RE: [Flashcoders] voice recognition in flash

2006-01-28 Thread Anthony Pace
Or you could create a listener that monitors the level of microphone input being generated, appends information into a 2d array (length of trace and height at a given second). Once the data is collected you would be able to analyze sections of the newly stored array, against previously stored

RE: [Flashcoders] AMFPHP for commercial projects

2006-01-28 Thread Anthony Pace
The protocol outputs data in open text. If they wanted the protocol to be proprietary it would have to be encoded or ciphered in a way that could not be decompiled or read by the end user. It is also based on an open standard; therefore, absolutely legal to utilize. AMF is essentially a

[Flashcoders] how many coders here actually have a degree related to computer science?

2008-08-19 Thread Anthony Pace
a programming related job without a degree? Do all I need is a portfolio, or does the piece of paper really make the difference at an entry level? I also have a background in fine art if that helps. Thanks, Anthony Pace ___ Flashcoders mailing list

Re: [Flashcoders] working out a point on a squiggly line

2008-08-20 Thread Anthony Pace
If anyone else has a better way I would love to hear it. Totally curved lines? or zig-zag with corners? or both? Try breaking the path travelled down to points. If you can calculate the distance between the last point and a new point made, you just need to sum up the values. example map/

[Flashcoders] I am stuck

2008-10-17 Thread Anthony Pace
I was sucked in to a project developing a contractor management system... there were problems with not knowing for sure if the data was being returned, and I needed the ability to load data from a remote source so: * I had the data be loaded in a script tag as an array, * then had the

Re: [Flashcoders] I am stuck

2008-10-17 Thread Anthony Pace
and evenings mostly, capping at 50 hrs of work. Are his expectations reasonable? Am I just coding slowly? What do you think? consider... I designed the DB, designed the interface, wrote all the font end and back end code. How much would you have asked for? Anthony Pace wrote: I was sucked

Re: [Flashcoders] I am stuck

2008-10-18 Thread Anthony Pace
to this god awful project; which, wouldn't be so god awful if the client of my client wasn't being so up tight about the time frame. Anthony Pace [EMAIL PROTECTED] I was the lucky joe that got to go: http://www.actionscript.org/resources/articles/761/1/Day-1-at-FITC-Toronto-2008/Page1.html Glen

Re: [Flashcoders] job hell

2008-10-18 Thread Anthony Pace
sure how to handle situations like this. Thanks, Anthony Anthony Pace wrote: Hello to the people that responded, especially Glen Pike, Thanks for the responses; yet, this project is actually ajax (or AJAJ, a redundancy I know, considering I am really using Script source renewal) not flash

Re: [Flashcoders] job hell

2008-10-18 Thread Anthony Pace
Hello Dr. Ache, Thank you for the advice, it pretty much sums up my conclusions. I may lose this client; yet, hopefully, I will find another one soon, with whom I can appropriately apply these principals. Thanks, Anthony Pace [EMAIL PROTECTED] I was the lucky joe that got to go: http

Re: [Flashcoders] no longer job hell

2008-10-19 Thread Anthony Pace
layouts and data pulls for really basic CRM systems; yet, if it will pay the bills I am willing to do it. Anthony Pace [EMAIL PROTECTED] I was the lucky joe that got to go: http://www.actionscript.org/resources/articles/761/1/Day-1-at-FITC-Toronto-2008/Page1.html Merrill, Jason wrote: Yeah, I

Re: [Flashcoders] back in job hell

2008-10-30 Thread Anthony Pace
him is what I usually give clients for the same price. I will never give a client more than what they asked for again. Learning the hard way, Anthony Pace Anthony Pace wrote: Hello all, Thank you to those that responded, I was able to get in touch with both my client and my client's client

[Flashcoders] Times per minute, and how much, data can pass to server without crippling it?

