Re: [Flashcoders] Getting at SampleDataEvent bytes before full Chunk is reported.

2011-12-21 Thread Anthony Pace
in realtime tasks, it's becoming an issue. On 12/20/2011 4:32 PM, Anthony Pace wrote: Just in case you are wondering why... although I know I could just split up the sample amount into smaller 512 sample chunks, I am interested in doing some lower latency effects, and the delay is just too much to bare

[Flashcoders] Getting at SampleDataEvent bytes before full Chunk is reported.

2011-12-20 Thread Anthony Pace
Is this possible? When recording from the Mic, in this case at 44100hz I can't get the SampleDataEvent to report sample chunks of less than 2048 samples. The problem really is that it flash waits about 47 ms on average to report a sample chunk (although my counter shows it updates between

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: secure sockets?

2011-07-27 Thread Anthony Pace
Isn't that just for Air2.0? I know that if i search online I find that it was beta for 10.3, but is it actually in the release? Does is work on mobile phones (this one I really doubt, as even in the beta docs it said it would not work on air for mobile)? Not only that, right now I can't

[Flashcoders] secure sockets?

2011-07-24 Thread Anthony Pace
Since AFAIK, flash is to look at the x.509 pool, below is the only method I could come up with that provides any security, please tell me if I am missing something. -client sends request over https for the socket key -the server respond by generating keys, associating the keys to the session

[Flashcoders] Re: secure sockets?

2011-07-24 Thread Anthony Pace
Meant to say 'since afaik, flash doesn't look at the browsers x.509 pool for CAs, and thus there is no way, again afaik, of validating if a public key sent by the server, the best I can come up with is the solution below'. Please tell me if I am missing something. -client sends request over

[Flashcoders] UDP in the browser???

2011-07-03 Thread Anthony Pace
I have read that UDP will be allowed in the browser as of version 11... is this true? If so that would be extremely awesome, and open up a bunch of opportunities for the de3velopment of in browser communications applications. ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] is there a dsp lib with analysis using zero crossing in as3

2011-05-16 Thread Anthony Pace
Beauregard g.beaureg...@ieee.org On 2011-05-12 , at 04:12 , Anthony Pace wrote: Hello list, I have been doing some experiments, but although my stuff is working, it isn't optimized at all, and I would to try a reliable lib that uses zero crossings for analysis, if one exists. Any suggestions

Re: [Flashcoders] is there a dsp lib with analysis using zero crossing in as3

2011-05-16 Thread Anthony Pace
, Anthony Pace wrote: Just wanted to say thanks for the responses; especially from Gerry. @Gerry: I think your comments about correlation have pushed me in the right direction. On 5/12/2011 8:49 PM, Gerry Beauregard wrote: Hi Anthony, For pitch analysis, what technique to use depends a lot

[Flashcoders] is there a dsp lib with analysis using zero crossing in as3

2011-05-11 Thread Anthony Pace
Hello list, I have been doing some experiments, but although my stuff is working, it isn't optimized at all, and I would to try a reliable lib that uses zero crossings for analysis, if one exists. Any suggestions? I am really just interested in pitch analysis with very small sample chunks.

Re: [Flashcoders] What is up with adobes documentation?

2011-04-21 Thread Anthony Pace
Personally I find searching google almost always gives me what I want as long as I use quotation marks around a key phrase, and I must agree that Google's results are not Adobe's fault. To talk about the state of Adobe documentation, I must say that I do find it lacking substance in many key

[Flashcoders] test swf on slow machines

2011-04-09 Thread Anthony Pace
How do you do your testing? Do you still have slow machines to test everything on? do you virtualize it and assign a slow processor speed and fewer resources? or do you have another method? I used to test apps on an old Compaq p3 633 mhz (if it ran well there than I could trust it would

Re: [Flashcoders] RegExp Help

2011-03-11 Thread Anthony Pace
Hi Karim and Ktu, Below is an explanation of what appears to be going on in the given pattern: (?:\s*) is a greedy non-capturing group of whitespace (?=[-|/]) is looking behind the next section of the expression, (?name\w*), for, what is in this case, a character set; as well, it does so

