Re: [Flashcoders] JavaFX released

2008-12-07 Thread Claus Wahlers
Anthony Pace wrote: Sure for the corporate environment, or cell phones, or tv, javaFX wil kick flashes ass until adobe gets smart and gets rid of licensing drawbacks Good morning: http://www.openscreenproject.org/ Cheers, Claus. ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Zipping in AS3

2008-09-24 Thread Claus Wahlers
Hey Claus, one of the reasons I can't use it is because of its inability to work with a .zip file created on Mac OSX. The other reason, is that I've attempted to use it to write out a .zip file, and I can't get it to produce a valid .zip file. I've even tried loading in a .zip, and then saving

Re: [Flashcoders] Zipping in AS3

2008-09-19 Thread Claus Wahlers
Mac Angell wrote: Hey everyone! I'm trying to find a solid zip/unzip library for AS3. I've done some testing with both FZip and AS3 Zip, and I've been running into problems with both. So I'm wondering if there are any others out there that anyone knows about that have been tested extensively.

Re: [Flashcoders] Whatever happened to C++ conversion?

2008-08-31 Thread Claus Wahlers
I think this is the latest: http://llvm.org/devmtg/2008-08/ See last presentation in list. Cheers, Claus. ben gomez farrell wrote: Hey, I'm on the papervision3D list, and was just discussing what physics engines to use. A guy named Andy on there was talking about how Box2DAS3 is great, and

Re: [Flashcoders] A Question that I've been asking for years!!

2008-08-26 Thread Claus Wahlers
An example is worth a thousand words. public interface IBounce { function bounce():void; } public class Balls implements IBounce { public function bounce():void { } } public class Boobs implements IBounce { public function bounce():void { } } var balls:Balls = new Balls(); var

Re: [Flashcoders] Object vs *

2008-08-09 Thread Claus Wahlers
Also, mind this: var a:*; trace(a); // undefined var b:Object; trace(b); // null An Object can't be undefined. Cheers, Claus. Ian Thomas wrote: '*' means discard type checking 'Object' means 'treat it as type Object' If you have functions: public function getThing():* { return new

Re: [Flashcoders] Firefox popup blocker and flash 9

2008-05-29 Thread Claus Wahlers
Dan Wade wrote: Turning on popup blocker shouldn't block user initiated clicks that call a js function to open a new window. Or, popup blocker should allow for a simple getURL(url, _blank). I'm finding these calls are being blocked some cases in Firefox on PC's with flash player 9. The Flash

Re: [Flashcoders] Adobe Open Screen!

2008-05-02 Thread Claus Wahlers
FWIW, Adobe is also going to open the .fla file format: http://blogs.adobe.com/jnack/2008/03/flash_moving_to.html Cheers, Claus. Cutter (FlashRelated) wrote: All well said. One other nugget to add to this conversation: Adobe is not open sourcing these proprietary formats, but rather removing

Re: [Flashcoders] XPath

2008-04-29 Thread Claus Wahlers
Merrill, Jason wrote: Curious why not use AS3 instead? I don't speak for the OT here, just a comment to your earlier comment that AS3 made XPath obsolete. This is not really true. It is true that with E4X you have almost the same functionality as XPath, but E4X fails badly if your query

Re: [Flashcoders] XPath

2008-04-29 Thread Claus Wahlers
Ricky Bacon wrote: Claus Wahlers wrote: Merrill, Jason wrote: Curious why not use AS3 instead? I don't speak for the OT here, just a comment to your earlier comment that AS3 made XPath obsolete. This is not really true. It is true that with E4X you have almost the same functionality

Re: [Flashcoders] to mac or not to mac

2008-03-14 Thread Claus Wahlers
Dunno if that has been mentioned, but if you are NOT a command line guy, like me, and want a kick ass non-CLI SVN client, by far the best option is TortoiseSVN, which afaik is only available for Windows and beats the crap out of everything else i've seen. This one tiny software is the main

Re: [Flashcoders] to mac or not to mac

2008-03-14 Thread Claus Wahlers
Claus Wahlers wrote: Dunno if that has been mentioned, but if you are NOT a command line guy, like me, and want a kick ass non-CLI SVN client, by far the best option is TortoiseSVN, which afaik is only available for Windows and beats the crap out of everything else i've seen. This one tiny