2008-10-31 Thread Anthony Pace
How many times per minute do you think it would be safe for a user to send this data to the server? So they can have the most up to date information possible. I am trying to avoid locking a file based on the user that is viewing it, because I want everyone to be able to view it at the same

Re: [Flashcoders] open windows explorer or OSX finder from flash

2008-10-31 Thread Anthony Pace
I personally wouldn't use this... This will only work on windows if your in IE:file:///C:/pathname here and choose your target Not a great help. Hans Wichman wrote: Hi, no, unless it's a projector or wrapped up. regards, Hans On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 10:26 AM, thomas nordahl

Re: [Flashcoders] back in job hell

2008-11-02 Thread Anthony Pace
I think the client just feels passed over in the decision process. Thats why he is not satisfied with a better version of his website. Anthony Pace schrieb: Hi again, My client is saying his client is going to back out of the deal now if he doesn't get all of his revisions to the interface

Re: [Flashcoders] FULL_SCREEN problem Flash CS3 and AS3

2008-11-04 Thread Anthony Pace
, Anthony Pace Glen Pike wrote: Hi, I don't think you can go fullscreen automatically in the browser - it has to be in response to a Click event / user interaction - this is definitely the case for FP10 as it's one of the new Security Issues - not the one that Wordpress and others AJAXians

Re: [Flashcoders] FULL_SCREEN problem Flash CS3 and AS3

2008-11-04 Thread Anthony Pace
that to the contained element in JS. Does anyone think this might work? or am I of base. Thanks, Anthony Pace Zeh Fernando wrote: Fullscreen can only be activated on certain events, so you cannot hijack the user browser to set the fullscreen mode. Full-screen mode is initiated in response to a mouse click

Re: [Flashcoders] Shell loaders

2008-11-05 Thread Anthony Pace
Hi Glen, So to get this straight: How do you intend to store the file data... Shared objects, or as an actual file? Only if the connection is available, and only if the user would not rather keep their old version? What type of PDA? Will it actually be flash 7 or flashlight? By shell do you

Re: [Flashcoders] Can't remove loaded SWF AS3

2008-11-07 Thread Anthony Pace
I have heard the unload function doesn't do a great job of removing things from memory. Am I wrong on this? I like to make internal variables and referencing variables null; while, calling a remove child command from the parent. Yet, even though the removeChild function has been called, I

[Flashcoders] I want to write an open 3d gaming engine ...recommend any books?

2008-11-11 Thread Anthony Pace
Has anyone here developed a gaming engine before?... I have a detailed understanding of AI; however, I must admit that my 3D Math skills are still being developed. I understand the concepts of transformations, views, parent child relationships, and particle math is really simple physics; yet,

[Flashcoders] How much would you charge?

2008-11-13 Thread Anthony Pace
What is a fair price for a simple photo gallery, in AS3, that loads the photo data from an XML file? I said between $280 to $350; given the hours it would take me, plus some contingency time. Did I under quote? over quote? what do you think? Still new to this independent stuff.

[Flashcoders] floating point variables...

2008-11-14 Thread Anthony Pace
on my system, or does this work for everyone? Thank You, Anthony Pace ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] floating point variables...

2008-11-14 Thread Anthony Pace
It was a fluke... it broke easily with addition; yet, multiplication seems to work perfectly and division rounds up the last variable. Weird that things worked a dozen times, and then just stopped. Any clues? Anthony Pace wrote: Am I losing it or has Adobe finally actually somewhat fixed

Re: [Flashcoders] Drawing a continuous curved line through n points in AS1 or AS2 (Catmull-Rom splines?)

2008-11-15 Thread Anthony Pace
for this project, although having an uphill learning curve, will make you a better mathematician. Anyone else have hints? Thank You, Anthony Pace matt stuehler wrote: All, I'm looking for an AS1 (ideal) or AS2 version of a function that will draw a continuous curved line through n points. I

Re: [Flashcoders] as3 image loading and reusing amongst classes. And listening to events fired by children.

2008-11-25 Thread Anthony Pace
. -Original Message- From: Anthony Pace [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: dinsdag 25 november 2008 11:12 To: Cor Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] as3 image loading and reusing amongst classes. And listening to events fired by children. Actually, I thought I figured it out, and then it stopped working

Re: [Flashcoders] as3 image loading and reusing amongst classes. And listening to events fired by children.

