Re: [Flashcoders] Classes added

2008-01-14 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Sprite; However, if you don't use the parenthesis, you can't pass parameters to the constructor. Cheers. Juan Pablo Califano - Original Message - From: Helmut Granda [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flash Coders List flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 8:26 PM Subject

Re: [Flashcoders] mdash in htmlText

2008-01-15 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
, the RegExp could be handy and will save you from doing it manually. Finally, return the modified string and you're done. It's not hard, just tedious! (specially, writing the lookup table) Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/1/13, Andrew Sinning [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I'm running CS3 with AS2. I'm

Re: [Flashcoders] mdash in htmlText

2008-01-15 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Pablo Califano 2008/1/13, Andrew Sinning [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I'm running CS3 with AS2. I'm loading in some html text into a TextField with html set to true. It looks like nbsp; is working correctly, but other chars such as mdash; are just being rendered literally, as mdash;. This is even

Re: [Flashcoders] how to return in this function

2008-01-29 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
. Having all that logic encapsulated in the class that actually does something with the xml, on the other hand, seems like a good idea to me. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano - Original Message - From: Hans Wichman [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flash Coders List flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent

Re: [Flashcoders] static vars / constatnts in Movie Clips - Flash CS3

2008-02-01 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
extends MovieClip { // events public static const ON_PRESS:String = onPress; } } It compiles without errors and traces onPress. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/2/1, Robin Burrer [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi All, I want do declare a constant in a class

Re: [Flashcoders] static vars / constatnts in Movie Clips - Flash CS3

2008-02-01 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
I'm creating the instance in the timeline of the .fla, with this line: var c:SomeClass = new SomeClass(); Have you tried that? Just to see if it works from the timeline and check if you can compile and run the code without errors... ( As I said, the code I pasted compiles fine and it traces the

Re: [Flashcoders] jpeg manipulation

2008-02-01 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
that funcionality built-in. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano - Original Message - From: [p e r c e p t i c o n] [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flash Coders List flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Friday, February 01, 2008 3:44 PM Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] jpeg manipulation That's a great

Re: [Flashcoders] LoadVars and SQL Query issue

2008-02-01 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
, but it's already hard to properly validate the parameterized data in a pre-build query hardcoded in a php script, let alone validating a whole user supplied string as a sql query). Cheers Juan Pablo Califano - Original Message - From: Omar Fouad [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flash Coders List

Re: [Flashcoders] Simple compression algo?

2008-02-03 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
for the each comma) * 2 (taking the max value of 'ff', 2 chars). Probably it's a bit less than that since your are compressing it... Can you describe the flow of your app? Cheers Juan Pablo Califano - Original Message - From: Dave Mennenoh [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flash Coders List

Re: [Flashcoders] Simple compression algo?

2008-02-04 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
some of the code I mentioned to give it a try, just let me know. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/2/4, Dave Mennenoh [EMAIL PROTECTED]: you're sending a comma separated string to the server? why not have 2 hey digits for all the data and omit the comma? this would bring your data to 2/3

Re: [Flashcoders] Simple compression algo?

2008-02-05 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
comp[i] = orig[i]; lastEqualIndex = i; } else { comp[i] = ; } } return comp; } All in all, it's a good and simple solution! Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/2/5, Dave Mennenoh [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi Juan - I don't think it's assigning the string that's slow. It's

Re: [Flashcoders] MS Access?

2008-02-07 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
It's ODBC, not OBDC (I always spell that wrong!!!) 2008/2/7, Juan Pablo Califano [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Dave, in one or two really old, small and low traffic sites, I've seen Access used as the DD.BB (along with classic ASP). Yes, it's SQL capable, you can connect to it through an OBDC driver

Re: [Flashcoders] MS Access?

2008-02-07 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Access to MySql and it wasn't precisely smooth (in part it might just have been that I didn't / don't know much about MS Access). Hope that helps. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/2/7, Dave Mennenoh [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Sorry for that title... I didn't mean to do that. I have a client who wants

Re: [Flashcoders] Swap 8 bit palettes

2008-02-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Perhaps if you describe your problem / what you're trying to do with a little more detail... 2008/2/17, Elia Morling [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I guess not? Is it possible to swap 8 bit palettes directly in Flash? ___ Flashcoders mailing list