Re: [Flashcoders] tascam us-144 is detected, but no sound

2011-03-09 Thread Anthony Pace
audio interface boxes. On 2011-03-08 , at 09:01 , Anthony Pace wrote: I was working with sound sampling in flash, when suddenly, although flash would detect my tascam us-144 line in as a recording device, it wouldn't capture any sound. I have done all kinds of testing; yet, for some reason

Re: [Flashcoders] quiet in here at the moment

2011-03-07 Thread Anthony Pace
People are too busy working to talk. Don't worry, I will post a question... On 3/7/2011 1:11 PM, Merrill, Jason wrote: this list has been getting rather quiet of the past month or two. Odd. So has Flash_Tiger. Jason Merrill Instructional Technology Architect Bank of America Global

[Flashcoders] tascam us-144 is detected, but no sound

2011-03-07 Thread Anthony Pace
I was working with sound sampling in flash, when suddenly, although flash would detect my tascam us-144 line in as a recording device, it wouldn't capture any sound. I have done all kinds of testing; yet, for some reason it flash just can't hear anything. Right now the only solution I have

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Help with Image Slideshow - displaying random image

2011-01-24 Thread Anthony Pace
Which method would you like me to expand on? On 1/24/2011 12:33 PM, Christopher Lucas wrote: Anthony, I agree, it is hard to read these emails...but anyway, you said: OOPS...thank goodness I re-read my last post... realized I screwed up, because the first version I made should actually modify

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Help with Image Slideshow - displaying random image (Anthony Pace)

2011-01-23 Thread Anthony Pace
] = randi[i]; randi[i] = tv; } trace('...modified order...\n'+randi+'\n\n...IMAGE SRC values...'); //example of how to make use of it for(i=0;i!=l;++i){ trace(ss.IMAGE[randi[i]].@SRC); } On 1/22/2011 4:41 PM, Anthony Pace wrote: Sorry I took so long. I had no internet at home for that past

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Help with Image Slideshow - displaying random image (Anthony Pace)

2011-01-23 Thread Anthony Pace
] = randi[i]; randi[i] = tv; } trace('...modified order...\n'+randi+'\n\n...IMAGE SRC values...'); //example of how to make use of it for(i=0;i!=l;++i){ trace(ss.IMAGE[randi[i]].@SRC); } On 1/22/2011 4:41 PM, Anthony Pace wrote: Sorry I took so long. I had no internet at home for that past

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Help with Image Slideshow - displaying random image (Anthony Pace)

2011-01-22 Thread Anthony Pace
Sorry I took so long. I had no internet at home for that past couple of days. ...Well, you don't really have to make it an array. I guess I should have said, use it like you would an array. Since it seems you want to know how to keep the original order and have a new list with a

Re: [Flashcoders] Help with Image Slideshow - displaying random image

2011-01-20 Thread Anthony Pace
It seems to be your listeners and the order of the Complete events. On 1/20/2011 11:19 AM, Christopher Lucas wrote: any thanks to any and all who respond!! I'm at the extent of my AS skills. I'd like to make the following image slide show display like it does, sequentially, as well as making

Re: [Flashcoders] Help with Image Slideshow - displaying random image

2011-01-20 Thread Anthony Pace
If you want them to be random, take the xml as an array, and then do a random swap for each node. (I think someone posted some code for the proper way to shuffle an array.) then load the images in that order. \On 1/20/2011 12:44 PM, Anthony Pace wrote: It seems to be your listeners

Re: [Flashcoders] Help with Image Slideshow - displaying random image

2011-01-20 Thread Anthony Pace
sorry if my first response seemed a bit cheeky... truth is I posted my response based on the subject of your post, and then I posted my second response, after actually reading it... kind of a cart before the horse scenario. On 1/20/2011 12:44 PM, Anthony Pace wrote: It seems to be your

Re: [Flashcoders] test

2011-01-11 Thread Anthony Pace
ha!... that's funny ;^{o On 1/11/2011 11:26 AM, Kerry Thompson wrote: Michael Mendelsohn wrote: Test: is the list alive? Nope. I didn't get this e-mail :-^| Cordially, Kerry Thompson ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] test

2011-01-11 Thread Anthony Pace
Well I just got back to work from 2 weeks of partying and actually getting some sleep; however, if you would prefer I help kick off the new year by asking some stupid questions, rather than Google the answers, I will gladly accommodate you. here ...it'll just be a sec... On 1/11/2011 12:25

