[Flashcoders] FlashComm not recording streams...

2006-10-27 Thread ryanm
I have a 1.5 comm server and I added in some code to record streams, and when the record method is called, it creates the idx file but no flv. Any idea why? ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options

Re: [Flashcoders] Moving to AS2, array always undefined

2006-10-10 Thread ryanm
. :) Assembly/machine languages are iconic, programming languages are supposed to be verbose. ;-) ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Flashcoders] XML question

2006-08-24 Thread ryanm
for this replacement, it's very useful for this sort of thing. I used it to reformat over 120 files all in one swoop with it, which saved me tons of time. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search

Re: [Flashcoders] XML question

2006-08-24 Thread ryanm
, it probably would be a good idea to do this before hand, to the file itself, rather than making Flash parse it out every time the end user opens the app. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search

Re: [Flashcoders] vars with $

2006-08-21 Thread ryanm
Curious, what does, mechanically generated code mean? Space robots? ...with the kicking and the biting with the metal teeth and the hurting and shoving. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search

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

2006-08-19 Thread ryanm
I asked, and nobody had any idea how they got Player 9. They were even surprised that they had it. I'd be willing to bet that MySpace did it. They're doing the live update thing to Flash 9. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

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

2006-08-18 Thread ryanm
actually the flash 9 player is the current version, allthough I doubt many people in the world have it, since version 8 just got released not too long ago. Actually, with MySpace requiring Flash 9, I would expect the penetration to reach 80%+ within a couple months. ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] Uncompress a gzipped file

2006-08-10 Thread ryanm
the compression isn't that great. And you would also have to write the same class on the server side if you wanted to use it anywhere but flash. It's mostly useful for storing large, repetitive blocks of text for reuse in Flash later. ryanm ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Uncompress a gzipped file

2006-08-10 Thread ryanm
, so it will likely have to be entirely AS and not use the built in player compression. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] quotes in XML

2006-08-08 Thread ryanm
in Flash, and either XML encode the data or use the CDATA block in the XML. It would be more robust and flexible, not to mention more compatible with other client and server technologies. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

Re: [Flashcoders] HTML in XML

2006-08-08 Thread ryanm
As you can see, you have to iterate through all the children of newsitem, rather than just using the firstchild. newsNode.childNodes[i].firstChild.nodeValue.toString() should work also, since it would render the node and all of its children as a string. ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] XPathAPI problems with wildcard searches

2006-08-01 Thread ryanm
just need to make your select statement more explicit. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software

Re: [Flashcoders] XPathAPI problems with wildcard searches

2006-08-01 Thread ryanm
of RegEx. What I am attempting to do is get all the node nodes by doing r = XPathAPI.selectNodeList(myXML,/*/node); What you want is: r = XPathAPI.selectNodeList(myXML,//node); ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

Re: [Flashcoders] Array Empowerment

2006-07-27 Thread ryanm
. It wouldn't be a noticable difference in speed in a single condition, but in a recursive loop where it might be evaluated thousands of times, it could make a significant difference. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription

Re: [Flashcoders] Array Empowerment

2006-07-27 Thread ryanm
or whatever = duplicate reference (a==b). ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier

Re: [Flashcoders] Array Empowerment

2006-07-27 Thread ryanm
conditionals are cast to boolean, so if(condition) is effectively executed as if(Boolean(condition)), which makes it work, but at the same time it makes it easy to be sloppy. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options

Re: [Flashcoders] Array Empowerment

2006-07-26 Thread ryanm
for a naming convention, like Java or even C++. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier

Re: [Flashcoders] Array Empowerment

2006-07-26 Thread ryanm
in the function. Without looking at the function or reading any documentation, I would assume that a delete method destroyed the object, not just removed it from the array. An Array.delete function should really delete the array. ryanm ___ Flashcoders

[Flashcoders] Weird problem with encryption...

2006-07-25 Thread ryanm
, when I try to decrypt the garbage, it only returns garbage. Does anyone have any ideas on this? Has anyone experienced anything similar? Any light you guys can shed on this would be helpful. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change

Re: [Flashcoders] Weird problem with encryption...