Re: [Flashcoders] dictionary vs array

2008-03-11 Thread Claus Wahlers
Dwayne Neckles wrote: can anyone say why dictionary is better than array.. Im seeing it used in alot of papervision examples and i dont get why? I will research this on my own as well.. Keys in an Array can be numeric, strings, or both: var a:Array = []; a[0] = something; a[hello] =

Re: [Flashcoders] XML loading and parsing problem

2007-07-08 Thread Claus Wahlers
Using Delegate is just one of those best practices and should be used at all times, even if it kinda works without. +1 Also, Omar *might* want to refactor his code later. Using Delegate he likely won't run into any trouble. Cheers, Claus. ___

Re: [Flashcoders] writing as for components

2007-07-08 Thread Claus Wahlers
var letter:Array This should be var letters:Array Cheers, Claus. ___ 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] writing as for components

2007-07-08 Thread Claus Wahlers
Pedro Kostelec wrote: Thanks, but there is still the other error 1120: Access of undefined property letters. var randomIndex:uint=Math.floor(Math.random()*letters.length); This code works for me: var letters:Array= [A,B,C,D,E,F, G,H,I,J,K,L, M,N,O,P,Q,R, S,T,U,V,W, X,Y,Z,]; function

Re: [Flashcoders] XML loading and parsing problem

2007-07-07 Thread Claus Wahlers
import mx.utils.Delegate; var xmlData:XML = new XML(); xmlData.ignoreWhite = true; xmlData.onLoad = Delegate.create(this, onLoadXML); xmlData.load(gallery.xml); function onLoadXML(success) { if(success) { trace(xml Loaded); proceed(); } else { trace(xml Not Loaded);

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash CS3 Prof copy: missing Tree component.

2007-06-05 Thread Claus Wahlers
Apparently the flash 9 cs3 compiler uses the same compiler so I dont see why this couldnt be done to integrate parts of the flex framework components into flash. That would be awesome. That's not as easy as it sounds. Base classes work differently, styling works differently, etc pp, Flash

Re: [Flashcoders] there is a problem plz help

2007-04-24 Thread Claus Wahlers
) { greater = arr[i]; } } trace(greater is + greater + \n); Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br/ http://wahlers.com.br/claus/blog/ ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options

Re: [Flashcoders] Finding the height and width of the VISIBLE area of a masked SWF

2007-04-18 Thread Claus Wahlers
I'd like to be able to find the VISIBLE height and width of those SWFs; however _width and _height return the size of ALL the masked content. Can't you just check the width/height of the mask? Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br/ http://wahlers.com.br

Re: [Flashcoders] eolas fix for IE7

2007-04-03 Thread Claus Wahlers
, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br/ http://wahlers.com.br/claus/blog/ ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] The great CS3 Swindle

2007-03-29 Thread Claus Wahlers
. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br/ http://wahlers.com.br/claus/blog/ ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you

Re: [Flashcoders] stageHeight issues AS3

2007-03-08 Thread Claus Wahlers
? Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br/ http://wahlers.com.br/claus/blog/ ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Flashcoders] Erasing areas with the drawing API?

2007-02-16 Thread Claus Wahlers
); graphics.lineTo(30, 30); graphics.endFill(); Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br/ http://wahlers.com.br/claus/blog/ -- READ CAREFULLY. By reading this email you agree, on behalf of your employer, to release me from all obligations and waivers arising from any

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: tabbing in flash

2007-02-12 Thread Claus Wahlers
focusRect and displays a custom one. Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br/ http://wahlers.com.br/claus/blog/ -- READ CAREFULLY. By reading this email you agree, on behalf of your employer, to release me from all obligations and waivers arising from any and all NON

Re: [Flashcoders] HTML Browser In Flash

2007-02-04 Thread Claus Wahlers
somewhere else. Anyway. Its for flash MX. And I'm using Flash 9. Is anyone aware of something more recent. I'm working on DENG 2.0 (Actionscript 3). It might take quite a while yet though.. Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br/ http://wahlers.com.br/claus

Re: [Flashcoders] Flair Pattern?