Re: [Flashcoders] Swap 8 bit palettes

2008-02-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
,0xfc1236,0x001200,0x180055]; var oArrays:Object = createPaletteData(test_arr); trace(oArrays.r); trace(oArrays.g); trace(oArrays.b); Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/2/17, Elia Morling [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Has anyone by any chance made a function to dump an 8 bit palette to the arrays the paletteMap function

Re: [Flashcoders] BitmapData.paletteMap ()

2008-02-27 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Perhaps you could read just the palette info from the image file instead of looping through the bitmapdata to gather that data. That could be more or less challenging depending on the file format of the image. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/2/27, EECOLOR [EMAIL PROTECTED]: So if I understand

Re: [Flashcoders] Variable scope within for loops: reusing iteratorvariables

2008-03-27 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
up to be executed as the first actions run in a function's code (I believe that was called hoisting, but I might be wrong). Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/3/27, Steven Sacks [EMAIL PROTECTED]: function doSomething { var i:int; for(i=0;i++;i10) { } } Is functionally

Re: [Flashcoders] RegEx on a String (uppercase / lowercase)

2008-04-22 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Hi, you can use the i flag in the second constructor parameter if you want a case insensitive regexp. Check the info about the constructor here for an explanation of that and other flags: http://livedocs.adobe.com/flash/9.0/ActionScriptLangRefV3/RegExp.html#RegExp () Cheers Juan Pablo Califano

Re: [Flashcoders] RegEx on a String (uppercase / lowercase)

2008-04-22 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Great link, thanks! 2008/4/22, Glen Pike [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Check out Grant Skinner's RegExr application - it's perfect for testing out RegExp's and has helpful hints on different Regex params, etc. You can use it online here there is a download link on the page too...

Re: [Flashcoders] Determining sound sample rate?

2008-04-22 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
find it here: http://artemis.wszib.edu.pl/~mdudek/ ) I don't know much about the mp3 format specifically, but I have worked a bit with raw files, so if you want to give it a try and need some help, maybe I can lend you a hand. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/4/21, Steven Sacks [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flashcoders] Determining sound sample rate?

2008-04-23 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
-encoded file, for instance), so it's probably a good idea to go for the second frame. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/4/23, Bernard Visscher [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I would go for the second frame. I've done some testing with loading MP3's in bytearrays then creating a SWF in a bytearray

Re: [Flashcoders] Converting a ByteArray to string and back again...

2008-04-25 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
to php and .NET backends). Feel free to use it as you see fit if you find it useful. http://pastebin.be/10837 Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/4/25, John Eriksson [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I've been messing around with the ByteArray for some time now, and I wonder if there isa way to convert

Re: [Flashcoders] AS2 class definition problem, Gaia framework

2008-04-28 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
('posterMc',100); this.posterMc.loadMovie('adv_saleposter.swf'); } Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/4/28, Jim McIntyre [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I'm working in a framework for the first time (Gaia). I'll be including games on some of the site's pages, and most of the games will need to load a few

Re: [Flashcoders] Reading SWF headers with ASP

2008-04-28 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
In native classic ASP (without any extra components installed in the server), I'd say it's almost impossible. Maybe if the swf is uncompressed, you can give it a shot, reading the file with a FileSystemObject -which is meant to read text files- and using some single-byte string encoding and

Re: [Flashcoders] (AS3) Object to an Array

2008-04-29 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
You can also use JSON, a format close to javascript syntax, used for serializing / deserializing objects. It's rather standard and you can find libraries for parsing it in most mainstream languages (including, of course, AS 2.0 AS 3.0, and PHP) Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/4/29, SJM

Re: [Flashcoders] Reading SWF headers with ASP

2008-04-29 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
, you need ASP.NET installed on the server (maybe you already have it if you're deploying to a Windows Server...). Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/4/29, Helmut Granda [EMAIL PROTECTED]: thanks for your insight Juan. On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 8:34 PM, Juan Pablo Califano [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

Re: [Flashcoders] FPS limit of flash player inside browser?

2008-05-07 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
dropping frames. By the way, in most cases setting a FPS above 30 doesn't make much sense (bear in mind that a NTSC video signal runs at 30 FPS, and a PAL one at 25 FPS). And it will only worsen frame-dropping problem, if you already have one. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/5/7, Sander Schuurman

Re: [Flashcoders] FPS limit of flash player inside browser?

2008-05-07 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Great article, thanks for the link. 2008/5/7, Sidney de Koning [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Maybe this is what your after? http://www.craftymind.com/2008/04/18/updated-elastic-racetrack-for-flash-9-and-avm2/ On May 7, 2008, at 2:07 PM, Sander Schuurman wrote: Hi, Just came across some

Re: [Flashcoders] FPS limit of flash player inside browser?

2008-05-07 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/5/7, Steven Sacks [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Juan Pablo Califano wrote: By the way, in most cases setting a FPS above 30 doesn't make much sense (bear in mind that a NTSC video signal runs at 30 FPS, and a PAL one at 25 FPS). And it will only worsen frame-dropping

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: Retrieve The Web Link

2008-05-08 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Yes, but be aware that the _url property returns the url of the swf, not the url of the HTML that embeds it. You can strip the file name and get just the directory path, if that's what you're looking for, but that'd work only if your html and your swf are in the same folder. Cheers Juan Pablo

Re: [Flashcoders] as3 namespace question

2008-05-09 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
of the SWF file. Perhaps this means you have to do something like: private function initHandler($event:Event) () { var _lm:LoadMe = LoadMe(_ldr.loaderInfo.content); } Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/5/9, Dave Segal [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I posted about this before and didn't

Re: [Flashcoders] Is there anyway can share user login status between .aspx and flash?

2008-05-16 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
in or not. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/5/16, ACE Flash [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi guys, I was trying to figure out how to get this done in flash. for example; I had 2 pages on .net platform, the first page was regular aspx login page that allows user to enter user name and password, they could

Re: [Flashcoders] help again.. NaN

2008-05-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
(); resultTxt.border = true; addChild(resultTxt); var inputChar:String = event.text; if(ageField.text.length 0) { resultTxt.text = (parseInt(ageField.text) + inputChar).toString(); } else { resultTxt.text = inputChar; } } Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/5/17, Steven Sacks [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Your

Re: [Flashcoders] help again.. NaN

2008-05-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
to a string anyway before being concatenated to inputChar. You should also restrict the input text to accept only numbers or validate the input by yourself. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/5/17, Juan Pablo Califano [EMAIL PROTECTED]: It seems like the TEXT_INPUT event is fired before the .text property

Re: [Flashcoders] Retrieving URL params gets truncate in ActionScript2

2008-05-20 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
The problem seems to be in what Javascript is sending to the swf. Try url encoding the link with the escape function in JS. Something like: 'flashvars':escape('link= http://www.google.com?test=1test2=2test3=3test4=4') Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/5/20, ACE Flash [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hey

Re: [Flashcoders] Blank flash problem...

2008-05-22 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Works for me. WinXP FF 2.0.0.14 FP 9.0.124 Have you checked that Javascript is not disabled? Another thing you could try is bypassing the javascript embedding (using an embed tag instead of SWFObject), just to check if the problem is related to JS... Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/5/22

Re: [Flashcoders] preventing client spoofing with SWFs

2008-05-25 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
that protection, but by adding some encryption, you are minimizing the chances of being spoofed. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/5/25, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi all. Anyone know a solution for preventing client spoofing for sending data with flash apps? Like say with sending

Re: [Flashcoders] Tweening text more smoothly - AS3

2008-05-25 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
this, if it were Actionscript: Math.floor(num); -- num 0 ? int(num) : int(num) - 1; Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/5/25, laurent [EMAIL PROTECTED]: John Grden wrote a post about many Math optimisations in AS3, you can find the code to test at home here: http://www.rockonflash.com/blog/?p=63 L

Re: [Flashcoders] Tweening text more smoothly - AS3

2008-05-25 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Pablo Califano 2008/5/25, laurent [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Yes. And you can jump to Haxe ;) cheers L Juan Pablo Califano a écrit : Thanks for the link. It seems clear from the tests that Math.floor *is* slower than casting. It think the implementation posted in the blog has a bug, though

Re: [Flashcoders] API Interface in SWC...

2008-05-27 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
class (so they could compile in strict mode without errors), and an extra class where we put all the public event constants. It worked out fine. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/5/27, Helmut Granda [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I am creating a SWC file that will be given to the client with the basic API

Re: [Flashcoders] Unhandled IOError and IOErrorEvent when closing browser during load

2008-06-16 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
This probably isn't of much help, but for what it's worth, I've tried to reproduce this problem using the sample code with no success on both IE 6 and FF 2. I'm using FP 9.0.124, debug version, and am running Windows XP. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/6/12, Ashim D'Silva [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I

Re: [Flashcoders] switch statement more efficient than if...else?

2008-06-25 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
is that it doesn't have much impact. And, thinking about it, maybe that opcode exists because it's an optimized way to compile / execute a series of related conditions. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/6/25, eric e. dolecki [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Switch/case is a bit quicker. On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 10:12 AM

Re: [Flashcoders] Calling super.apply

2008-06-26 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Hi, check this out: http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/html/help.html?content=10_Lists_of_data_7.html Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/6/26, ekameleon [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hello :) In AS3 the apply method don't exist over the constructor.. the constructor in AS3 isn't a Function but a Class

Re: [Flashcoders] Document viewer

2008-06-30 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
, the position was reset to 0; just repeteat to EOF and that's it. Hope it helps. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/6/30, Stuart Campbell [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I don't think that Adobe is especially interested in promoting FlashPaper, which is essentially a competitor or substitute for PDF. Pity

Re: [Flashcoders] regexp question

2008-07-02 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
, except for some reason you want to roll your own. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/2, Allandt Bik-Elliott (Receptacle) [EMAIL PROTECTED]: hey i am using regexp to inject commas into my years by searching for 000 and replacing with ,000 like this var pattern:RegExp = /000/; sYear

Re: [Flashcoders] E4X question

2008-07-02 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
in this or future versions of this specification. http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/#sec-common-syn So, in this case, I guess avoiding hyphens is actually the path of least resistance (probably, a wise approach after all!). Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/2, Steven Sacks [EMAIL PROTECTED]: You might

Re: [Flashcoders] E4X question

2008-07-03 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
with the substraction operator). Nevertheless, there are many cases out there of perfectly legal and standard xml files that do use hyphens (crossdomain,xml, for example). Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/3, Steven Sacks [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Just because you CAN do it (as this document is just

Re: [Flashcoders] Web service headache

2008-07-13 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Hi, Check this out: http://www.wellconsidered.be/blog/2007/10/24/webservice-class-for-as3-in-flash-cs3-update/ Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/13, daniele tassone [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi at all - I use AS2 and Web Service in all my projects. I want to use AS3 but i no found any

Re: [Flashcoders] Overriding the trace command

2008-07-15 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Pablo Califano 2008/7/15, Adam Jowett [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi all, A very quick one, I haven't had to over-ride or extend built in classes since the good old days of prototyping in AS1, specifically this time I want to extend the built in trace() statement with some conditions etc. Can

Re: [Flashcoders] Overriding the trace command

2008-07-15 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
for classes and not code in the timeline (I haven't tried it from the timeline, so I'm not sure). Perhaps it's worth a try. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/15, Adam Jowett [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Some great suggestions thanks! ... I guess in essence I simply wanted to extend the inbuilt trace

Re: [Flashcoders] Verifying Numerical Input

2008-07-16 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
; if they're equal, the input should be ok. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/16, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hello Everybody, Before I try to maybe re-invent the Wheel, and write my own code. I was wondering whether anyone has a sample Actionscript 3.0 code for verifying the input

Re: [Flashcoders] The Charges Against ActionScript 3.0

2008-07-16 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
will necessarily get more complex and having better tools and following good pratices will save you time and allow you to even make it possible in the first place. But if you want to do something simple in the simplest possible way, why not? Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/16, Barry Hannah [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] The Charges Against ActionScript 3.0

2008-07-18 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
). I believe the charges about button events, getURL and loadMovie are a good example of this point. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/18, Abe Pazos [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I think most of the people who would agree with these charges are not in this mailing list. Are there more AS3 coders out

Re: [Flashcoders] removing all listeners from a dpo

2008-07-20 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Hi, You could try to do your own bookkeeping, so you know what listeners are registered to an EventDispatcher object. You can have one class to hold that info in a list and write a method that loops through that list and remove all registered listeners. You'd still have to override the

Re: [Flashcoders] removing all listeners from a dpo

2008-07-20 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
PD: I forgot to actually remove the eventListenerData from the list in the unregisterEventListener method of the Bookkeeper class. Looping backwards and adding _eventsList.splice(i, 1); should do it. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/20, Juan Pablo Califano [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi, You

Re: [Flashcoders] removing all listeners from a dpo

2008-07-20 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
) { // _dispatcher.removeEventListener(type, listener, useCapture); _eventsList.splice(i, 1); } i--; } } Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/20, Juan Pablo Califano [EMAIL PROTECTED]: PD: I forgot to actually remove the eventListenerData from the list in the unregisterEventListener method