2008-11-25 Thread Anthony Pace
); this.thumbsContainer.addChildAt(tmb,pos); } now when I want it to display the BMP in the thumb class... nothing happens... Cor wrote: Try to trace where you loose the scope of your bitmap. Do you return it from your subclass?? -Original Message- From: Anthony Pace [mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] as3 image loading and reusing amongst classes. And listening to events fired by children.

2008-11-25 Thread Anthony Pace
regards Cor -Original Message- From: Anthony Pace [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: dinsdag 25 november 2008 16:42 To: Cor; Flash Coders List Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] as3 image loading and reusing amongst classes. And listening to events fired by children. I can trace out, and attach

Re: [Flashcoders] as3 image loading and reusing amongst classes. And listening to events fired by children.

2008-11-25 Thread Anthony Pace
Are there restrictions on how far you can traverse downwards to add children from your class?... it seams I can't go beyond a specific point I experience very weird display related errors. Thanks, Anthony Anthony Pace wrote: OMG... I am having the problem again... this time I checked

Re: [Flashcoders] as3 image loading and reusing amongst classes. And listening to events fired by children.

2008-11-25 Thread Anthony Pace
. This is going to drive me nuts. Thanks, Anthony Anthony Pace wrote: Are there restrictions on how far you can traverse downwards to add children from your class?... it seams I can't go beyond a specific point I experience very weird display related errors. Thanks, Anthony Anthony Pace wrote: OMG

Re: [Flashcoders] as3 image loading and reusing amongst classes. And listening to events fired by children.

2008-11-25 Thread Anthony Pace
And just in case someone asks... Yes everything is loading in well as I can trace to see all the objects and their properties as they are loaded. well, now I have to figure out how to call a parent function without having to traverse or go global. JOY Thanks, Anthony Anthony Pace wrote

[Flashcoders] What is the best way to scale a bitmap specifically to reduce file size...

2008-11-25 Thread Anthony Pace
I can do it by reducing the size of the container object; yet, the bitmap remains the same file sized and can be scaled well. Is there a way to guarantee the memory usage drops? or at least a better way then mine? ___ Flashcoders mailing list

Re: [Flashcoders] What is the best way to scale a bitmap specifically to reduce file size...

2008-11-25 Thread Anthony Pace
container'd one. Glen Anthony Pace wrote: I can do it by reducing the size of the container object; yet, the bitmap remains the same file sized and can be scaled well. Is there a way to guarantee the memory usage drops? or at least a better way then mine

Re: [Flashcoders] What is the best way to scale a bitmap specifically to reduce file size...

2008-11-25 Thread Anthony Pace
; ||container.height /= 10;| //maybe invalidate if it does not redraw?? | var a:BitmapData = new BitmapData(container.width, container.height); var b:Bitmap = new Bitmap(a); addChild(b); a.draw(container); container.visible = false;| Anthony Pace wrote: Examples? Glen Pike wrote: Hi

[Flashcoders] reusing symbol is there something I am missing? most likely.

2008-11-26 Thread Anthony Pace
Hmm, I set it to export for actionscript in the IDE give it the desired className RightArrow its instance has the name rightArrow I defined section for it in my file, yet it is under a package does that matter? package blah{ } import flash.display.MovieClip; class rightArrow extends

Re: [Flashcoders] can Flex classes be used within (Flash CS3) along with ActionScript?

2008-11-26 Thread Anthony Pace
The editor sucks, still. We need something like Aptana for AS3. Don't use the flash CS3 IDE if you can avoid; however, it is pretty good for animations; yet, if you want to do animations, go to cs4... bones and IK and bears oh my. Eric E. Dolecki wrote: Using a SWC, yes. But it's nasty

Re: [Flashcoders] reusing symbol is there something I am missing? most likely.

2008-11-26 Thread Anthony Pace
I have taken it and put it into its own file. The package is blank... now what? Anthony Pace wrote: Hmm, I set it to export for actionscript in the IDE give it the desired className RightArrow its instance has the name rightArrow I defined section for it in my file, yet it is under a package

Re: [Flashcoders] reusing symbol is there something I am missing? most likely.