2007-01-29 Thread Claus Wahlers
the way he ran Flashcoders in the early days Can you elaborate? Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br/ http://wahlers.com.br/claus/blog/ -- READ CAREFULLY. By reading this email you agree, on behalf of your employer, to release me from all obligations

Re: [Flashcoders] Senior Developer Posisition

2006-12-20 Thread Claus Wahlers
translate to US$ 31k a year. Never trust statistics that you didn't fake yourself. ;) Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br/ http://wahlers.com.br/claus/blog/ ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

Re: [Flashcoders] Loading library movie clips sequentially? Best way to do this?

2006-11-30 Thread Claus Wahlers
request to the server. And with FZip you have access to files while the zip is still loading. Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br/ http://wahlers.com.br/claus/blog/ ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

Re: [Flashcoders] Loading library movie clips sequentially? Best way to do this?

2006-11-29 Thread Claus Wahlers
. Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br/ http://wahlers.com.br/claus/blog/ ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Flashcoders] Load HTML page in Flash

2006-11-19 Thread Claus Wahlers
complete, not very fast), but it might satisfy your needs. http://deng.com.br/ Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http

Re: [Flashcoders] Job Opportunity at Gaia Interactive

2006-11-17 Thread Claus Wahlers
. Security always belongs on the server side. Aggressively use good encryption (public/private keys) and monitor the game progress, if the potential damage justifies it. Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br

Re: [Flashcoders] Stage Height Bug?

2006-11-17 Thread Claus Wahlers
frames until Stage size is reported correctly. Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman

Re: [Flashcoders] why are my class property's strongtypingbeingignored?

2006-11-16 Thread Claus Wahlers
strict typing everything, and I mean everything.; emailSignature:String = HTH, + newline + Steven; **Error** Scene=Scene 1, layer=Layer 1, frame=1:Line 1: Syntax error. Cheers, Claus ;) -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br

Re: [Flashcoders] why are my classproperty's strongtypingbeingignored?

2006-11-16 Thread Claus Wahlers
, in preparation for AS3 where strict typing has a very noticable improvement in speed, I am strict typing everything, and I mean everything.; var emailSignature:String = HTH, + newline + Steven; trace(emailBody + newline + emailSignature); trace(Cheers, + newline + Claus ;)); -- claus

Re: [Flashcoders] Undefined value

2006-11-14 Thread Claus Wahlers
, and Boolean values are compared by value. Objects, arrays, and functions are compared by reference. A variable is compared by value or by reference, depending on its type. Availability: ActionScript 1.0; Flash Player 6 Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br

Re: [Flashcoders] 1st message - Sound and byteArray

2006-11-13 Thread Claus Wahlers
to create a SWF on the client that wraps your mp3, and then push it into Loader via loadBytes. This may get you started: http://www.flashcodersbrighton.org/wordpress/?p=9 Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br

Re: [Flashcoders] Fwd: Help needed. Embeding fonts in Deng Modular Browser

2006-11-13 Thread Claus Wahlers
documents. In your CSS, just include the fonts Linkage Identifier in the list of font families, like here: div { font-family: my_embedded_font, Arial, sans-serif; } Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br

Re: [Flashcoders] Grabbing data directly from the HTML page

2006-11-09 Thread Claus Wahlers
source Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you

Re: [Flashcoders] ExternalInterface MySpace (Bug in Flash Player 9)

2006-11-06 Thread Claus Wahlers
users embed your SWF into MySpace profiles, as MySpace prevents all Flash-Javascript communication: enableJavascript=false allowScriptAccess=never allownetworking=internal Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br

Re: [Flashcoders] HTML display component for Flash?

2006-11-04 Thread Claus Wahlers
DENG, please let Adobe know. Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Create zip file through flash

2006-11-01 Thread Claus Wahlers
for the noise. Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br ___ 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] AS3 SVG embedding resources

2006-10-20 Thread Claus Wahlers
, i would guess not), and a lot of injected metadata. I cleaned only the metadata and the resulting SVG is 52k. If you compress that, you end up with not even 5k. Not too much i guess, given that the SVG itself seems not very optimized. Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http

Re: [Flashcoders] tinyurl swf loading

2006-10-07 Thread Claus Wahlers
Player can't resolve 301's. Can i manually eval 'http://tinyurl.com/k23u4' somehow? Maybe you could hand it over to JavaScript via ExternalInterface, and then in JavaScript do some Ajax magic (send a HTTP HEAD request) and send the real URL back to Flash? Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers

Re: [Flashcoders] SMIL xml parsing weirdness.