2006-07-25 Thread ryanm
I'm working on some encryption classes, and I've run into an extremely odd problem. Let me give you an example: Nothing? Not a single response on the list? ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options

Re: [Flashcoders] Array Empowerment

2006-07-25 Thread ryanm
will be references in the new array. A _deep method would make copies of those too, recursively caling Array.duplicate, or Object.duplicate. ;-) ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http

Re: [Flashcoders] semi-OT: Pseudo-random number sequence

2006-07-19 Thread ryanm
complicated. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting

Re: [Flashcoders] ActionScript Application Framework

2006-07-19 Thread ryanm
How you like them apples? :) Unfortunately, there is no baked in configuration for peach cobbler, blackberry pie, and apricot fried pies, and since my clients aren't interested in plain old apple pie, ROR is mostly useless for me. ;-) ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] Difference between null and undefined?

2006-07-19 Thread ryanm
in this context. if(o==undefined) o = new Object(); } } ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf

Re: [Flashcoders] ActionScript Application Framework

2006-07-19 Thread ryanm
At one time, Director developers were saying Flash was just hype. Macromedia just had great marketing but their product wasn't very good. Flash sucks. :P I think that says more about the average Director developer than about Flash or Macromedia. ;-) ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] Project feedback, anyone?

2006-07-08 Thread ryanm
some additional work to make them happy, but keep in mind that once you set the precedent that you'll go above and beyond what you were paid for, they will expect it in the future. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

Re: [Flashcoders] Project feedback, anyone?

2006-07-08 Thread ryanm
. As you grow as a developer, your rates should increase to reflect it. Not many clients want to pay someone more than what they've paid them in the past, regardless of what they may have learned. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 faster ??

2006-07-07 Thread ryanm
there are two VM's in the new player. the new VM is real snell. snell (schnell) == fast For the English-only crowd. ;-) ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http

Re: [Flashcoders] euro symbol fight

2006-07-06 Thread ryanm
I access it with AMFPHP, are you saying I have to modify every single object returned from AMF? Are you using UTF-8? And if not, why not? ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http

Re: [Flashcoders] Which remoting server?

2006-07-06 Thread ryanm
reason to use something smaller and lighter than FDS2. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash 9 Public Alpha ...

2006-07-06 Thread ryanm
Serious benefits you be would required to rely on = Flash 9 IDE. Ding! Nail... head... and so on... ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman

[Flashcoders] Which remoting server?

2006-07-05 Thread ryanm
. The servers I'm looking at now are FDS2 and Oregano. I get resistance to the OSS direction, but can work around it if the product is solid. My main concern about FDS is that it's way overkill for what I need to do. What server should I be looking at for this? ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] 50 stars blinking... app gets too slow

2006-07-03 Thread ryanm
-out. Any ideas? Bottom of the page... http://www.horsefish.net/elementalfx/what.html ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Ajax and ActionScript 2.0

2006-06-30 Thread ryanm
+ years working experience with particle accelerators, a doctorate in divinity, familiarity with the layout of the human genome, and PhotoShop CS. Pay: $23k Oh, and we need you to relocate to Dubai. - ;-) ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Biased Random Particle Distribution

2006-06-29 Thread ryanm
No web site is configured at this address. Yeah, my wife lost the credit card and had to get it replaced, and I forgot to update the host. :-P It should be back up tomorrow afternoon. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change

Re: [Flashcoders] Text arching

2006-06-28 Thread ryanm
-fashioned way, by shifting pixels. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash 9 player is public? Whereto getFlash 8 codebase?