2008-11-26 Thread Anthony Pace
Figured it out after thinking for a moment It just needed to extend simpleButton. Anthony Pace wrote: I have taken it and put it into its own file. The package is blank... now what? Anthony Pace wrote: Hmm, I set it to export for actionscript in the IDE give it the desired className

Re: [Flashcoders] can Flex classes be used within (Flash CS3) along with ActionScript?

2008-11-28 Thread Anthony Pace
, 2008 at 4:06 PM, Anthony Pace [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The editor sucks, still. We need something like Aptana for AS3. Don't use the flash CS3 IDE if you can avoid; however, it is pretty good for animations; yet, if you want to do animations, go to cs4... bones and IK

[Flashcoders] pointers, references and just straight up values

2008-11-29 Thread Anthony Pace
Is there a list of what is referred to as a pointer for the AS3 spec, and what when a value is just duplicated? This would be useful to have. Took me a few moments to realize that most(if not all) objects on the display list are actually pointed to when passing a reference to them as a

Re: [Flashcoders] pointers, references and just straight up values

2008-11-29 Thread Anthony Pace
to memory. Tell me if I am off base and if my experience was a one off. Anthony Pace wrote: Is there a list of what is referred to as a pointer for the AS3 spec, and what when a value is just duplicated? This would be useful to have. Took me a few moments to realize that most(if not all

Re: [Flashcoders] pointers, references and just straight up values

2008-11-29 Thread Anthony Pace
, primitives have value semantics; everything else have reference semantics. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/11/29 Anthony Pace [EMAIL PROTECTED] Is there a list of what is referred to as a pointer for the AS3 spec, and what when a value is just duplicated? This would be useful to have. Took

Re: [Flashcoders] protecting flv files.....any recommendations?

2008-11-30 Thread Anthony Pace
There is no way to protect it. None, nada, zip, zero, zilch. Once it is on the user's machine that is it, it is theirs to do with as they please. The best approach is to just assume that all code in your interface can and will be read, and all streaming data ripped. php_mysql_ as_ dev

Re: [Flashcoders] protecting flv files.....any recommendations?

2008-11-30 Thread Anthony Pace
All levels. Every single one. php_mysql_ as_ dev wrote: Can you see the actionscript in the swf at _level1 and _level2 or only in _level0 ? On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 6:01 PM, Latcho [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: obscurity != security: so nope Latcho php_mysql_ as_ dev wrote: Can

Re: [Flashcoders] protecting flv files.....any recommendations?

2008-11-30 Thread Anthony Pace
Hi, Maybe you might want to learn about DRM in silver light as an option; yet, then again, even that is pretty easy to bypass. Good Luck, Anthony Anthony Pace wrote: There is no way to protect it. None, nada, zip, zero, zilch. Once it is on the user's machine that is it, it is theirs

Re: [Flashcoders] JavaFX released

2008-12-06 Thread Anthony Pace
I am sure if better coders provided better examples it would work well; yet, the applications seem to take forever to load and I have a pretty decent system. Eric E. Dolecki wrote: On my Mac in Firefox when I scroll the page, that player UI flickers on and off. Pretty lame. On Sat, Dec 6,

Re: [Flashcoders] JavaFX released

2008-12-06 Thread Anthony Pace
and this is the first release... do you remember flash 1? Latcho schrieb: Dunno why they put energy in this. Java, they had their chances for online animation-focussed penetration, too late now I guess. And the site crashed my pretty stable FF3. Anthony Pace wrote: I am sure

Re: [Flashcoders] JavaFX released

2008-12-06 Thread Anthony Pace
schrieb: Dunno why they put energy in this. Java, they had their chances for online animation-focussed penetration, too late now I guess. And the site crashed my pretty stable FF3. Anthony Pace wrote: I am sure if better coders provided better examples it would work well; yet

Re: [Flashcoders] JavaFX released

2008-12-06 Thread Anthony Pace
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; yet, when I go to a website, it will be flash based content I see. Paul Andrews wrote: - Original Message - From: Anthony Pace [EMAIL

