Re: [Flashcoders] Smart Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com)
in as3, i'd recommend looking up the Loader class in the helpfiles :) On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 2:48 PM, Dennis - I Sioux den...@isioux.nl wrote: Hey, Tried to use a UILoader to check the bytes loaded of a single movieclip(in the library).. but this isn't working. Has anyone got a suggestion

[Flashcoders] Smart Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread Dennis - I Sioux
Hey, Tried to use a UILoader to check the bytes loaded of a single movieclip(in the library).. but this isn't working. Has anyone got a suggestion to check the loaded bytes of an mc? Thought the LoaderInfo only reffers to the mc's owner. Goal is to preload each game level seperately when it is

[Flashcoders] Real-Time Captioning From FMS?

2009-04-16 Thread Jer Brand
Subject says it all, really: Is it possible to provide real-time captions of a web cast when using Flash Media Encoder and Flash Media Server. Either my Google-foo is completely failing me, I'm asking the wrong questions, or it's just not done. Our Client (a govt. agency) wants to stream their

Re: [Flashcoders] Smart Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread jonathan howe
Does it have to be in the Library? Seems like you would have to externalize it to get any control over when it was loaded anyway. On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 9:55 AM, allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com) alla...@gmail.com wrote: in as3, i'd recommend looking up the Loader class in the helpfiles

Re: [Flashcoders] Smart Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, There are a couple of sequential preloaders out there on the web - I think greensock did on, but not 100% sure. It's possible that you can use these preload a list of movie clips in the background. I wrote my own before finding queuing loader before seeing the others, so I don't

Re: [Flashcoders] Smart Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread Joel Stransky
Better yet, go with the client as preloader technique described in this video. http://gotoandlearn.com/play?id=85 On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 9:55 AM, allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com) alla...@gmail.com wrote: in as3, i'd recommend looking up the Loader class in the helpfiles :) On Thu,

Re: [Flashcoders] Smart Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread jonathan howe
Actually, there is a crude way to do it which is uncheck the export on first frame and then place each level on a subsequent keyframe in the main timeline (frames you'll never actually reach during playback). Flash will load the keyframes in order so essentially, it will do what you're seeking to

Re: [Flashcoders] Smart Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread Dennis - I Sioux
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2009-04-16 Thread Kristina Faust
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Re: [Flashcoders] Smart Preloading

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Re: [Flashcoders] Smart Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread Dennis - I Sioux
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Re: [Flashcoders] Smart Preloading

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Re: [Flashcoders] Smart Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread Glen Pike
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Re: [Flashcoders] Smart Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com)
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[Flashcoders] setting the background false on a texfield component in as3

2009-04-16 Thread Gustavo Duenas LRS
Hi I've been trying to set the background of a component that I have on stage( is a textfield) I've been using this. mc.myTextComponent.background= false; and I'm importing: import flash.text.Texfield; impot flash.text.textFormat; so far it says that this doesn't know where is the

Re: [Flashcoders] Favorite Flex book?

2009-04-16 Thread Todd Kerpelman
By the way, in case anybody was wondering, I ended up picking up the O'Reilly Flex Cookbook over the Training From the Source one, primarily because the O'Reilly site had a very simple Buy the PDF option. (It's a little easier to read and code on the train if I can just have everything on my

Re: [Flashcoders] Real-Time Captioning From FMS?

2009-04-16 Thread Dave Watts
Subject says it all, really: Is it possible to provide real-time captions of a web cast when using Flash Media Encoder and Flash Media Server. Either my Google-foo is completely failing me, I'm asking the wrong questions, or it's just not done. You can do this with some Osprey video capture

Re: [Flashcoders] Real-Time Captioning From FMS?

2009-04-16 Thread Dave Watts
Subject says it all, really: Is it possible to provide real-time captions of a web cast when using Flash Media Encoder and Flash Media Server. Either my Google-foo is completely failing me, I'm asking the wrong questions, or it's just not done. You can do this with some Osprey video capture

[Flashcoders] FlexBuilder is free for the unemployed.