2006-09-20 Thread Claus Wahlers
video src=rl512k.flv system-bitrate=512000/ ref src=rl256k.flv/ /switch /body /smil SMIL xml parsing weirdness. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] SMIL xml parsing weirdness.

2006-09-20 Thread Claus Wahlers
Everything comes across fine but that one attrubute. You probably did .attributes.system-bitrate. Both .attributes.system and bitrate are undefined. The - then converts it into a Number, thus NaN. Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br

Re: [Flashcoders] Help Loading and Displaying XML

2006-09-18 Thread Claus Wahlers
] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://whitehorsemedia.com/$1 [R=301,L] Alternatively, google for crossdomain.xml, or strictly use relative paths. Cheers, Claus. -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

[Flashcoders] Introducing FZip... ZIP it up!

2006-09-15 Thread Claus Wahlers
); zip.load(request); } private function fileCompleteHandler(evt:FZipEvent):void { var file:FZipFile = evt.file; trace(File loaded: + file.filename) trace( + file.sizeCompressed); trace( + file.sizeUncompressed); } [1] http://blog.brokenfunction.com/ -- claus wahlers

Re: [Flashcoders] BitmapData.getPixel() - negative value ?

2006-09-15 Thread Claus Wahlers
Number.toString() is a little borked. Meister Skinner explains it here: http://www.gskinner.com/blog/archives/2005/12/source_code_tra.html Cheers, Claus. Jeroen Beckers wrote: var n:Number = -16777216 trace(n.toString(16)); Gives me: -100 ? Claus Wahlers wrote: pixel = -16777216

Re: [Flashcoders] BitmapData.getPixel() - negative value ?

2006-09-15 Thread Claus Wahlers
Merrill, Jason wrote: -16777216 is 0xff00 (solid black) I thought solid black was 0xff 16777215 That'd be white. 0 is black. The additional 'ff' in the highest byte is the alpha value (returned by getPixel32). -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br

Re: [Flashcoders] BitmapData.getPixel() - negative value ?

2006-09-15 Thread Claus Wahlers
is the alpha value (returned by getPixel32). -- claus wahlers côdeazur brasil http://codeazur.com.br ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Software Development Position

2006-09-15 Thread Claus Wahlers
that are equally qualified. I honestly don't think they are *that* off with their requirements. They could have put that Detroit (or US/Canada) requirement in the subject though.. ;) (This is my first and last comment re: job postings on this list. Keep 'em coming, i don't mind) -- claus wahlers

Re: [Flashcoders] BitmapData.getPixel() - negative value ?

2006-09-14 Thread Claus Wahlers
pixel = -16777216 -16777216 is 0xff00 (solid black) Try to trace pixel.toString(16) Cheers, Claus. ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive:

Re: [Flashcoders] [OT] Friday Mental Break

2006-08-25 Thread Claus Wahlers
http://www.dopelogik.com/flash/snakes_in_a_class/ this._snakes.push( snake ); // BUG! Cheers, Claus. ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive:

Re: [Flashcoders] 128 character limit in XML node?

2006-08-25 Thread Claus Wahlers
In HTML enabled TextFields, the content of href in a href=.. has a 128 (or something) character limit. Cheers, Claus. Aaron Hedquist wrote: Hello, I have a node that is being parsed by Flash, then used as a .url text link. However the link that opens up once you export the flash is being

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash 7,8,9 , AS 2 and 3 - clarify the situation

2006-08-17 Thread Claus Wahlers
Gregory, The latest Flash IDE is the Flash 8 IDE. The latest Flash Player is Flash Player 9. The Flash 9 IDE is currently in public alpha test, and can be downloaded from http://labs.adobe.com/ (You need a valid Flash 8 IDE serial number to run it though). The new IDE is expected to be

Re: [Flashcoders] Uncompress a gzipped file

2006-08-11 Thread Claus Wahlers
Right now there's several things that could be done with this that I can think of. Like Claus said, a tool could be created that takes regular zip files and adds checksum info without damaging compatibility. I already have a class ready that correctly parses a ZIP archive.. Stay tuned!