[Flashcoders] Status

2008-12-11 Thread Anthony Pace
Hi Chad, Just wondering what the status is and how your meeting went. Take care, Anthony Pace ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders

[Flashcoders] memory optimization

2008-12-11 Thread Anthony Pace
Is there any way to force the GC to sweep through that works 100% of the time? Is there any way to release unused memory that is used by the player for rendering? Is there any way to get a list of all objects in memory? ___ Flashcoders mailing list

Re: [Flashcoders] referencing sprites within a sprite (AS3 newbie question)

2008-12-16 Thread Anthony Pace
isn't getting a child by name very slow? Ian Thomas wrote: If each of the columns has .name='column1' etc: e.target.getChildByName(column10).gotoAndStop(5); should do it. But personally I'd at least do some type-checking on all that, and would probably create a method inside an AllColumns

[Flashcoders] convert data passed to swf to be a sound or video object in flash player 10?

2009-01-04 Thread Anthony Pace
I heard that you can take data and convert it into sound and video objects in flash player 10? Am I wrong? I am wondering if it is possible to pass data to the swf in chunks and then piece it together to make sound or video object? Just wondering if this is possible in flash player 10.

Re: [Flashcoders] Patrick Jakub Jankun added you as a connection on Plaxo

2009-01-07 Thread Anthony Pace
I actually like this, as it make it easier to search through the messages for a word or phrase; as well, it makes it so sharing of code and files is a lot easier as they do not need to be stored by some dude's server. I would love it if it had code highlighting, an built in hinting when

Re: [Flashcoders] Thoughts on new features in CS4

2009-01-07 Thread Anthony Pace
From an animator's perspective it as some nice new features; yet, from a coder's perspective I hate it. Even when forced to do timeline code, I still write the code in flashdevelop and then paste it in later, unless it is a very very small chunk. At the very least they could have given

[Flashcoders] free online flash books at the toronto public library...

2009-01-07 Thread Anthony Pace
Free books available to library card holders in Toronto through safari online. Awesome... I just had a read through keith peters' making things move. It is totally great; yet, I wish it was more recent and used the features available in the new flash player. Apparently a lot of libraries

Re: [Flashcoders] free online flash books at the toronto public library...

2009-01-07 Thread Anthony Pace
I just read the message and realized that, for someone that frequents the library, my spelling and sentence structure, outside of my essays, is not all that grand. Anthony Pace wrote: Free books available to library card holders in Toronto through safari online. Awesome... I just had a read

[Flashcoders] design pattern diagrams...

2009-01-07 Thread Anthony Pace
I am looking to get more info on the composition of design patterns and which ones are used most often in the corporate world. Diagrams accompanied by code examples would be awesome. I have been able to find stuff in the past; yet, I really want to know what is generally preferred? I like

Re: [Flashcoders] design pattern diagrams...

2009-01-07 Thread Anthony Pace
-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com [mailto:flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com] On Behalf Of Anthony Pace Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:48 PM To: Flash Coders List Subject: [Flashcoders] design pattern diagrams... I am looking to get more info on the composition of design patterns

Re: [Flashcoders] Thoughts on new features in CS4

2009-01-07 Thread Anthony Pace
In advance I would like to apologize for what may seem to be, and quite possibly is in some cases, a rant. I have used it while on contract, and it is not all that great. For animation it is okay and sprites points bones and IK are great; yet, no coding improvements, other than not having to

Re: [Flashcoders] Auto Reply: Flashcoders Digest, Vol 16, Issue 8

2009-01-07 Thread Anthony Pace
I know... Joel Stransky wrote: This is getting annoying. 2009/1/7 j...@masterkitchen.de Vielen Dank für Ihre Nachricht. Ich bin bis einschließlich 9. Januar 2009 nicht erreichbar. In dringenden Fällen wenden Sie sich bitte an Herrn Peer Schmidt-Soltau ( p...@masterkitchen.de) oder Frau

[Flashcoders] multi-touch directly in flash...