[Flashcoders] core Math functions in flash vs the browser

2011-01-11 Thread Anthony Pace
Why are the implementations of Sin and Cos s slow? Even a very basic MacLauren series can trump the Flash's current Math.cos or Math.sin, and that is when they wrapped in function calls. Although the rendering performance is poor in the browser, if you try comparing the ff3.5 or chrome's

Re: [Flashcoders] Problems when converting to Number

2010-12-19 Thread Anthony Pace
accuracy from the Number Data type. If I am wrong let me know. On 12/18/2010 8:55 PM, Anthony Pace wrote: trace(Number('1992.2')); //why does it output 1992.3 //I am assuming I am missing something pretty obvious

Re: [Flashcoders] Problems when converting to Number

2010-12-19 Thread Anthony Pace
, Anthony Pace wrote: trace(Number('1992.2')); //why does it output 1992.3 //I am assuming I am missing something pretty obvious ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman

Re: [Flashcoders] problem with adding two digits

2010-12-19 Thread Anthony Pace
to prevent anyone answering on this thread: after toying with it again, and reading the docs + wikipedia I figured out that I can only trust a result of 15 digits or less, unless I have the string be returned instead of the number. n 12/18/2010 8:34 PM, Anthony Pace wrote: function

Re: [Flashcoders] problem with adding two digits

2010-12-18 Thread Anthony Pace
,.09,.009,0.0009,1,0.2,0.01,0.01,0.01,1000.0001)); On 12/15/2010 2:31 PM, Anthony Pace wrote: Oh yeah, I forgot to give some examples to test it with, so... trace(floatSum(-0.1,0.9155,0.1,0.1,0.1,0.1,0.1,0.1,0.1,0.1)); //vs trace(-0.1+0.9155+0.1+0.1+0.1+0.1+0.1+0.1+0.1+0.1

[Flashcoders] Problems when converting to Number

2010-12-18 Thread Anthony Pace
trace(Number('1992.2')); //why does it output 1992.3 //I am assuming I am missing something pretty obvious ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] problem with adding two digits

2010-12-15 Thread Anthony Pace
I wrote the functions below in literally just a few min, so, even though they do seem to work for me, I wouldn't necessarily say they are production ready. Also, I would only use these if you will know that the numbers past the mantissa are of small amounts. Oh yeah, and please tell me if I

Re: [Flashcoders] problem with adding two digits

2010-12-15 Thread Anthony Pace
, Anthony Pace wrote: I wrote the functions below in literally just a few min, so, even though they do seem to work for me, I wouldn't necessarily say they are production ready. Also, I would only use these if you will know that the numbers past the mantissa are of small amounts. Oh yeah, and please

Re: [Flashcoders] How to detect for modifier (alt/ctrl) keys

2010-11-15 Thread Anthony Pace
Just thinking out loud, but I took a look at the code and I am wondering if this would this not be better implemented as a singleton? On 11/15/2010 6:01 PM, Glen Pike wrote: Hi, I would suggest using a keyboard manager class that tracks when various keys are pressed and sets a flag - this

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash to Powerpoint

2010-10-24 Thread Anthony Pace
Use VB, and embed the control, have the control load your swf, have your swf load the data. Did it years ago and it worked fine. On 10/22/2010 11:47 AM, Lehr, Theodore wrote: I want to do it dynamically... the data in the movieclips will be changing

Re: [Flashcoders] Inheritance and abstract classes

2010-09-24 Thread Anthony Pace
the voicebox interface But Anthony just has to be difficult and different, so please excuse him. On 9/23/2010 10:37 PM, Anthony Pace wrote: On 9/23/2010 3:51 PM, Henrik Andersson wrote: you say Picture IS-A IDrawable. Despite what the naming conventions are, since the only thing, IMHO

Re: [Flashcoders] Inheritance and abstract classes

2010-09-23 Thread Anthony Pace
On 9/23/2010 3:51 PM, Henrik Andersson wrote: you say Picture IS-A IDrawable. Despite what the naming conventions are, since the only thing, IMHO, that interfaces are useful for, is determining if the object being passed to a method complies and has methods/properties that can be used,

Re: [Flashcoders] Apple changes their guidelines

2010-09-16 Thread Anthony Pace
I have to say that the restriction that says you cannot download code is ridiculous; for, the language in their public statement is just too ambiguous. If interpreted differently it could mean: -no more web services, as this is code you download and parse to get data -no embedding a browser

