-23 Thread aklist_flash
I think you'd need to use bitmapData and some filters on it... like displacement mapping, etc. Not a small task. I took a look at the BitMapData class and the displacementMapFilter and I'm not sure if it can do what I want or not. I looked at the PerlinNoise filter as well and I don't see

Re: [Flashcoders] Physics Engine?

2006-06-23 Thread Ian Thomas
Thanks Franto - my mistake for skipping that discussion. The other one mentioned is: http://www.harveycartel.org/metanet/tutorials.html However, the last discussion was about free physics engine, whereas I'll happily take a look at anything commercial out there as well - if anyone's got any

Re: [Flashcoders] Can Flash for Pocket PC interface external devices?

2006-06-23 Thread Zárate
Hi, I have a Flash application inside a C wrapper to gain access to the PDA file system (mostly read and write txt/xml files) without major problems. We´re communicating both applications via XMLSockets (you cannot use ExternalInterface because player the Flash PPC player is player 7), which is

[Flashcoders] Numeric Stepper - limiting field length?

2006-06-23 Thread Ville Walveranta
Does anyone here happen to know a way to limit the field length in the V2 numeric stepper component? In TextInput the same can be accomplished fairly easily as every keypress within it broadcasts a change event. Numeric stepper doesn't appear to do so; a change is broadcast only when the focus is

[Flashcoders] TextField behaves differently in player v7 and v8

2006-06-23 Thread GregoryN
Hello Flashcoders, I've found substantial differencies in TextField behavior when the movie is played in Flash Player v7 (7.0.19.0) and v8(8.0.24.0). Moments I have problems with are: - IMG tag with external swf (or clip from library) embedded - .maxscroll property I'd like to avoid

RE: [Flashcoders] Numeric Stepper - limiting field length?

2006-06-23 Thread Ville Walveranta
Never mind.. :) maxChars appears to work for Numeric Stepper the same way it does for TextInput even though it's not in the documentation. Ville -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ville Walveranta Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 22:18 To: