Re: [Flashcoders] View images in local folder

2007-07-25 Thread Weldon MacDonald
Flash doesn't have access to the local file system. If teh pictures were on a server you could do something with a PHP script to get the file names, but on the client, not. Unless you want to get into the new Adobe Air API, but that's a whole other ball of wax, not to mention a bit of a learning

Re: [Flashcoders] Backend compiled Java or scripted PHP?

2007-07-20 Thread Weldon MacDonald
Wow, this seems to be one of those topics where everyone has strong but differing opinions, Atila java over PHP. Just few points why: Nice comparative overview HermitIt seems to depend on what you will be using it for ultimately. BINGO, we have a winner folks... Ron,

[Flashcoders] Backend compiled Java or scripted PHP?

2007-07-19 Thread Weldon MacDonald
I've been using ActionScript for a while now, but my next project will require a lot more server side work. In the past I've used PHP, but only in a pidgin kind of way. alternatively, I have some Java skills, though not specifically for the web. Either way I have to spend some time developing an

[Flashcoders] Re: Flashcoders Digest, Vol 19, Issue 46

2006-08-16 Thread Weldon MacDonald
and either save or rebroadcast that content. -Andy -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Weldon MacDonald Sent: Tuesday, August 15, 2006 2:27 PM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: [Flashcoders] WhiteBoard app I have to do an application

[Flashcoders] WhiteBoard app

2006-08-15 Thread Weldon MacDonald
into publishing to Fash 9, but if I can't solve this issue they may want to stick to Flash 8 so I can use AS2 alternatives. Weldon MacDonald ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http

Re: [Flashcoders] Array Empowerment

2006-07-27 Thread Weldon MacDonald
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[Flashcoders] Led into temptation with promises of preformance

2006-07-08 Thread Weldon MacDonald
isn't scheduled to launch until the end of the year, so I have time to climb the learning curve, but I'd like to know what the feeling is on publishing AS3 to Flash 9 that early. Does it make sense, or am I asking for a world of trouble with my client over lack of exposure of Flash 9 Weldon

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash for forums

2006-06-26 Thread Weldon MacDonald
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[Flashcoders] Flash for forums

2006-06-24 Thread Weldon MacDonald
. Has anyone seen such a forum? Or, a forum with documentation that would allow the relatively easy implementation of a flash front end. Weldon MacDonald ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http

[Flashcoders] cake decorating app

2006-06-21 Thread Weldon MacDonald
it be relatively easy to port C# to Java. Are there any examples of this type of drawing app he could look over? Weldon MacDonald ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman

Re: [Flashcoders] Simple Eclipse setup question

2006-06-08 Thread Weldon MacDonald
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Re: [Flashcoders] Simple Eclipse setup question

2006-06-08 Thread Weldon MacDonald
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Re: [Flashcoders] XML Parsing

2006-06-05 Thread Weldon MacDonald
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Re: [Flashcoders] Flash/Eclipse Workflow

2006-06-04 Thread Weldon MacDonald
that helps, Scott On 6/3/06, Weldon MacDonald [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok, I installed Eclipse, spent a better part of a day downloading plugins and configuring everything. I'm using Ant tasks to compile with MTASC and send it to the standalone player. I don't see the need for swfmill, since I own

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash/Eclipse Workflow

2006-06-04 Thread Weldon MacDonald
a preloader on the asset swf which is quite likely large. Hope that helps, Scott On 6/3/06, Weldon MacDonald [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok, I installed Eclipse, spent a better part of a day downloading plugins and configuring everything. I'm using Ant tasks to compile with MTASC and send

[Flashcoders] Flash/Eclipse Workflow

2006-06-03 Thread Weldon MacDonald
MovieClip and uses an init function rather than a constructor. The code I've been using to test is in the .fla but the class file is external. How can I restructure this to include Eclipse in the workflow? Weldon MacDonald ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Biased Random Particle Distribution

2006-05-27 Thread Weldon MacDonald
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Re: [Flashcoders] Problems with Tween Class

2006-05-25 Thread Weldon MacDonald
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Re: [Flashcoders] OOP 101: Is import really necessary?

2006-05-25 Thread Weldon MacDonald
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Re: [Flashcoders] HashMap?

2006-05-17 Thread Weldon MacDonald
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Re: [Flashcoders] sprouts data structure

2006-05-16 Thread Weldon MacDonald
/stuff/cs650/sprout/SPROUT.CC Somebody did a program called auntbeast which seems to be quite good. I can't find a copy of it nor their source. Might be worth sending an email to them. http://www.geocities.com/chessdp/ *World* *Game* *Of* *Sprouts* * Association* 2006/5/11, Weldon MacDonald

Re: FW: [Flashcoders] sprouts data structure

2006-05-13 Thread Weldon MacDonald
, or five, and conjectured that this pattern continues beyond eleven spots.[] Regards, B. 2006/5/12, Weldon MacDonald [EMAIL PROTECTED]: The reqiurement is that the software be able to play the game, so I need a data structure to store the game position for analysis. The intersection check

[Flashcoders] Fwd: sprouts data structure

2006-05-13 Thread Weldon MacDonald
Good news, I just found some code on the U of Utah site. I';ts in java, but it should allow me work out my own implimentation in action script -- Forwarded message -- From: Weldon MacDonald [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: May 11, 2006 8:48 AM Subject: sprouts data structure

Re: [Flashcoders] Fwd: sprouts data structure

2006-05-13 Thread Weldon MacDonald
be a good starting point. This is an interesting topic to me, please be sure to keep us updated if you have any success! -David R On 5/13/06, Weldon MacDonald [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good news, I just found some code on the U of Utah site. I';ts in java, but it should allow me work out my own