2006-06-28 Thread ryanm
is complete, so it actually seems to report the previous version you had. And it will get even hinkier if you have other browser windows open. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http

Re: [Flashcoders] Text arching

2006-06-28 Thread ryanm
Yeah, that's the answer I'd rather not contemplate. g Well, that is how most of the Java applets work. You can probably find Java source code if you google for it and port it to AS. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

[Flashcoders] Oregano forum/mailing list/etc

2006-06-26 Thread ryanm
I posted this last week and got exactly 0 responses. Anyone? Where can I find an Oregano forum or mailing list? I'm getting some errors and I need an archive to search. ;-) ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

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

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

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

2006-06-23 Thread ryanm
for the effort of Flash versioning, which are about equal to begin with. But browser compatibility doesn't require VBScript. :-P ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com

[Flashcoders] Oregano forum/mailing list/etc

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

Re: [Flashcoders] For...in counts backwards?

2006-06-20 Thread ryanm
Why is the data output in reverse order and is there any way of ordering it one,two,three? Because object are FILO, and yes, use the numbered index. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search

Re: [Flashcoders] is extending TextField usable with AS2?

2006-06-16 Thread ryanm
features. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting

Re: [Flashcoders] Eolas fix and backspace key flash bug

2006-06-14 Thread ryanm
drastically. To state that more clearly, you will *never* accomplish this in any predictable way using a time delay, not even if you make the delay over 1 minute, because somewhere there is still a guy using a 14.4 modem. ryanm ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] The Delegate class ...

2006-06-14 Thread ryanm
); ...and so on. You could, of course, do the same thing by defining thisObj as whatever scope you want to use, but it just seems cleaner and easier to do it with Delegate. The only downside being passing parameters, but that can be gotten around. ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash coders content degrading

2006-06-13 Thread ryanm
on your own already. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash coders content degrading

2006-06-13 Thread ryanm
, and gopher, the entire internet has gone to the newbs, and I'm waiting for the next internet to be invented so that I can move on. ;-) ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash coders content degrading

2006-06-12 Thread ryanm
100 a day to get to the handful that I want to read isn't a big deal for me. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought

Re: [Flashcoders] Performance of Flash 8 filters

2006-06-02 Thread ryanm
to them all at once. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting

Re: [Flashcoders] Weird OOP ability... Need a description of why, or at least some documentation

2006-06-01 Thread ryanm
MyTestClass(myInst).runTest(); What's weird? You're just casting myInst as a MyTestClass, which contains the function runTest in its prototype. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search

Re: [Flashcoders] OOP 101: Is import really necessary?

2006-05-25 Thread ryanm
classes, causing the entire UIObject hierarchy to be compiled even if you never use the class you actually imported. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Flex vs. Flash IDE

2006-05-24 Thread ryanm
, but that doesn't mean I don't appreciate what those apps have to offer. ;-) ryanm ___ 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] Re: Flex vs. Flash IDE

2006-05-24 Thread ryanm
, but my clients and their design departments won't let me, and I think that problem is only becoming more widespread as the fundamental trend of RIA development continues. Just my $0.0015 (adjusted for inflation ;-) ) ryanm ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Flex vs. Flash IDE

2006-05-23 Thread ryanm
those in the middle happy, and would require Adobe to rethink a lot of their existing code base instead of simply polishing up the existing code base. More work and less profit doesn't make for a good business model. ryanm ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] \r

2006-05-16 Thread ryanm
over, so the html kluge is to simply hard return again. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf

Re: [Flashcoders] \r

2006-05-15 Thread ryanm
returns, it is a hard return and a line feed. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier

[Flashcoders] Saving images server-side...

2006-05-10 Thread ryanm
, but even hints as to how such a thing was implemented in a usable fashion would be just as good. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Flashcoders] Solved: XRAY breaks my movie

2006-05-04 Thread ryanm
constantly trying to loop through everything. It happened to me on a big project too. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Solved: XRAY breaks my movie

2006-05-04 Thread ryanm
would really like that. I think it's called Recursive Searchs? or something like that on the Tools menu. If you turn it off, it won't recursively reflect the whole application, you have to click on a node for it to update the children. ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] Newbie security issues?

2006-05-03 Thread ryanm
stealing it. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting and Training

Re: [Flashcoders] Newbie security issues?