Re: [Flashcoders] Uncompress a gzipped file

2006-08-11 Thread Claus Wahlers
Right now there's several things that could be done with this that I can think of. Like Claus said, a tool could be created that takes regular zip files and adds checksum info without damaging compatibility. A quick progress report, just in case somebody is interested: We kinda got it

Re: [Flashcoders] Uncompress a gzipped file

2006-08-10 Thread Claus Wahlers
Max, not sure if this helps but it's worth a try. I was trying to uncompress files from zip archives a while ago. The most common compression method used in zip is deflate (as you already know) so theroretically it shouldn't be a problem to uncompress() files in a zip, BUT.. the thing is,

Re: [Flashcoders] Uncompress a gzipped file

2006-08-10 Thread Claus Wahlers
ryanm wrote: Imagine compressing XML files to a tiny fraction of their original size and decompressing them within flash! No need, you can do this now. If you gzip a file and send it via post response (sendAndLoad), the browser will decompress it for you automatically A possible use case:

Re: [Flashcoders] Uncompress a gzipped file

2006-08-10 Thread Claus Wahlers
ryanm wrote: To me, the most useful thing would be a a standardized implementation, so that it could be compressed at runtime or in advance, so that it can be used with packages like you were describing, or individual (possibly dynamic) files compressed by the server. Something like that

Re: [Flashcoders] Possible Challenge: AS 3.0 Compiler :)

2006-08-06 Thread Claus Wahlers
Doesn´t haXe www.haxe.org address this issues ? No, we're talking about a clientside ECMAScript interpreter/compiler written in AS3. Cheers, Claus. ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive:

Re: [Flashcoders] Where to politely and appropriately discuss pricing issues

2006-06-01 Thread Claus Wahlers
I made a decision to go with a low price point for specific reasons that may not apply in every case. Also, I'm not that worried about clients balking when I eventually raise rates. I'm pretty confident in my ability to make myself indispensible. :) Another thing I've done is offer a New

Re: [Flashcoders] Where to politely and appropriately discuss pricing issues

2006-06-01 Thread Claus Wahlers
Rather, I meant making *my services* indispensible -- i.e. doing such a strong job that the client can't imagine doing the next project without me. I'm sorry Adam, i misinterpreted that. We're on the same page then :) cheers, Claus. ___

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: Adobe Licensing - FAO John Dowdell, Mike Chambers et al.

2006-04-19 Thread Claus Wahlers
That I know of, there is absolutely no way to attain the Flash player source. That's Macromedia's closely guarded secret, which, along with their license depicting that no-one may create their own, makes Flash theres alone! That's not true. You can license the Flash Player source code.

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: Adobe Licensing - FAO John Dowdell, Mike Chambers et al.

2006-04-19 Thread Claus Wahlers
That's not true. You can license the Flash Player source code. PS, Mike, last time i researched Flash Player source licensing, Macromedia redirected me to Vibren Technologies: http://www.vibren.com/Eng_Solutions/macromedia_engineering.htm Maybe that helps, cheers, claus.

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: Adobe Licensing - FAO John Dowdell, Mike Chambers et al.

2006-04-19 Thread Claus Wahlers
Still, I imagine a subscriber would require a very good excuse as to why they required the source :-) Not really.. A subscriber requires to afford the licensing fee. ;) cheers, claus. ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: Adobe Licensing - FAO John Dowdell, Mike Chambers et al.

2006-04-19 Thread Claus Wahlers
As a thought, though. Is there anyone out there who even thinks they have the skills to develop there own Flash player? The way I see it, so long as it doesn't directly read the SWF format, there would be no license infringement! And one could always create a third party file converter ;)

Re: [Flashcoders] CSS with input text

2006-03-20 Thread Claus Wahlers
Wouldn't having full www support for html in Flash mean building in a browser. Not too likely I think. What about a component in Flash that allows the display of a web browser window in a flash document, using the browsers functionality. I wouldn't know where to start, but it would be cool.