2009-04-16 Thread John McCormack
Old news? https://freeriatools.adobe.com/learnflex/ Well done Adobe. John ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Fake Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread Anthony Pace
What happens when your client wants a pretty preloader, and he wants it to play out entirely, but there is nothing to preload, and you have indicated it to him a thousand times? Everything is generated by code, and the file size is less than 40k. I can fake a preloader animation; however, it

RE: [Flashcoders] FlexBuilder is free for the unemployed.

2009-04-16 Thread whispers
The trial version will work for 60 days That's what you get.no? -Original Message- From: flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com [mailto:flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com] On Behalf Of John McCormack Sent: Thursday, April 16, 2009 11:26 AM To: Flash Coders

Re: [Flashcoders] Fake Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread Glen Pike
You tell him that's not a preloader it's a transition :) Anthony Pace wrote: What happens when your client wants a pretty preloader, and he wants it to play out entirely, but there is nothing to preload, and you have indicated it to him a thousand times? Everything is generated by code, and

Re: [Flashcoders] FlexBuilder is free for the unemployed.

2009-04-16 Thread John McCormack
I have Flex Builder and so didn't follow it through. It doesn't say 60days on the splash page. John whispers wrote: The trial version will work for 60 days That's what you get.no? -Original Message- From: flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com

[Flashcoders] Document class constructor

2009-04-16 Thread Dave Segal
What is the order of execution for the document class constructor. The behavior seems inconsistent. For example, when I load my swf independently calling this.loaderInfo.url in the constructor returns the correct url. However, the same thing returns null if my swf is loaded by another swf. Is

Re: [Flashcoders] FlexBuilder is free for the unemployed.

2009-04-16 Thread Dave Watts
The trial version will work for 60 days That's what you get.no? No. The free version available to unemployed developers has a license number, and doesn't expire. You are, however, required by the license not to use it for commercial development, so when you get a job later,

Re: [Flashcoders] Real-Time Captioning From FMS?

2009-04-16 Thread Anthony Pace
At the server - My guess is a typist with mad skills and speed, 80 to 100wpm with accuracy, (certified teletypist?)sending out the text data using AMF, as it is dictated; however, you could rely on vocal recognition software that has been trained for a thousand hours, monitoring mic input, and

[Flashcoders] Can't use CS4 so can't use [Embed]

2009-04-16 Thread Patrick Matte
Hey I need to use this code but I can't use Flash CS4 so I need to load these embedded files instead cause [Embed] doesn't work in Flash CS3. So how would I go to do that? Here's the code I need to change... [Embed(source=../lib/camera_para.dat, mimeType=application/octet-stream)] private var

[Flashcoders] flash cs4 crashing after the installation of suitcase fusion 2 mac

2009-04-16 Thread Gustavo Duenas LRS
Hi My flash is crashing all time after I do the preview movie, it seems to happen after I have the new suitcase fusion 2...do you know why? Regards, gus ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] Can't use CS4 so can't use [Embed]

2009-04-16 Thread Glen Pike
Hi, Could you put these inside a library swf and use Flash Develop to compile that with the [Embed] and then expose the instances as public members of a particular class / clip? Glen Patrick Matte wrote: Hey I need to use this code but I can't use Flash CS4 so I need to load these

[Flashcoders] Best Tutorial Sites?

2009-04-16 Thread Aurek Brillowski
Re-acquainting myself to Flash. Left off around v6 or the first MX. Can you possibly direct me to your favorite Flash cookbook tutorial sites these days? Some of the old standbys appear rather antiquated and unused. I think I have the basic usage of the tool down. I just feel I'm

Re: [Flashcoders] Best Tutorial Sites?

2009-04-16 Thread Glen Pike
gotoandlearn.com adobe's devnet site http://www.adobe.com/devnet/ kirupa.com sephiroth.it are a few ones I use quite a bit. Aurek Brillowski wrote: Re-acquainting myself to Flash. Left off around v6 or the first MX. Can you possibly direct me to your favorite Flash cookbook tutorial

Re: [Flashcoders] Can't use CS4 so can't use [Embed]

2009-04-16 Thread Patrick Matte
Well the reason I can't use CS4 is because of a bug with papervision... So maybe I could just compile theses two assets in CS4, load the swf in CS# and then us them. That should work. Thanks, it's a good idea From: Glen Pike postmas...@glenpike.co.uk Reply-To: Flash Coders List

Re: [Flashcoders] Real-Time Captioning From FMS?