2009-01-08 Thread Anthony Pace
I have figured out how to make flash work as a multi-touch system... I am coding it now... it is so darn simple... it just came to me after watching a video on how to make your own multi-touch input device using a webcam a piece of white paper and a box to block most of the light so the cam

Re: [Flashcoders] multi-touch directly in flash...

2009-01-08 Thread Anthony Pace
- not sure if he released any code though? http://lectures.quasimondo.com/ Glen Anthony Pace wrote: I have figured out how to make flash work as a multi-touch system... I am coding it now... it is so darn simple... it just came to me after watching a video on how to make your own multi

Re: [Flashcoders] multi-touch directly in flash...

2009-01-08 Thread Anthony Pace
algorithms there which will be of help, I think. Cheers, Ian On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.ca wrote: To my knowledge all flash integration for multi-touch has been made possible by using flosc by ben chun, or with OpenCV and touchLib; however, what I am proposing

Re: [Flashcoders] ActionScript syntax enhancements?

2009-01-08 Thread Anthony Pace
The only thing that I would suggest, is that he tighten the compiler code and perhaps expose low level features if it is possible to do so just through an edit of the p code. It is still compiled into pcode right? or am I out of date... Merrill, Jason wrote: I agree along the lines of Mark.

Re: [Flashcoders] multi-touch directly in flash...

2009-01-08 Thread Anthony Pace
, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.ca wrote: To my knowledge all flash integration for multi-touch has been made possible by using flosc by ben chun, or with OpenCV and touchLib; however, what I am proposing is that it is possible directly through the use of the flash

Re: [Flashcoders] multi-touch directly in flash...

2009-01-08 Thread Anthony Pace
: http://www.andreithomaz.com/arquivos/blob_tracking.zip best, andrei On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 12:47 PM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.cawrote: great info... Before I peruse through your library, I have a few questions. Do you test for the largest circle or rectangle that can fit

Re: [Flashcoders] Dictionary resource for word based games

2009-01-09 Thread Anthony Pace
Do you just need a list of words or do you need their definitions too? Mark Winterhalder wrote: On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 11:25 AM, Paul Steven paul_ste...@btinternet.com wrote: Can anyone point me in the direction of where to acquire an electronic version of the English dictionary that is

Re: [Flashcoders] Auto Reply: Flashcoders Digest, Vol 16, Issue 11

2009-01-09 Thread Anthony Pace
I hate when people have auto responders. I am for banning him. Nate Beck wrote: Second that. On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 9:55 AM, Joel Stransky stranskydes...@gmail.comwrote: Would you please BAN this guy!? Sheesh. 2009/1/9 j...@masterkitchen.de Vielen Dank für Ihre Nachricht. Ich

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-09 Thread Anthony Pace
that is mean but funny... What languages do you know? Nate Beck wrote: http://www.amazon.com/Head-First-Java-Kathy-Sierra/dp/0596009208 Enjoy! :) On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 1:10 PM, Omar Fouad omarfouad@gmail.com wrote: Ok but I don't know Java... On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:43 PM, Weyert

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-09 Thread Anthony Pace
You need to have a server to connect to, and, from what I know (only what I have read), is that adobe purposefully decided to block this and other media related capabilities. they don't want us creating streaming server capability that avoids the use of their com server. if you want these

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-09 Thread Anthony Pace
If I didn't make myself clear, the only way to do this is with an intermediary server running on the system being connected to. Anthony Pace wrote: You need to have a server to connect to, and, from what I know (only what I have read), is that adobe purposefully decided to block

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-09 Thread Anthony Pace
http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/networking/sockets/clientServer.html Omar Fouad wrote: Can you be more clear please? :) On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 12:06 AM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.cawrote: If I didn't make myself clear, the only way to do this is with an intermediary

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-09 Thread Anthony Pace
SQLite won't connect to another computer on the lan though... Since you know c#, just replace where it says java with c# that is somewhat similar; however, I do completely understand this is sometimes easier said than done.