Re: [Flashcoders] pdf encoders

2010-08-24 Thread Anthony Pace
Hi Guys, Thanks for the suggestions. Right now as I have a limited time, I am authenticating the users, grabbing the data from mysql, outputting it as SVG and HTML, and then converting it to pdf, I have decided to continue using TCPDF. After a few revisions most of the bugs I have

Re: [Flashcoders] Detect player version that was published

2010-08-24 Thread Anthony Pace
I wasn't going to suggest a known bug, I was just going to suggest looking for features that were included in a revision; yet, I like yours better. On 8/24/2010 10:14 AM, Henrik Andersson wrote: You could test for a known bug that for backwards compability is still kept in new players.

[Flashcoders] pdf encoders

2010-08-20 Thread Anthony Pace
I am sending this here just cause I think it's likely some developers here have had to work with PDF output. I know about alivePDF, which is great; yet, from what I have it's just not ideal for generating hundreds of PDF files in a row right now. For several PDFs here or there, alivePDF

Re: [Flashcoders] Printing multiple objects

2010-08-13 Thread Anthony Pace
Just print a parent sprite that encapsulates the children you are laying out. On 8/13/2010 12:30 PM, Lehr, Theodore wrote: I am using the code at: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1422259/as3-using-printjob-to-print-a-movieclip I am using it to print a Sprite that is holding some other

Re: [Flashcoders] FITC Excuses

2010-07-31 Thread Anthony Pace
Truth about FITC: cons: -The workshops, even though they should be included, are overpriced. -Not enough technical presentations -Most of the presenters are just trying to build up their reputations, by telling you what they did, without actually telling you how to do anything. -Not sure

Re: [Flashcoders] FITC Excuses

2010-07-31 Thread Anthony Pace
Beware, the original message has tons of typos. I should have looked it over a second time before posting. On 7/31/2010 3:20 PM, Anthony Pace wrote: Truth about FITC: cons: -The workshops, even though they should be included, are overpriced. -Not enough technical presentations -Most

Re: [Flashcoders] Baby Step #2

2010-07-12 Thread Anthony Pace
I was looking through a specific response to a question I'd asked in the past, when I saw that I hadn't noticed your statements. Although it may appear stupid to reply now, considering that I have just read the message, I will still try. Most of the grant money for University level RD,

Re: [Flashcoders] captured or non-captured named group back references in AS3 regex

2010-06-23 Thread Anthony Pace
On 6/18/2010 1:07 PM, kennethkawam...@gmail.com wrote: I wasn't reading your post properly :) Have you tried (?P=name) ? (or you may want try \n) oops, sorry for not getting back to you. Thanks for the response. I figured it out too by looking in the docs. Having to type the stupid P

[Flashcoders] captured or non-captured named group back references in AS3 regex

2010-06-18 Thread Anthony Pace
I know you can have named groups, but are there named group back references in AS3? if so, do you have any examples of it working? it isn't working for me if I try \kname, \name The funny thing about this situation is that I know that you can access them after exec of a regex, and I wonder

Re: [Flashcoders] multi-touch through JS in Safari on Mac?

2010-06-13 Thread Anthony Pace
Well, to answer my own question, I looked at the safari developer docs and it is possible, and probably pretty easy; yet, I don't have a Multi touch input, that sends native OS mouse events, to try it out. On 6/12/2010 6:21 AM, Anthony Pace wrote: I know 10.1 does not have access to the touch

[Flashcoders] multi-touch through JS in Safari on Mac?

2010-06-12 Thread Anthony Pace
I know 10.1 does not have access to the touch API through safari on the Mac; yet, as I don't have a Macbook, or a muti-touch mouse, I was wondering, does the browser, on a Mac, give JS access to the touch API like it does for the iphone? If so, it would be easy to take advantage of it through

Re: [Flashcoders] If a URL starts with “http: //” will clip always be loaded into REM OTE sandbox?