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: How does goowy do it? (HTML in Flash)

2006-03-04 Thread Claus Wahlers
I haven't seen the HTML capability, but it's obviously possible to write a browser, or a subset of a browser in actionscript. http://osflash.org/deng/ cheers, claus. ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search

Re: [Flashcoders] XML Namespace Explanation in Simple Terms?

2006-01-29 Thread Claus Wahlers
I need to explain XML namespaces to several marketing people think phone numbers my phone number is 1234-5678 in a different state though, this phone number may belong to somebody else so, i put a code in front of it to distinguish it from same numbers in other states 555-1234-5678 (me)

Re: [Flashcoders] XML Namespace Explanation in Simple Terms?

2006-01-29 Thread Claus Wahlers
555-1234-5678 (me) 556-1234-5678 (somebody else) that code would be a namespace prefix in xml terms somewhere i'd have to define where and what 555 really is. that'd be my namespace declaration. there's also a default namespace. if i call my neighbor i can omit the state code because my

Re: [Flashcoders] XML Namespace Explanation in Simple Terms?

2006-01-29 Thread Claus Wahlers
xmlns=mystate xmlns:556=anotherstate etc (not really accurate here as i could use both 555-2345-6789 and 2345-6789 to call my neighbor, which afaik isn't possible in xml actually it should be possible, not sure: xmlns=mystate xmlns:555=mystate xmlns:556=anotherstate cheers, claus.

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Search engine indexable Flash content; anyone with insight please help!

2006-01-19 Thread Claus Wahlers
Is there any way to index Flash content without that risk? http://wahlers.com.br/claus/blog/seffs-to-flash-or-not-to-flash/ cheers, claus. ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] Massive XML files and Flash

2006-01-06 Thread Claus Wahlers
RegEx + E4X means insanely fast custom parsing and conversion, plus insanely fast searches and filters for XML. The need for XPath is about to be a thing of the past (whenever they get around to releasing 8.5, that is). I did some benchmarks comparing fp8 XML vs fp8.5 flash.xml.XML vs

Re: [Flashcoders] Singleton as associative array - yucky icky?

2005-12-29 Thread Claus Wahlers
var session:Session = Session.getInstance(); session(foo) = bar; which would set the item foo equal to bar. i can't see that there's a way to do this kind of non-method calling of the class instance. __resolve? cheers, claus. ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Singleton as associative array - yucky icky?

2005-12-29 Thread Claus Wahlers
Wrong? Dude, wtf? Why don't you drink some coffee and take a look at what the hell VB is doing (ASP, whatever). roffle. it's 4am and i might have smoked some funny cigarettes already. anyways, at least it feels wrong. but then.. vbscript.. ehrm.. ok.. *ducking* cheers, claus.

Re: [Flashcoders] HTML markup for highlighted text...

2005-12-07 Thread Claus Wahlers
I'm working on a chat, and what I want to do is highlight text that is whispered. But the background-color style property doesn't work on spans, does anyone know of a good way to set the background color of text in an HTML text field? Is it even possible? Not possible, without using ugly

[Flashcoders] FP8: file upload and server response

2005-11-22 Thread Claus Wahlers
hi folks, i'm currently playing with the flash player 8 FileReference stuff. i'm uploading a file to a server script (works fine). the server script returns an xml with info about the uploaded file. is there any way i can access the server response? tia, cheers, claus.

Re: [Flashcoders] FP8: file upload and server response

2005-11-22 Thread Claus Wahlers
thanks ryan and don for your help! i need to upload a binary file from a local flash 8 app to a 3rd party server (webservice, fixed api, takes a mix of post/get data and returns xml) so i guess i'm at a dead end here.. cheers, claus. ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] OT:Converting shapefile (.shp) SVG SWF

2005-11-01 Thread Claus Wahlers
I found the ogis2svg command line tool quite straightforward but now am stuck trying to convert the SVG output to SWF using the svg2swf tool mentioned above. I've googled it and haven't found many respectable tools for this purpose. Have you tried Adobe Illustrator for SVG to SWF conversion?