Re: [Flashcoders] XPath Query HELP!

2005-11-02 Thread Chris Allen
Great find Tim! You should send that to Neeld Tanksley [EMAIL PROTECTED] so that he can update the library, if you haven't already done so of course. ;-) On 11/2/05, Tim Beynart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Oops, I meant to say: Line 70 of com.xfactorstudio.xml.xpath.XPathUtils reads: for (var

Re: [Flashcoders] createTextNode with CDATA

2005-11-02 Thread Chris Allen
There is no way to create an actual CDATA node in Flash, at least not with Version 8 or lower. You have to resort to escaping the string so that it doesn't have invalid characters or not use XMLNode for this. -Chris On 11/2/05, Diego Guebel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hey guys, I want to create

Re: [Flashcoders] skinning mcom scrollbar

2005-11-04 Thread Chris Allen
John Grden showed me how at one point and it really wasn't all that hard. Anyway, you basically have to create MovieClips for all of the component's assetts and make sure that each of them have the appropriate linkage identifier setup. Here is a brief overview of that on Metaliq's website:

Re: [Flashcoders] Need advice on XMLSocket architecture

2005-11-04 Thread Chris Allen
Well, you could also look into an existing Socket server to handle your messaging teer. I'm working on an applicatino that utilizes XMPP for the push mess ageing layer. There is even a really good AS2 library for utilizing the XMPP protocol. You can find this stuff here: http://jivesoftware.org

Re: [Flashcoders] Embedding a Video Object

2005-11-04 Thread Chris Allen
Well you can use SWFMILL to do that too, but that's pretty much the same concept, especially if you consider the term authoring tool in a very general sense ;-) On 11/4/05, JesterXL [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We wish. Video, Fonts, and a few others must be created in the authoring tool. -

Re: [Flashcoders] Xml editor

2005-11-22 Thread Chris Allen
I use Oxygen for all of my XML work including XSLT transformations, SOAP services, XSD, straight XML, etc... I use both the stand-alone version and the Eclipse plugin. I find it's much better and much cheaper than XMLSpy. Plus it works on my Mac as well as my Windows machine. -Chris On 11/22/05,

[Flashcoders] Job in Boston

2005-12-07 Thread Chris Allen
Hi Everyone, I just wanted to let everyone know of an opening at Mass General Hospital in Boston. We are looking for a excellent Java and Flash developer. You can check out the posting here: http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=635ji=1690994sn=I This person would be working with me on a

[Flashcoders] [OT] Job in Boston

2005-12-07 Thread Chris Allen
Okay, now that Flashcoders is back up I'm trying again, here is what I tried to post on Monday: Hi, I just wanted to let everyone know of an opening at Mass General Hospital in Boston. We are looking for a excellent Java and Flash developer. You can check out the posting here:

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Flash is a single-threaded app? Maybe it's justtheAVM? or...

2005-12-07 Thread Chris Allen
On 12/7/05, A.Cicak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I dont understand how your UI could lock in the first place? Sockets and sounds are already working in another thread and all other code which could lock the UI (like some long loops, etc.) can be made by emulating loop with onEnterFrame and few

Re: [Flashcoders] eclipse UNDELETE

2005-12-07 Thread Chris Allen
Try this. Right click on the parent directory (or if it was the root directory, click on the project) in the Navigator, Package Explorer, or Flash Explorer (FDT only) pane and select Restore from Local History. You should be able to get it back like that. For better protection and help with

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Re: Flash is a single-threaded app? Maybe it'sjusttheAVM? or...

2005-12-07 Thread Chris Allen
of code, and thats only thing you put in onEnterFrame. Although in real world program should be designed so there are not too much problematic loops anyway. Chris Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote in message news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On 12/7/05, A.Cicak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I dont understand

Re: [Flashcoders] aseditor discussion

2005-12-28 Thread Chris Allen
On 12/27/05, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Eclipse is of course powerful but java based apps always seem a bit slow on OSX IMHO. Hey Jim, Did you try upgrading the JVM to 1.5? That seemed to help performance quite a bit once I did that. -Chris

Re: [Flashcoders] XMLSocket + close()

2006-01-06 Thread Chris Allen
Interesting observation Weyert. I always initiate the closing of my socket session through the protocol that I'm using and the server ends the connection. That obviously fires the onClose() event. I had assumed it did that too if the client does closes first, but I guess not. Anyway, thanks for

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash Projects Visual Source Safe

2006-01-16 Thread Chris Allen
Hi Kevin, The project setup in Flash MX 2004 and its VSS integration leave much to be desired. I personally would suggest that you look into using Eclipse with the VSS plugin (http://sourceforge.net/projects/vssplugin/ ) for that to manage your Flash projects. You will need one of the

Re: [Flashcoders] Documenting my code

2006-01-19 Thread Chris Allen
On 1/19/06, Karina Steffens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Nope, you're not wrong. I understand that the limitation is there so that when they're done with the beta they can start charging for the pro version, and keep the community version free. I prefer to keep my classes small and many, so it

Re: [Flashcoders] Q:Tracing out objects in an array

2006-01-19 Thread Chris Allen
Try using Xray http://osflash.org/xray It comes with a tt(YourObject) method that will recursively trace your objects. It also allows you to inspect objects, MovieClips or whatever is in your Flash movie and manipulate them with a GUI at run-time. It's freaking great! -Chris

Re: [Flashcoders] XPathDocument()

2006-01-25 Thread Chris Allen
with an altered prototype. * * @author Chris Allen */ class com.xfactorstudio.xml.xpath.XPathDocument extends XML{ var callback:Object; public function XPathDocument(text:String){ super(text); } public function selectNodes(query:String) { return XPath.selectNodes

Re: [Flashcoders] Fav XML editor

2006-01-27 Thread Chris Allen
Hi Eric, I really like Oxygen for all of its features and the price. It also comes as an Eclipse plugin. I used to use XMLSpy (it has most of the same features), but then got sick of some of the little bugs with that program, and things like no line numbers listed and lack of keyboard shortcuts

Re: [Flashcoders] Tell me more about _professionalism

2006-02-01 Thread Chris Allen
On 2/1/06, Scott Hyndman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is not OOP fanatisism talking. It's experience. I understand that ActionStep, being a dynamic language, shouldn't be treated as if it is Java...but as far as type-checking goes, I'm going to take as much of it as I can get. LOL

Re: [Flashcoders] Question about xpath and cdata

2006-02-03 Thread Chris Allen
Why not use Xpath.selectSingleNode() if you are only looking for one node? mySting = XPath.selectSingleNode(myXML, /content/biog).firstChild.nodeValue; Works fine in my application in a node with CDATA content. -Chris On 2/3/06, Merrill, Jason [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is the only thing

Re: [Flashcoders] Attn: John Grden

2006-02-03 Thread Chris Allen
On 2/3/06, Michael Stuhr [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hank williams schrieb: hmm... Does John Grden = Manuel Saint-Victor? you mean like John Grden === Manuel Saint-Victor ? seems not the case micha Good point Micha, I think Hank was setting John to be Manuel. A typical syntax

Re: [Flashcoders] Jabber - XIFF Dreamhost

2006-02-13 Thread Chris Allen
for debugging purposes. (added by Chris Allen on 04/18/2005) * * @availability Flash Player 7 * @param o The raw data to send. */ public function sendRaw( o:Object ):Void { sendXML(o); } On 2/12/06, JesterXL [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anyone gotten the Jive Software

Re: [Flashcoders] vardump an object in ActionScript?

2006-02-13 Thread Chris Allen
Man, I feel like a broken record. :-) Didn't this just come up recently. Anyway, I suggest that you try Xray: http://osflash.org/xray as it has this ability (Xray.trace(myObject);) and tons more. It will indeed save you time in debugging your Flash application. -Chris On 2/13/06, Josh McDonald

Re: [Flashcoders] vardump an object in ActionScript?

2006-02-13 Thread Chris Allen
On 2/13/06, Josh McDonald [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I suppose a marriage proposal would be out of order? Super useful - Cheers dude :) -Josh Hahaha! Don't ask for my hand in marriage. It should be John Grden, he created the thing. Keep in mind he's already taken, so it might take some

Re: [Flashcoders] vardump an object in ActionScript?

2006-02-13 Thread Chris Allen
On 2/13/06, Aaron Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: xRay is bloaded. I use flashinspector for something like this http://luminicbox.com/dev/flash/log/example.htm http://www.luminicbox.com/blog/default.aspx?page=postid=2 http://www.luminicbox.com/dev/flash/log/luminicbox.log.zip those

Re: [Flashcoders] multiuser flash games

2006-02-16 Thread Chris Allen
You could always use FMS or Red5 ( http://osflash.org/red5 ) for this purpose as well. I also use XMPP or Jabber for real time communication with Flash. There is a great open source server and library for Flash at http://jivesoftware.org. JesterXL mentioned in an earlier email that he's using a

[Flashcoders] Red5 Flash Server 0.3 Release

2006-02-20 Thread Chris Allen
not production worthy, but it does contain some of the core functionality that we are very excited about. Thanks in advance for checking out the Red5 project if you haven't already. Chris Allen and John Grden ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change

Re: [Flashcoders] XPATH Question

2006-03-01 Thread Chris Allen
Try this: /Localidades/Localidad[idLocalidad='83' or idComunidadAutonoma='15'] That should work for you. On 3/1/06, julian atienza [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have this XML Localidades Localidad idLocalidad type=number83/idLocalidad idProvincia type=number34/idProvincia

Re: [Flashcoders] RIA patent granted

2006-03-02 Thread Chris Allen
Aral Balkan has created a page on the OSFlash.org wiki for documenting these prior projects. Moonfruit.com is already listed, but if any of you have other early RIAs to add, please do so. Here is the link: http://osflash.org/balthaser_patent_prior_art_discovery On 3/2/06, Alias [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] RIA patent granted

2006-03-02 Thread Chris Allen
On 3/2/06, elibol [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Chris, the evidence being collected at OSFlash should only serve to bestow the ownership of the patent to someone else. I apologize, but I would need help understanding what else this kind of documentation could prove. The problem would persist, am I

Re: [Flashcoders] XPathAPI question

2006-03-20 Thread Chris Allen
On 3/20/06, Patrick Matte [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is it just me or the mx.xpath library doesn't support the // syntax to select every nodes that match the selection no matter where they are? Like this for example doesn't work: XPathAPI.selectNodeList(menuXML,//[EMAIL PROTECTED]'true']);

Re: [Flashcoders] Multiuser - which backend?

2006-03-22 Thread Chris Allen
Hi Ian, Another thing to note is that Red5 does give Flash access to anything you can do in Java. It is completely extensible. Things like accessing databases though Hibernate or straight JDBC, accessing non-java applications through JNI, bridging to other servers, etc... can all be done with

Re: [Flashcoders] Using Flash with Ruby on Rails

2006-03-23 Thread Chris Allen
Hi Chad, While I haven't had the chance to play around with Haxe yet, I do understand what it is Nicolas is going for when creating this language. The idea is that you can use one nicely thought out language for both the client-side development (in your case Flash) as well as the server-side.

Re: [Flashcoders] MTASC and spaces in classpath

2006-03-31 Thread Chris Allen
Erixtekila is right. you need to escape those spaces. A quick way to get your paths written correctly is to open up the directory that you are targeting in the Finder, then open Terminal. Next drag the folder in the Finder into the Terminal window and you will see how the path should be written

Re: [Flashcoders] MTASC and spaces in classpath

2006-04-01 Thread Chris Allen
: /Users/username/Documents/workspace/locmtasc.sh and voilĂ  you sould be able to make Flashout work with mtasc The thing is that Eclipse adds quotes around the Macromedia Class Path, but it fails to parse correctly through Flashout. With this shell script the problem is solved. Alain Chris

Re: [Flashcoders] ASDT 0.0.8b5

2006-04-06 Thread Chris Allen
It works fine for me on my Powerbook. Perhaps you should dump the previous installation of ASDT before adding the newer version. Also, the ASDT version 0.0.8b5 now has a ActionScript Project type. I don't remember if the older one was missing that or not. You may need to redo your project and

Re: [Flashcoders] Intellisense in Eclipse with ASDT plugin

2006-04-07 Thread Chris Allen
Keith, It's an ASDT configuration thingy. ;-) You need to set the global Flash class path location in Window-Preferences-ActionStep 2 -Core Path. If you have Flash 8 make sure to point it to the FP8 or FP7 directory, not the classes directory like it was in Flash MX 2004. If you are pointing to

Re: [Flashcoders] ASDT 0.0.8b5

2006-04-07 Thread Chris Allen
ActionScript editor by default. Back in business, thanks. Honeyghan On 4/6/06, Chris Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It works fine for me on my Powerbook. Perhaps you should dump the previous installation of ASDT before adding the newer version. Also, the ASDT version 0.0.8b5 now has

[Flashcoders] [OT] Looking for Samuel Agesilas' email

2006-04-26 Thread Chris Allen
Does anyone know how to get in touch with this guy? Sam, are you on this list? If so, please contact me off list, for some reason I misplaced his card he gave me at FITC. Thanks and sorry for the OT. ;-) -Chris ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To

Re: [Flashcoders] Solved: XRAY breaks my movie

2006-05-04 Thread Chris Allen
John turned recursive searches off by default now on the latest version of Xray. Seems like nobody liked this feature as it usually causes this problem in most larger applications. I know he is thinking about removing it all together in future versions. Anyway, that's what I know about it. Are

Re: [Flashcoders] Q:RED5 vs Unity vs Flashcom

2006-05-07 Thread Chris Allen
. This probably goes for the others as well, but I know there are more options for the others at the moment. I hope that helps. Feel free to ask more questions on our mailing list. Chris Allen Red5 Co-project Manager On 5/4/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Follow-up

Re: [Flashcoders] Unity vs Flashcom for chat and messaging

2006-05-07 Thread Chris Allen
On 5/5/06, ryanm [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: FMS is limited insofar as serverside scripts must be written in a dialect of ActionScript that resembles AS1. You might not even consider that a limitation, as it is quite functional and scripts don't have to be too big most of the time, just don't

Re: [Flashcoders] binary data Flash !

2006-05-07 Thread Chris Allen
Peter is right. I had all kinds of issues with certain Jabber XMPP servers that wouldn't return the null byte at the end of stanzas. XMLSocket definitely needs this. And as he says, if it receives one of those suckers in the middle of one of your packets, it's going to trigger the onMessage

Re: [Flashcoders] Unity vs Flashcom for chat and messaging

2006-05-07 Thread Chris Allen
Hi Weyert, A .NET version will more than likely be built once the Java version is more stable. There are quite a few people interested in seeing it happen and are actually going to work on it; I believe it's just a matter of time. If you are interested in helping with the .NET version of Red5,

Re: [Flashcoders] Unity vs Flashcom for chat and messaging

2006-05-08 Thread Chris Allen
developed at such a staggering pace, that porting to C# at this stage would be pointless and just create more work in the long run. Lee -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Chris Allen Sent: 08 May 2006 02:46 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re

Re: [Flashcoders] Sample PHP script for handling XML from Flash

2006-06-22 Thread Chris Allen
On 6/21/06, matt stuehler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: However, with most of our work, we develop an RIA for a client, who handles the back-end themselves. So, we develop our apps so that they send and receive XML, which means the client can use whatever they want in the backend: asp, asp.net,

Re: [Flashcoders] Flex 2 and Flash 9 Press Releases

2006-06-29 Thread Chris Allen
Any official word on whether a Mac and/or Linux version of Flex Builder 2 is going to be released? I would rather not have to use Windows to develop Flex applications. It is an Eclipse plugin after all, so this doesn't seem too far fetched of an idea to me. Thanks in advance for any insight.

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Flex 2 and Flash 9 Press Releases

2006-06-30 Thread Chris Allen
). Also the standalone player runs under Wine (even if a bit slow), so I can test simple apps. -David R On 6/29/06, Chris Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Any official word on whether a Mac and/or Linux version of Flex Builder 2 is going to be released? I would rather not have to use Windows

Re: RE: Re: [Flashcoders] Flex 2 and Flash 9 Press Releases

2006-06-30 Thread Chris Allen
info on this as soon as possible. Bookmark www.flex.org and/or use the link to the Flex blog aggregator at the upper right of that page (which is really just a smart search on MXNA.) -David -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Chris Allen

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Abstract classes in AS3?

2006-07-11 Thread Chris Allen
For compile time checks, just use a private constructor. As ActionScript allows one to access a private (not really private) super constructor in a subclass this works perfectly. At least this is what I do when I need an Abstract class in ActionScript. E.G. class

Re: Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Abstract classes in AS3?

2006-07-11 Thread Chris Allen
Yep, Just realized you guys were talking AS3. My bad. -Chris On 7/11/06, eka [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello ;) In AS3 the private keyword it's removed !! ;) You can't use this keyword for your constructor :) EKA+ :) 2006/7/11, Chris Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: For compile time checks, just

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Mac IDE for AS !

2006-07-27 Thread Chris Allen
I'm using the FDT plugin for Eclipse for my AS2 development. It's got some issues, but the features that do work more than make up for it. Auto-completion, code snippets, navigation through classes, basic refactoring like renaming class files, error checking as you type. etc... You can find it

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Mtasc Delegate

2006-08-04 Thread Chris Allen
Another approach is to use Steve Webster's Delegate. It's polymorphic with the MM version. Here it is anyway: http://dynamicflash.com/2005/05/delegate-version-101/ You get additional functionality similar to Joey Lott's version too, if you decide you need it. Hope it helps. -Chris On 8/2/06,

Re: RE: [Flashcoders] How to Create Flex Projector

2006-08-07 Thread Chris Allen
Go to this page: http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html Download the Flash 9 player for you OS. Then play your Flex application in the player, select Export as Projector, and then you are done. John Grden just did this with the Flex2 Xray application and it works great. I hope

Re: Re: RE: [Flashcoders] How to Create Flex Projector

2006-08-07 Thread Chris Allen
Where I wrote Flash 9 player, that should have read Stand Alone Flash Player 9. On 8/7/06, Chris Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Go to this page: http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html Download the Flash 9 player for you OS. Then play your Flex application in the player, select

Re: Re: Re: RE: [Flashcoders] How to Create Flex Projector

2006-08-07 Thread Chris Allen
So, when I went to do this for Macintosh there were some issues: http://blog.ff9900.org/ Just so you guys know, Flash 9 projectors on the Mac appear to be pretty buggy. Windows versions seem to be working as expected -Chris On 8/7/06, Chris Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Where I wrote Flash 9

Re: [Flashcoders] Misreporting instanceof operator.

2006-08-23 Thread Chris Allen
On 6/7/06, Jason Lutes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can anyone suggest why a condition would be false for a test on a movie clip using instanceof MovieClip? I have a function that includes the line: if (graphicClip.highlighting instanceof MovieClip) graphicClip.highlighting._visible = false; If I

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Misreporting instanceof operator.

2006-08-23 Thread Chris Allen
if you cast it as a movieclip? On 8/23/06, Chris Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 6/7/06, Jason Lutes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can anyone suggest why a condition would be false for a test on a movie clip using instanceof MovieClip? I have a function that includes

Re: Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Misreporting instanceof operator.

2006-08-23 Thread Chris Allen
of those weird voodoo areas of Flash, so thanks for the sympathy. ;-) On 8/23/06, Chris Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Johannes, Welcome back to Boston! (I didn't get a chance to say so on the BFPUG list) On 8/23/06, Johannes Nel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: thats quite a hack. a normal

Re: Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Misreporting instanceof operator.

2006-08-23 Thread Chris Allen
BTW, there is a unit test to recreate the problem. It can be found here: http://svn1.cvsdude.com/osflash/fling/DEV_Source/classes/org/osflash/fling/tests/TestMovieAsset.as See testShowMovie() -Chris On 8/23/06, Chris Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 8/23/06, Peter Hall [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Misreporting instanceof operator.

2006-08-23 Thread Chris Allen
is then that you do not extend movieclip. we can get semantic about this tonight, but only once we have a beer in hand... ;) On 8/23/06, Chris Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 8/23/06, Peter Hall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Perhaps you have a class associated with the symbol, which does

Re: Re: Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Misreporting instanceof operator.

2006-08-23 Thread Chris Allen
On 8/23/06, Ian Thomas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Chris, Having had a trawl through the source code, I see what you're getting at. The fact that MovieAsset doesn't extend MovieClip is nothing to do with the problem; MovieAsset wraps a MovieClip property and passes that back, and that should

Re: RE: [Flashcoders] Flash/Actionscript Coding conventions

2006-08-23 Thread Chris Allen
On 8/23/06, Steven Sacks | BLITZ [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Putting a block comment before a function is standard All standards are is somebody's way of saying I code like this and so should you. Everyone codes how they want to anyway. And by the way, nobody reads those documents anyway. I

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Misreporting instanceof operator.

2006-08-24 Thread Chris Allen
Thanks for your help on this Ian. I'm not sure I understand all of what you found here, so let me summarize with some questions to see if I got it right. Flash 6 SWFs fail every time when loaded remotely? - This hasn't been my experience. I've been able to load some small ones (20K) without the

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Misreporting instanceof operator.

2006-08-24 Thread Chris Allen
? It does fix the issue, and instanceof is indeed a MovieClip once again. Oh, and even better, _visible works like a charm. Thanks again to all those that helped out with this one. -Chris On 8/24/06, Chris Allen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for your help on this Ian. I'm not sure I

Re: [Flashcoders] Class inheritance and scope

2006-08-29 Thread Chris Allen
Hi Helmut, They don't need to be static at all. In fact if you want to access the parent class you can use the key word super. super.myMethodName() for example. Take a look at the documentation on that and hopefully that gets you pointed in the right direction. Good Luck. -Chris On 8/29/06,

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] ANN: Screenweaver HX - Version 1.0

2006-09-01 Thread Chris Allen
On 9/1/06, Cliff Rowley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We all understand these issues, but they are still irrelevant. We're developers, and the people we sell to are not. They don't care about these things one jot. Cliff, you are working for the wrong people. ;-) I've been there; luckily the

Re: [Flashcoders] ANN: Screenweaver HX - Version 1.0

2006-09-01 Thread Chris Allen
I totally agree Thomas. I don't think that it is limited in the way that Cliff is describing. In fact they explicitly say it's not. Nor will it move away from AS3 as it's targeting the same virtual machine in the Flash player. Cliff seems to have already made up his mind on the subject of what

Re: [Flashcoders] mtasc and prototypes?

2006-09-02 Thread Chris Allen
Hi Arron, I've never tried to use MTASC using a #include that you run in the first frame of a SWF that you then inject with code like you are doing, so I can't really say what your problem might be. From what I can tell it should be no problem, it's the same thing as putting code in the frame,

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] {OT} Job Postings?

2006-09-12 Thread Chris Allen
I totally agree with John. Either you put up with what your city has to offer, try to get people to move, or you go after telecommuting talent. I'm based in Boston and we have a pretty big pool of talented Flash/Flex developers and it's still hard to find people that are willing to change jobs or

Re: [Flashcoders] Xray trace problem

2006-09-14 Thread Chris Allen
John, Maybe you should phase out the older interface all together. This way it's less to maintain and creates less confusion. The Flex 2 Xray interface is so bad ass that no one will miss the old one anyway. Just my opinion, take it or leave it. -Chris On 9/13/06, Cosmin Cimpoi [EMAIL

Re: RE: [Flashcoders] Xray trace problem

2006-09-15 Thread Chris Allen
On 9/15/06, Karina Steffens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Now I'm really hurt :~( :P Oh, I'm sorry. :-) Your design for that version was awesome, but still doesn't change the fact that the V2 components were buggy and the new performance of the Flex 2 app is amazing. Anyway, I'm sure John would

Re: [Flashcoders] Communication between two local computers

2006-10-16 Thread Chris Allen
Sorry Henry, There's no peer to peer support for any version of Flash. You will either need to wrap the SWF in an executable (Zinc, Screenweaver, etc...) and access code that does the communication through that, or have a server in place that the two SWFs talk through. Keep in mind that a

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Alternative IDE for Flash Devel

2006-10-18 Thread Chris Allen
FDT has been the best thing that I've been able to find for coding AS2 on the Mac. I like Eclipse as I use it for Java development as well. Anyway, auto completion, some minor refactoring features and integration with Ant and version control make it a hell of a tool. It does cost money though

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Book recommendation for multiuser games / apps

2006-10-26 Thread Chris Allen
On 10/26/06, slangeberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Have people had any experience with the Red5 server (http://osflash.org/red5)? If so, how does it compare to other products such as ElectroServer? I've downloaded Red5, but haven't had time to try it out. Hi Scott, I have experience with it as

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Flex Builder 2 for Mac - 6 things you need to know

2006-10-29 Thread Chris Allen
On 10/27/06, Dave Wood [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have Safari running. Safari has no problem accessing other local files. I have re-booted: still no joy. I have run the uninstaller and re-installed from scratch, rebooted yet again: still no joy Clicking those links displays absolutely

Re: Re: [Flashcoders] Flashout not working in eclipse 3.2

2006-10-30 Thread Chris Allen
If you don't get it running right, you might want to consider just using AS2Ant for compiling your Flash applications. http://osflash.org/ant#as2ant_-_swf_mtasc_and_swfmill_ant_tasks http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=94206package_id=164902 I much prefer this setup to using

Re: [Flashcoders] Pretty cool flash8 video app!

2006-12-20 Thread Chris Allen
It is a pretty clever effect. I think it certainly helps to understand Portuguese to know what's going on there and to actually get the joke. I think that they definitely did embed the font; it just doesn't show up the first time around. You need to supply your name in the Seu Nome field and

Re: [Flashcoders] Anyone hate flash 9 already?

2007-02-14 Thread Chris Allen
On 2/13/07, Johannes Nel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: drugs help LOL classic Johannes! On 2/13/07, Arseniy Shklyaev [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BTW. I dont know why I hate things. For example I hate my parents and I dont know why. ___