2010-06-07 Thread Anthony Pace
Oops... Geeze...sorry... realized you were talking about swf files and not images...posted this after working for 43 hours straight. For images it is just using javascript and canvas to grab Pixel info from your image, and then send it to flash using ExternalInterface. In your case, with an

Re: [Flashcoders] External Interface with looped parameters

2010-06-06 Thread Anthony Pace
What you are suggesting, is almost the same as I suggested, except that you are avoiding the xml object and instead using a string; however, because of how a string is converted when passing the data, I wouldn't recommend it for anything too complex. On 6/6/2010 7:13 AM, Ashim D'Silva wrote:

Re: [Flashcoders] If a URL starts with “http: //” will clip always be loaded into REM OTE sandbox?

2010-06-06 Thread Anthony Pace
You can bypass this with javascript, and canvas. On 6/5/2010 1:58 PM, Henrik Andersson wrote: Pavel Repkin wrote: Seems to be a question for a Flash security guru. Suppose we are loading an external SWF movie with MovieClipLoader.loadMovie(url:String) Is it safe to assume that if url starts

Re: [Flashcoders] External Interface with looped parameters

2010-05-28 Thread Anthony Pace
If you want an array from javascript to actionscript somewhere in your class put something like:

Re: [Flashcoders] as3 ttf encoding lib?

2010-05-25 Thread Anthony Pace
I haven't looked through the code as of yet, so I am not sure if it's what I am looking for, but it does look promising. Thanks for the response. On 5/24/2010 9:22 PM, mika wrote: The closest thing I found on that matter is the create font tool of Five3D. It takes a font file and then

Re: [Flashcoders] Blocking multiple logins on one computer

2010-05-25 Thread Anthony Pace
Sorry Dave... didn't see it. On 5/25/2010 12:29 AM, Dave Watts wrote: What if I have two computers? or what if I visualized the image and ran the app twice? or what if I snoop the protocol? or what if I etc... I could have a thousand sessions from one system and unless you track it in a db on

Re: [Flashcoders] as3 ttf encoding lib?

2010-05-25 Thread Anthony Pace
the Five3D engine - which uses the flash drawing API to do curves and lines... Nice... On 25/05/2010 14:10, Anthony Pace wrote: I haven't looked through the code as of yet, so I am not sure if it's what I am looking for, but it does look promising. Thanks for the response. On 5/24/2010 9:22

Re: [Flashcoders] as3 ttf encoding lib?

2010-05-25 Thread Anthony Pace
Hi Glen, Looking through the source right now... this actually looks promising. Thanks, Anthony On 5/25/2010 4:35 PM, Glen Pike wrote: Even better (link from fontforge homepage on sourceforge): http://doubletype.org/wiki/index.php/DoubleType Anthony Pace wrote: Sounds nice, and, now that I

[Flashcoders] as3 ttf encoding lib?

2010-05-24 Thread Anthony Pace
as3 ttf encoding lib...Does it exist? ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Blocking multiple logins on one computer

2010-05-24 Thread Anthony Pace
You can prevent more that one login at the same time for the same account; yet, you always have to consider an MITM attack being possible unless you have a known pre-shared key system. In your DB, all you need to do is keep track of how many users on a given network are connected, or

Re: [Flashcoders] Blocking multiple logins on one computer

2010-05-24 Thread Anthony Pace
What if I have two computers? or what if I visualized the image and ran the app twice? or what if I snoop the protocol? or what if I etc... I could have a thousand sessions from one system and unless you track it in a db on the server the user is connecting to, you would never know it. On

Re: [Flashcoders] Blocking multiple logins on one computer

2010-05-24 Thread Anthony Pace
I would just spoof the headers. On 5/24/2010 5:17 AM, kindaian wrote: On 24-05-2010 3:26, Karl DeSaulniers wrote: ? so... let them cheat is what your saying? On May 23, 2010, at 4:03 PM, Henrik Andersson wrote: Karl DeSaulniers wrote: You could count the different user agent strings. But

Re: [Flashcoders] Blocking multiple logins on one computer

2010-05-24 Thread Anthony Pace
Damned spell checker... I meant to say or what if I virtualized the image and ran the app twice? On 5/24/2010 8:05 PM, Anthony Pace wrote: What if I have two computers? or what if I visualized the image and ran the app twice? or what if I snoop the protocol? or what if I etc... I could have

[Flashcoders] flash cs5 any good for coding? if not is it any good at all?

2010-05-18 Thread Anthony Pace
I haven't had call to download a trial as of yet, so I am hoping to get some viewpoints. ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

[Flashcoders] SIP library in as3 for player 10.1

2010-05-05 Thread Anthony Pace
Anyone know of a working SIP library in AS3 for player 10.1? ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] letter from Steve Jobs on Flash

2010-04-30 Thread Anthony Pace
On 4/29/2010 10:18 AM, David Hunter wrote: i know there has already been a lot of talk about flash and iphones/ipads and developer agreements on this list and i don't wish to add unnecessarily or stoke up the fire again but i thought this might be a worthwhile read for all from the man at the

Re: [Flashcoders] Strange RegExp behaviour

2010-03-19 Thread Anthony Pace
Johnathan: if there are 6 items on the stage, numChildren = 6 but to access the 6th item you need to be at position [5] of the array, so for ease of implementation he used: this.numChildren-1 My test showed that it if he has some screwed up object that does not match his regex, it will

Re: [Flashcoders] Recursive:Part II

2010-03-19 Thread Anthony Pace
Jason beat me to the punch on this one, but, I was going to say too, in all seriousness that this doesn't work if each child has two parents; as well, having step parents is another ball game too. Take for example if a person has 6 kids with another person, than in your model, each person,

Re: [Flashcoders] Bezier curve arrows

2010-03-18 Thread Anthony Pace
Hi Pual, I just noticed that I had already written something, but it didn't get sent to the list before the question got answered. Oh well...anyways: To find the angle, you have to find the slope of the tangent at that point of the curve; however, this is really easy because with bezier

Re: [Flashcoders] Bezier curve arrows

2010-03-18 Thread Anthony Pace
Oops. Just noticed how atrocious the writing was. On 3/18/2010 11:25 AM, Anthony Pace wrote: Hi Pual, I just noticed that I had already written something, but it didn't get sent to the list before the question got answered. Oh well...anyways: To find the angle, you have to find the slope

Re: [Flashcoders] design patterns by use case

2010-03-18 Thread Anthony Pace
Apparently, according to what I have been reading, I have lately been designing everything using a command pattern / composition mix, as it seems to come most naturally, and deviating where necessary, without knowing the names of any of the patterns I stumble upon; thus, you can obviously tell

Re: [Flashcoders] design patterns by use case

2010-03-18 Thread Anthony Pace
Hi Glen, Thanks for the suggestion. Coffee shops are cool, and I love Pizza. Thanks, Anthony On 3/18/2010 1:33 PM, Glen Pike wrote: Anthony Pace wrote: Apparently, according to what I have been reading, I have lately been designing everything using a command pattern / composition mix

Re: [Flashcoders] Strange RegExp behaviour

2010-03-18 Thread Anthony Pace
While I really don't understand why you would want to do things this way, but... I tested this code below, with several clips on the stage: sq_1, sq_12, sq_122, sq_1222a, sq_1212_1212, sq_6dad_12, sq_6d_6d it worked fine and outputed the obvious results: sq_1 sq_12 sq_122 sq_1212_1212

Re: [Flashcoders] mxml to AS3

2010-03-15 Thread Anthony Pace
Wow... I just noticed I actually got a response to this question. Thank you very much Paul. I will be looking into that for sure. On 3/13/2010 10:05 AM, Paul Andrews wrote: On 12/03/2010 18:29, Anthony Pace wrote: I only do this after using catalyst (beta 2) and there is a ton of mxml over

[Flashcoders] faster work flows?

2010-03-15 Thread Anthony Pace
I currently use a few methods based on who I am working with or if I am on my own 0.pure timeline based animation with some simple scripting 1.Positioning by code of imported assets, after taking all x,y data from illustrator or flash (one frame or no frames because I am using flashdevelop

[Flashcoders] mxml to AS3

2010-03-12 Thread Anthony Pace
I only do this after using catalyst (beta 2) and there is a ton of mxml over a thousand lines or so, that I just don't want to have to filter through, but so far, what I have been doing is publishing the project as an swf, and the using a decompiler to convert it and its embedded elements to

Re: [Flashcoders] Fwd: Dynamically superimposing image onto video

2010-03-12 Thread Anthony Pace
If you don't mind your stream being downloaded without the required branding or possible news event embedded into the video, plus the added bandwidth overhead is not a concern, than an overlay is perfect. If there are branding concerns, or you work for a site that would like to reduce