Re: [Flashcoders] sprouts data structure

2006-05-12 Thread Weldon MacDonald
the connection to be made. I'll keep thinking about it though. Scott -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] on behalf of Weldon MacDonald Sent: Thu 5/11/2006 8:48 AM To: Flashcoders mailing list Cc: Subject:[Flashcoders] sprouts data structure I have a request for a game

Re: FW: [Flashcoders] sprouts data structure

2006-05-12 Thread Weldon MacDonald
Goliath [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: FWIW if have written some AS2 classes some time ago that implement a graph by using adjacenty lists. If it would help you let me know -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Weldon MacDonald Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2006

Re: FW: [Flashcoders] sprouts data structure

2006-05-12 Thread Weldon MacDonald
of segments should fit on a screen in a human-readable form ( 200 ?). my 0,02$ B. 2006/5/12, Weldon MacDonald [EMAIL PROTECTED]: My first thought was an adjacency list with something to indicate forbidden edges (for a dot inside a cycle), so it might help. The problem isn't that simple though

[Flashcoders] sprouts data structure

2006-05-11 Thread Weldon MacDonald
, but how to determine that it remains planar? I haen't begun to think about the visual part of this, if I don't have a reasonable data structure I can't teach a computer to play the game. Any ideas? Hints? Wildly improbable ideas? -- Weldon MacDonald

Re: [Flashcoders] Talking to Flash from JavaScript

2006-04-17 Thread Weldon MacDonald
works fine for me, in FF 1.5 Weldon MacDonald ___ 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

Re: [Flashcoders] Active X and Microsoft IE ...

2006-04-11 Thread Weldon MacDonald
Does anyone know how long it takes for this kind of update to filter through? I, for instance NEVER accept anything from Microsoft on the first pass. Do I have to impliment several alternatives? What happens to a current browser if you make the switch? Weldon On 4/10/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] createEmptyMovieClip path

2006-04-08 Thread Weldon MacDonald
Ahhh the programmers life for me... :) On 4/8/06, Boon Chew [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does the code I attached work for you? Or you can send me what you got, I can have a look. It's Friday evening after all, and I am playing with code anyways. :) - boon hbruyere [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: [Flashcoders] There is no method with the name 'Math'.

2006-04-06 Thread Weldon MacDonald
it works for me. the only thing I can think of is it's not finding the class. Does syntax coloring recognise it? Did you modify class path? On 4/6/06, Mike Mountain [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Why on earth would the compiler be telling me There is no method with the name 'Math'.

Re: [Flashcoders] Actionscript 2 - suitable for designers?

2006-03-27 Thread Weldon MacDonald
I prefer to do most everything in code, but like you the sights I've done aren't RIAs or even close. For that reason I stuck with AS1, until recently. When I look back at the sites and how they were constructed, I'm astounded at how much cleaner my sites would be, how much time, effort, and

Re: [Flashcoders] Private Static -static

2006-03-27 Thread Weldon MacDonald
Your trying to access the properties width and heigh from a static function getArea. The problem is a static function is designed to handle class wide properties and width and height are local to each insttance of the class. The compiler won't allow it. Remove the static from the function

Re: [Flashcoders] CSS with input text

2006-03-20 Thread Weldon MacDonald
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. On

Re: [Flashcoders] Alpha-blending two MC's with bitmaps?

2006-03-20 Thread Weldon MacDonald
happens. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that the images are loaded dynamically from external files into movieclips. Either way I will see if I can locate the source of the problem! Sascha - Original Message - From: Weldon MacDonald [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flashcoders mailing

Re: [Flashcoders] Alpha-blending two MC's with bitmaps?

2006-03-19 Thread Weldon MacDonald
I experimented and with the images as mc's, attached from library, and your function on frame one, not as a class, the function works as you wanted it too. Are you sure the images are really where you expect them to be? ie. is the image loaded when the call is made? Maybe something about your

Re: [Flashcoders] Alpha-blending two MC's with bitmaps?

2006-03-18 Thread Weldon MacDonald
I've done what you seem to be discribing and it works. You probably have a small bug in your code. Without seeing the code it's hard to say what it is, but you could look for a depth duplication problem. Have you made certain the lower one is loading at all or has been made visible...etc... Your

Re: [Flashcoders] targeting specific content in HTML file

2006-03-08 Thread Weldon MacDonald
If different pieces of the file go to different text boxes, then it sounds like a job for xml. If you want to parse the html file and distribute it, then you'd have to write a parser to do it for you. A specific answer would require more details on what you want to do. On 3/8/06, Jeanna Lievsasy

FW: [Flashcoders] Ajax and Flash

2005-11-08 Thread Weldon MacDonald
. As you say it depends on the problem. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of John Dowdell Sent: Monday, November 07, 2005 11:17 AM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Ajax and Flash Weldon MacDonald wrote: Where does Flash

[Flashcoders] Ajax and Flash

2005-11-07 Thread Weldon MacDonald
Where does Flash fit in with the Ajax paradigm? As a competitor, or as an integrated part. The answer seems to be both, but I'm interested in how working developers see it. ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

RE: [Flashcoders] How to make a doughnut?

2005-10-29 Thread Weldon MacDonald
cut the ring with a 1 pixel line, then it's like a c with a pixel opening. You could do this with the drawing api, but if the split shows too badly you might need to patch it -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Navneet Behal Sent: Saturday,

[Flashcoders] Flashout

2005-10-08 Thread Weldon MacDonald
I just installed eclipse 3.1.1 on my laptop, but I'm getting an error when I try to create a .flashout file. I unzipped the download in to the plug-in folder as per the instructions I could find, did I miss something? Where can I ask about this error?