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-09 Thread Anthony Pace
started. I understood it in seconds; yet, it will take you less time since you are practised with the language. Anthony Pace wrote: SQLite won't connect to another computer on the lan though... Since you know c#, just replace where it says java with c# that is somewhat similar; however, I do

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-09 Thread Anthony Pace
10, 2009 at 2:07 AM, Omar Fouad omarfouad@gmail.com wrote: Antony I have already 3 computers connected to the Same SQLite shared file on the network and it works like a charm. :) On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 1:54 AM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.cawrote: SQLite won't connect

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-09 Thread Anthony Pace
with ActionScrpt, wouldn't that be cool? On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 2:04 AM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.ca wrote: I used c# years ago very briefly... and I just realized that actionscript has a resemblance... I might want to start

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-10 Thread Anthony Pace
hs old. For many scenarios, this would a problematic approach (you don't have a central server managing users interation, too much resposibility on the client, etc), but under the circumstances, I think it should work fine. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2009/1/10, Anthony Pace anthony.p

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-10 Thread Anthony Pace
connecting to a SQLite database), I'd say it's probably not that bad, all in all. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2009/1/10, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.ca: This is just a bad way to do this. The client becomes responsible for everything, and that leads to security issues like crazy

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-10 Thread Anthony Pace
that this would be deployed in a LAN, as an Air app (which natively supports connecting to a SQLite database), I'd say it's probably not that bad, all in all. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2009/1/10, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.ca: This is just a bad way to do this. The client becomes responsible

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-10 Thread Anthony Pace
And did I mention unreliable? Anthony Pace wrote: Well of course you do, he seems to be backing up your bad method. And again... the DB in your scenario is a file on the network being written and over written by each client; thus, as I stated, very insecure. Omar Fouad wrote: Yeah Juan I

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-10 Thread Anthony Pace
locking facilities (which do seem to be problematic in Macs). Anyway, I'm not saying this is the most robust possible solution. I'm just saying that given the circumstances, it could be good enough. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2009/1/10, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.ca: Well the db

[Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip?

2009-01-10 Thread Anthony Pace
How do you change the origin of rotation dynamically? can it be done? or will it always be 0,0 I was hoping that with the new features of as3 that this I would be able to indicate where I wanted the origin; yet, I am starting to think that I was hoping for too much.

Re: [Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip?

2009-01-10 Thread Anthony Pace
On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 10:11 PM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.cawrote: How do you change the origin of rotation dynamically? can it be done? or will it always be 0,0 I was hoping that with the new features of as3 that this I would be able to indicate where I wanted the origin; yet, I

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-11 Thread Anthony Pace
That is exactly what I have been saying... except I also wanted to point out that, considering he uses a similar app for session controller in an internet cafe, that it was also an insecure method. Reliability and security is nil. Dave Watts wrote: I apologize if I've missed something that

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-11 Thread Anthony Pace
Exactly. Nate Beck wrote: Dave, I was thinking the same thing. After reading through this thread again, I realized that this client to client thing can be handled using a simple server. And there are already many open-source solutions out there that will accomplish this behavior. Red5, WebORB

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-11 Thread Anthony Pace
written, nothing is impossible. Cheers. On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 10:24 AM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.cawrote: Exactly. Nate Beck wrote: Dave, I was thinking the same thing. After reading through this thread again, I realized that this client to client thing can be handled

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-12 Thread Anthony Pace
http://screenweaver.org/doku.php?id=docs:as_api If you are going to go this route for later applications, I would use screenweaver. It allows flash to talk to the neko VM. Omar Fouad wrote: HaXe and neko I mean On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 7:24 PM, Omar Fouad omarfouad@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [Flashcoders] Socket connection between two air applications on the same Network Area

2009-01-12 Thread Anthony Pace
. Anthony Pace wrote: http://screenweaver.org/doku.php?id=docs:as_api If you are going to go this route for later applications, I would use screenweaver. It allows flash to talk to the neko VM. Omar Fouad wrote: HaXe and neko I mean On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 7:24 PM, Omar Fouad omarfouad

Re: [Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip?

2009-01-12 Thread Anthony Pace
not quite as convenient as a plugin for TweenLite/Max, though. -Original Message- From: Anthony Pace [mailto:anthony.p...@utoronto.ca] Sent: Saturday, January 10, 2009 6:12 PM To: Flash Coders List Subject: [Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip? How do you change

Re: [Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip?

2009-01-12 Thread Anthony Pace
=-original.width/2; original.y=-original.height/2; addChild(wrapper); wrapper.rotation=45; ... or whatever. If you're really getting erroneous results from that sort of setup, I'd love to see the source code. Ian On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 2:00 AM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.ca wrote

Re: [Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip?

2009-01-12 Thread Anthony Pace
, although useful, is still not good enough for me. Ashim D'Silva wrote: Scale rotate around an arbitrary centre | Web 2.1http://web.2point1.com/2008/04/13/scale-rotate-around-an-arbitrary-centre/ first result on google. 2009/1/13 Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.ca Oh yeah this definitely

Re: [Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip?

2009-01-13 Thread Anthony Pace
to take offense, it's a one way trip to my ignore list. On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 9:24 PM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.cawrote: How about a real answer? Jack Doyle wrote: There's a new plugin for TweenLite/Max that'll cause transformation (rotation/scale) tweens to occur around

Re: [Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip?

2009-01-13 Thread Anthony Pace
. Although noone seems to take offense, it's a one way trip to my ignore list. On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 9:24 PM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.ca wrote: How about a real answer? Jack Doyle wrote: There's a new plugin for TweenLite/Max that'll cause transformation

Re: [Flashcoders] Partially drawing a graphic?

2009-01-13 Thread Anthony Pace
Something to keep in mind is that converting a cubic to a quadratic will not always work; if the control points that lie off the locus are = 90 degrees from centre. I might be wrong, because I am basing it off just visually seeing how a cubic's cage is put together; yet, I am pretty sure

Re: [Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip?

2009-01-13 Thread Anthony Pace
with how about a real answer, some attitude dude. Although noone seems to take offense, it's a one way trip to my ignore list. On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 9:24 PM, Anthony Pace anthony.p...@utoronto.ca wrote: How about a real answer? Jack Doyle wrote: There's a new

Re: [Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip?

2009-01-13 Thread Anthony Pace
on the shoulders of giants, so why do you take offence to my wanting to learn? Working at triMM I would figure that you would have an open philosophy; yet, perhaps I am wrong. Anthony Pace wrote: It a coder forum... not a pitch my product forum. People like you need to relax. Hans Wichman wrote: Load

Re: [Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip?

2009-01-13 Thread Anthony Pace
You got it; yet, I already sent a message out. Dave Watts wrote: It a coder forum... not a pitch my product forum. People like you need to relax. Regardless of what kind of forum it is, there's no need to be rude. Rudeness is always a violation of list etiquette. And on that note, I'd

Re: [Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip?

2009-01-13 Thread Anthony Pace
...@chattyfig.figleaf.com [mailto:flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com] On Behalf Of Anthony Pace Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 1:56 PM To: Flash Coders List Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] change the origin of rotation for a movieclip? How would you like it if you asked a question about code

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 Nice Knob(s)

2009-01-16 Thread Anthony Pace
I know most applications use sliders; yet, I actually prefer the knobs that are more realistic. In my opinion, if you are going to make it look like a knob, it should function like one. To create them, I think a good way is to track the mouse's x,y and angle, using the centre of the knob as

Re: [Flashcoders] This is kind of Wonderfl

2009-02-02 Thread Anthony Pace
Hi Jason, Actually I think something like this has the potential to be great if taken in the right direction, and given a GUI that is much better; however, there is definitely the draw back of speed, if the server has to compile a file for 10 to 100 to a 1000 users at once. Imagine a

Re: [Flashcoders] OT: Internet Explorer 8

2009-02-06 Thread Anthony Pace
download ietester http://www.my-debugbar.com/wiki/IETester/HomePage works well for me; yet, if you set your work to display in compatability mode in ie8 things should work almost the same. http://blogs.msdn.com/chkoenig/archive/2008/08/28/ie8-standards-mode-and-ie7-compatibility-mode.aspx

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