Re: [Flashcoders] Passing Call To Child

2010-03-12 Thread Anthony Pace
I am wondering if you know when to use currentTarget vs target e.currentTarget is the object that you applied the eventListener to e.target is the object that fired the event. and if you are looking to get the child, then make sure not set mouseChildren to false. e.g. try using this to test

Re: [Flashcoders] Fwd: Dynamically superimposing image onto video

2010-03-12 Thread Anthony Pace
at the server; otherwise, if server load is a concern, and you do not need to be changing graphics live, then doing it during encoding and prior to uploading the content to the server might be the way to go. On 3/12/2010 1:48 PM, Anthony Pace wrote: If you don't mind your stream being downloaded

Re: [Flashcoders] Passing Call To Child

2010-03-12 Thread Anthony Pace
agreed, cause: MouseEvent.ROLL_OVER, MouseEvent.ROLL_OUT, and mouseChildren set to false makes it so both target and currentTarget return the object the listener was applied to. On 3/12/2010 2:32 PM, Paul Andrews wrote: On 12/03/2010 19:13, Anthony Pace wrote: I am wondering if you know

Re: [Flashcoders] Passing Call To Child

2010-03-12 Thread Anthony Pace
I just did a quick search on google for the differences better explained, and I came up with this: http://www.wastedpotential.com/?p=10 After a quick glance, it seems like a nice tutorial. On 3/12/2010 2:32 PM, Paul Andrews wrote: On 12/03/2010 19:13, Anthony Pace wrote: I am wondering

[Flashcoders] AS3 thousand child objects in a container, but only 1 listener in parent

2010-03-10 Thread Anthony Pace
if I have a thousand objects in in a container, and each object is on the layer stack of the display list, what is the best way to find out which child object is being rendered as the top most layer at a given x,y position? I don't want to have a thousand contained objects with a thousand

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 thousand child objects in a container, but only 1 listener in parent

2010-03-10 Thread Anthony Pace
I guess I should have noted that I also need to know which objects are underneath too. On 3/10/2010 10:38 AM, Anthony Pace wrote: if I have a thousand objects in in a container, and each object is on the layer stack of the display list, what is the best way to find out which child object

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 thousand child objects in a container, but only 1 listener in parent

2010-03-10 Thread Anthony Pace
); }; mainContainer_mc.addEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_OVER,eMH); On 3/10/2010 10:38 AM, Anthony Pace wrote: if I have a thousand objects in in a container, and each object is on the layer stack of the display list, what is the best way to find out which child object is being rendered

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 thousand child objects in a container, but only 1 listener in parent

2010-03-10 Thread Anthony Pace
); But I am also interested in which children are underneath... how do you go about doing that in AS3? if I don't get a response I will repost as a different topic. On 3/10/2010 11:39 AM, Anthony Pace wrote: it is damned obvious that I have to use something like to find out which one

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 thousand child objects in a container, but only 1 listener in parent

2010-03-10 Thread Anthony Pace
Awesome... Thank you Glen. I knew I wasn't imagining things. On 3/10/2010 11:48 AM, Glen Pike wrote: http://livedocs.adobe.com/flash/9.0/ActionScriptLangRefV3/flash/display/DisplayObjectContainer.html#getObjectsUnderPoint%28%29 Anthony Pace wrote: it is damned obvious that I have to use

Re: [Flashcoders] Little direction please

2010-02-27 Thread Anthony Pace
No lists I know of; yet, I haven't done any searching. I taught myself the advanced aspects of JS in about a week or so of trying things out, so I am sure that anyone with even a little ActionScript 1/2/3, experience can pick it up really really fast. I was going to write a hundred helpful

Re: [Flashcoders] MultiLevel ContextMenu

2010-02-19 Thread Anthony Pace
Javascript to as3 combo, as suggested below, would work; yet, not in Opera (anyone care?) , and not very successfully, at least during my experimentation, in browsers running in on top of *nix OS (I kind of care about this one). You can also check out the link below, as it is now integrated

Re: [Flashcoders] and now..CLIENT now hates Flash

2010-02-06 Thread Anthony Pace
I think it has very little, if at all, to do with Apple wanting Adobe to produce a better product, and more to do with licensing fees, and revenue from app store purchases. There would be a lot of lost revenue from the app store if you could just put flash on your device and play a game

Re: [Flashcoders] WIRED hates Flash

2010-01-30 Thread Anthony Pace
Angela: That is a great suggestion. Normally a client will ask for detection, but some will opt to allow the user to choose which version as browsers false report and failing gracefully doesn't always work. eg. Which version (plain html with javascript employing hacks to make it work with

Re: [Flashcoders] archives?