2006-05-03 Thread ryanm
the causual save as theft, but that's about all it does as far as security is concerned. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] quick question about buttons

2006-05-02 Thread ryanm
, and it will be executed within the scope specified (in the above example, this is the scope). It's still 3 lines, but at least it's not a new function defenition for each line, it's just an assignment. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

[Flashcoders] lightweight 3rd party combobox component recommendation...

2006-05-01 Thread ryanm
like autocomplete and stuff like that is lower on the list. TIA, ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig

Re: [Flashcoders] A different kind of FOR loop ???

2006-04-29 Thread ryanm
, and this.length would be the length property of the array. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf

Re: [Flashcoders] Are you a help vampire?

2006-04-27 Thread ryanm
that there wasn't any google, and vampires were told to restate their questions in the form of a haiku. Ah, the good old days when flame cascades were relegated to afk-mn (alt.fan.karl-malden.nose for the uninitiated)... good stuff. There is no cabal. ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] Are you a help vampire?

2006-04-26 Thread ryanm
in English, I guess... ;-) Normally I wouldn't stoop to a spelling lame, but when you close your email with our brains just work better, you're asking for it. :-P ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options

Re: [Flashcoders] New wrinkle in IE activation issue...

2006-04-21 Thread ryanm
the tag to the page when you are ready for it to start loading. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf

Re: [Flashcoders] New wrinkle in IE activation issue...

2006-04-21 Thread ryanm
according to their defined behavior as soon as they exist on the page. ryanm ___ 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] New wrinkle in IE activation issue...

2006-04-20 Thread ryanm
Maybe it's time for Adobe to start promoting the use of Firefox/alternative web browsers... Why? ActiveX is a far superior plugin framework to Mozilla plugins. You're only one step from the slashdotters, who say you should just stop using Flash alltogether. ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] New wrinkle in IE activation issue...

2006-04-19 Thread ryanm
, it's a bug in the new patch and it's not fixable (except by MS). In some cases, enabling client-side script debugging and rebooting fixes it, in other cases it doesn't. IMO, it's just a buggy update. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] New wrinkle in IE activation issue...

2006-04-19 Thread ryanm
them to comply, either by paying for license or removing the functionality. They chose to remove the functionality, which was the right decision, no matter how painful it is for us developers. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change

Re: [Flashcoders] New wrinkle in IE activation issue...

2006-04-19 Thread ryanm
This article shed's a little more light on the reality of Microsoft's browser changes. http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/03/31/1840255 I have a hard time taking anyone who describes an article on slashdot as shedding more light on reality seriously. :-P ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] New wrinkle in IE activation issue...

2006-04-18 Thread ryanm
bug. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting

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

2006-04-11 Thread ryanm
What happens to a current browser if you make the switch? Nothing, it degrades gracefully. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Flashcoders] large projects

2006-04-05 Thread ryanm
as long (or expensive) as putting bad or incompatible code out to production and having to go troubleshoot it and fix it there. And get familiar with your source control, it is a life saver. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

Re: [Flashcoders] Using Flash with Ruby on Rails

2006-03-24 Thread ryanm
'It influences a part of the brain called Shatner's Bassoon' I'm stealing that. :-P ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Wherefore the evils of _global?

2006-03-23 Thread ryanm
? Because global variables are contrary to the basis of OOP, which is all about abstraction and encapsulation. If you need to store variables somewhere so that they can be reached anywhere, use a singleton, or a static class, or an application object, and so on. ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] Wherefore the evils of _global?

2006-03-23 Thread ryanm
. It's not an absolute no-no to use _global, but if you can save yourself some headaches in integration and debugging by going slightly out of your way not to use it, it's time well spent. In my opinion, of course... ryanm ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] What's your job title?