2009-04-16 Thread Jer Brand
Dave, Thanks for the link to the Osprey cards. It's still probably more high-tech than I was thinking, but researching this is slowly teaching me that it's not a minor undertaking. Even with the Osprey cards, we're still talking about having to pay a CART service and the equipment (like I said,

RE: [Flashcoders] Fake Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread Merrill, Jason
Just gotta say, that's hilarious! I guess you just make a stupid little animation that appears for a second. Funny that the client doesn't get it. Jason Merrill Bank of America Global Learning Shared Services Solutions Development Monthly meetings on the Adobe Flash platform for rich

Re: [Flashcoders] Fake Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread Pedro Kostelec
I guess it's the first time he encounters himself with a flash website and wants to have a shiny one. haha. Tell him that the Youtube player doesn't have a preloader. ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] Best Tutorial Sites?

2009-04-16 Thread Anthony Pace
http://www.8bitrocket.com/ Glen Pike wrote: gotoandlearn.com adobe's devnet site http://www.adobe.com/devnet/ kirupa.com sephiroth.it are a few ones I use quite a bit. Aurek Brillowski wrote: Re-acquainting myself to Flash. Left off around v6 or the first MX. Can you possibly direct

Re: [Flashcoders] Fake Preloading

2009-04-16 Thread Joel Stransky
Add it to the grave yard when done. http://www.prettyloaded.com/ On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 3:55 PM, Pedro Kostelec pedrok...@gmail.com wrote: I guess it's the first time he encounters himself with a flash website and wants to have a shiny one. haha. Tell him that the Youtube player doesn't have

[Flashcoders] [JOB] ActionScript 2/3 Expert, San Carlos, CA | 90-125k

2009-04-16 Thread Beau Gould (OSS)
Job Title: ActionScript 2/3 Expert Location: San Carlos, CA - Locals only Duration: Full time/permanent - on-site Telecommuting: Some - 2 days per week Salary: 90-125k My San Carlos, CA client is an educational technology company that is revolutionizing how students learn. They create

[Flashcoders] Disable automatic parentheses completion on method name in FlexBuilder

2009-04-16 Thread Patrick Matte
Is there any way to turn off flexbuilder's auto-completion of function names with parentheses? I looked in the preferences but couldn't find it. This e-mail is intended only for the named person or entity to which it is addressed and contains valuable business information that is proprietary,

[Flashcoders] take me off the mailing list!

2009-04-16 Thread Kristina Faust
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[Flashcoders] Flash e-learning list revived

2009-04-16 Thread Merrill, Jason
Hey everyone. (Apologies in advance - I'm sorry that this is a blatant cross post to more than one e-mail list. If anyone knows me, they know I despise people who cross post questions on e-mail lists, or worse, marketing/products, but this is neither and I think maybe this one is an exception.

Re: [Flashcoders] take me off the mailing list!

2009-04-16 Thread Dave Watts
Re: [Flashcoders] take me off the mailing list! ... Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders You may have noticed the link at the bottom of each message. That's what this is for, so you can take yourself off the

[Flashcoders] Just a quick one

2009-04-16 Thread Karl DeSaulniers
Hello all, Quick question. I am using a loader class to load some preview images and I am trying to make a couple of variables eq the width and heigth of the preview once the class is done actually loading the image. I am running into a snag with the variables eq the holder MCs width and

Re: [Flashcoders] How to smooth bitmap?

2009-04-16 Thread Pavel Repkin
Yes, I can, it does not work either :-( On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 7:48 PM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.cawrote: Can you put the bitmap inside a movie clip, and get pixel data from a parent to make a new bitmapdata object? It seems like that would enable you to get around that problem;