2010-01-10 Thread Anthony Pace
http://www.mail-archive.com/flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com I searched 2007 and it brought up a bunch of threads. The few I looked at were from Feb, May, June, etc. of 2007. On 1/8/2010 2:43 PM, Paul Andrews wrote: Andrew Sinning wrote: Are there archives of this list since 2007? The

Re: [Flashcoders] Colour Matching

2009-12-15 Thread Anthony Pace
What about changing the monitor preferences to TrueColor? Henrik Andersson wrote: Nathan Mynarcik wrote: Have you tried pngs? Great idea, now you have another way of getting the colors wrong. How nice of the png standard to include an ability to embed the color correction profile, isn't

Re: [Flashcoders] simple E4X question, getting two types of nodes

2009-12-01 Thread Anthony Pace
use two dots; yet, IMHO that is poorly structured data. If you have any say to how the data should be formatted, how about using: pets pet type=dog name=rover/ pet type=cat name=felix / pet type=bunny name=thumper/ pet type=snake name=charlie etc=etc.. / !-- etc -- /pets or

Re: [Flashcoders] simple E4X question, getting two types of nodes

2009-12-01 Thread Anthony Pace
looking at your structure, i am assuming of course that you would not have a sub element of dog in an element of dog, so two dots should work fine. Anthony Pace wrote: use two dots; yet, IMHO that is poorly structured data. If you have any say to how the data should be formatted, how about

Re: [Flashcoders] Still Infinitely Looping

2009-11-27 Thread Anthony Pace
where is the call to init(); in your Main constuctor? i can't see it. Hope that helps, and if I am wrong don't shoot me. Anthony beno - wrote: To all of you: You guys are a good bunch! I appreciate your help. Coding for me has always been difficult, but I have many years working with

Re: [Flashcoders] Still Infinitely Looping

2009-11-27 Thread Anthony Pace
it is stupid, because a lot of communications classes are called com and not just net. ) Take care, Anthony Anthony Pace wrote: where is the call to init(); in your Main constuctor? i can't see it. Hope that helps, and if I am wrong don't shoot me. Anthony beno - wrote: To all of you: You guys

Re: [Flashcoders] Still Infinitely Looping

2009-11-27 Thread Anthony Pace
opps... it should have said, you shouldn't knock the timeline. Anthony Pace wrote: In addition to my last post, I would like to state that you shouldn't timeline; it has its place. The flash IDE is great for making things pretty, and doing really quick experiments; as well, it forces you

Re: [Flashcoders] Still Infinitely Looping

2009-11-27 Thread Anthony Pace
oops, it should have said oops...lol, I screw up a ton too. Anthony wrote: opps... it should have said, you shouldn't knock the timeline. Anthony Pace wrote: In addition to my last post, I would like to state that you shouldn't timeline; it has its place. The flash IDE is great for making

Re: [Flashcoders] Baby Step #2

2009-11-20 Thread Anthony Pace
If you want them really cheap, get a library card. I have one through university, but a library card through the Toronto public library, and most public libraries, give the general public access to a wide array of material, and to a safari books online login, for free. With safari books

Re: [Flashcoders] Placing sprites on the circumference of a circle

2009-11-09 Thread Anthony Pace
it depends on your registration point for each clip. If it is at the bottom centre, than just set the x and y have it be rotated by degree - 90 W.R. de Boer wrote: Hello, I am currently working on a little flash project where I would like to place the sprites or elements on the line or

Re: [Flashcoders] visually similar spectrum

2009-11-03 Thread Anthony Pace
After doing a little reading, I think, but I don't know for sure, that what I am referring to is called HVS(human visual system) compression. Any books, detailed articles, formulas or code? Henrik Andersson wrote: Anthony Pace wrote: I am not sure how to distinguish at what range

[Flashcoders] visually similar spectrum

2009-11-03 Thread Anthony Pace
Does anyone have the math for at what range or threshold colours become too visibly similar to separate by the eye? Is there a good book or formula you know of? I am trying to implement some logic that makes it so if a colour value is repeated on the same pixel per frame, that it does not

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