2006-03-10 Thread ryanm
Here's a non-technical question: what is your job title? My business card is all white, with just one word in the middle: God. ;-) ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash Web Browser Component

2006-03-09 Thread ryanm
Yeah, Zinc lets you embed an IE ActiveX control; it basically positions it over top of your Flash. However, that's EXE only. H... flash, with a web broswer control in it... with a flash piece in it... 8-O ryanm ___ Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Do getters and setters add any size to a file

2006-03-07 Thread ryanm
table, will obviously add more weight, but even then it is usually only several kilobytes. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] 2D first person shooter

2006-03-05 Thread ryanm
) http://www.horsefish.net/hoth/objectmapping/ That was something John Grden and I were kicking around for a while, but we both got busy with other things. It uses the same methods that were used in the first FPS games, like Wolfenstein and Doom. ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] eval gone in AS3, how to get reference to mc via target name?

2006-03-04 Thread ryanm
since eval was depreciated. parentclip[clipname] Works for nested targets too: parentclip.subclip[clipname] or parentclip[subclip][clipname] Like this: trace(parentclip[subclip][clipname]._x); or trace(_root[clip1][clip2][clip3][clip4]._x) ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] eval gone in AS3, how to get reference to mc via target name?

2006-03-04 Thread ryanm
they retire eval in AS3. Don't get the whole thing as a single string. Change your approach, rather than trying to find ways to make the language do something it's not intended to do. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

Re: [Flashcoders] RIA patent granted

2006-03-02 Thread ryanm
. And so on. The major difference is, Europe's enforcement is an even bigger joke than it's laws. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Flashcoders] RIA patent granted

2006-03-02 Thread ryanm
. Despite the fact that it directly contradicts the US Constitution. sigh... my government... ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Flashcoders] RIA patent granted

2006-03-02 Thread ryanm
A good copyrightexample btw. is the micky mouse Except that mickey Mouse should be in the public domain already. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com

[Flashcoders] v8 HTML Rendering bugs... and broken asfunction?

2006-02-22 Thread ryanm
, html output, or screenshots if it will help. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier

[Flashcoders] htmlText formatting problems...

2006-02-10 Thread ryanm
width. What is this, has anyone seen this bug before? What can I do about it? ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought

Re: [Flashcoders] htmlText formatting problems...

2006-02-10 Thread ryanm
that this is the problem. ryanm ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive: http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders Brought to you by Fig Leaf Software Premier Authorized Adobe Consulting

Re: [Flashcoders] How do you code your Flash applications?

2006-02-06 Thread ryanm
things could happen. So I went ahead and wrote the extra 10 lines of code to keep the depths consecutive, and circumvented the problem before it ever occurred. ryanm ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http

Re: [Flashcoders] How do you code your Flash applications?

2006-02-05 Thread ryanm
track of where you are putting stuff, rather than depending on execution order to place them in the right depths. ryanm ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] How do you code your Flash applications?

2006-02-03 Thread ryanm
getNextHighestDepth was in one-off projects where I didn't know or care where the elements ended up because they were created and forgotten. Anything that might have to be referenced or moved later should probably have its depth set explicitly. ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] How do you code your Flash applications?

2006-02-03 Thread ryanm
, and so on. And even better is to set constants in the class that defines those objects, that way you can just add a new constant for the new object, and you can see what the other depths are for reference when you are defining it. ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] How do you code your Flash applications?

2006-02-02 Thread ryanm
1) If I can help it, I keep all my code in one place. All in one frame, all the better. All in one swf? Better yet. That's one of the worst things I've ever heard. Maybe you should get on medication for your OCD. Sigh... ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] Tell me more about _global

2006-02-01 Thread ryanm
in a particular way does not make it lame.' ryanm ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] Noise Cancelling in Flash

2006-02-01 Thread ryanm
provides low-level access, then you can make your own filters. ;-) ryanm ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] clearing variables from memory after use...

2006-02-01 Thread ryanm
, however, the reference will still exist, it just points to null. Delete actually dumps both the object and the reference (eventually, when the GC gets around to it), while assigning null only dumps the object (again, when the GC gets to it). ryanm

Re: [Flashcoders] Tell me more about _professionalism

2006-02-01 Thread ryanm
but as far as type-checking goes, I'm going to take as much of it as I can get. 1us3r n3wb!!! l0l! ryanm ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

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