Re: [Flashcoders] removing all listeners from a dpo

2008-07-22 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
guess. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/21, Fabio Pinatti [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 7:40 PM, Juan Pablo Califano [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: PD2: this line should be removed from the unregisterEventListener() _dispatcher.removeEventListener(type, listener, useCapture

Re: [Flashcoders] Random numbers list

2008-07-29 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
); timer.start(); Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/29, Jesse Graupmann [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I'm sure this isn't needed by now, just thought I'd take it as a fun challenge. var rangeMin:int = 0; var rangeMax:int = 100; var rangeSample:int = 10; // copy var numbers:Array

Re: [Flashcoders] faster, longer, better ... for programming maniaks

2008-07-29 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
28setlocal1 whereas in the while loop, that assignment is executed before constructing the array: 11pushbyte 0 13setlocal1 Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/29, laurent [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi, I often asked myself if a[ a.length ] = xxx was faster or slower

Re: [Flashcoders] faster, longer, better ... for programming maniaks

2008-07-30 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
/blog/archives/2007/01/as3-decompiler/ Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/30, laurent [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hm yes, there's no difference between For and while. What do you think about a[ a.length ] and a.push(); ? How did you get the decompiles function ? Thanks for pushing it. L Juan Pablo

Re: [Flashcoders] faster, longer, better ... for programming maniaks

2008-07-30 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
If you mean decompiling the push method itself, you can't because it's not actioscript but a native code, implemented directly in the player. If you mean how the push method is called, it'd be something like this: Actionscript: function test():void { var i:int = 0; var arr:Array = new

Re: [Flashcoders] faster, longer, better ... for programming mani aks

2008-07-30 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
, and that Adobe plans to get more stuff JIT compiled, to improve performance. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/30, Kerry Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Dave Watts wrote: There is arguably some difference between an interpreter and a VM, though. True. We're getting into the nitty-gritty details here

Re: [Flashcoders] faster, longer, better ... for programming maniaks

2008-07-30 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
in class initialization Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/7/30, Mark Winterhalder [EMAIL PROTECTED]: You clearly understand what I was saying, Mark, but just a brief reiteration: compiled ActionScript has to be interpreted by the VM, which is _always_ slower than compiling directly

Re: [Flashcoders] Binary Data Question

2008-08-14 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
format. The problem of this approach, I think, is that it'd consume a lot of bandwith (unless you have really small images). Each pixel takes 4 bytes. In a 400 x 400 image, that's 16 pixels and so 64 bytes or 625 Kb. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/8/14, Omar Fouad [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flashcoders] Binary Data Question

2008-08-14 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
on the swf side, but the download/upload times and server load would be dramatically cut down. Check this link, it has a tutorial for doing precisely that. http://henryjones.us/articles/using-the-as3-jpeg-encoder Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/8/14, Omar Fouad [EMAIL PROTECTED]: You mean

Re: [Flashcoders] Binary Data Question

2008-08-15 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
With the newest player, I think, it's possible to save data into the USER's hard drive without a trip to the server, but you want to store the data on the server side, you need to send it to the server... You have to post that data using a URLLoader object, and specifying the input as binary

Re: [Flashcoders] Binary Data Question

2008-08-15 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
what you'll get with $_FILES['varName']['name']. For the imageMimeType, use the constant in the class for JPG. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/8/15, Omar Fouad [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I guess I can send the ByteArray to the php that will handle its insertion to the database. Right? On Fri, Aug

Re: [Flashcoders] Binary Data Question

2008-08-16 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
, it automatically serializes and deserializes native objects using the amf format. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/8/16, Omar Fouad [EMAIL PROTECTED]: well I've been trying this amfphp and it does not work. amfphp responds back an error saying amfphp_runtime_error. I have this php file in the services

Re: [Flashcoders] Binary Data Question

2008-08-16 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
a regular html form post. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/8/16, Omar Fouad [EMAIL PROTECTED]: When I use ba without toString() amfphp says Object of class ByteArray could not be converted to string. I think there is something to be done in the php to convert the data back from string

Re: [Flashcoders] AS2 Dispatch Custom Event of loaded clip

2008-08-16 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
this! }); Hope it helps. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/8/16, Helmut Granda [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I have the following: code.customApplication.load(mySWF.swf, myClip_mc); now the custom application does not dispatch any events such as onComplete, this wasnt built in the original application so what I

Re: [Flashcoders] Removing loaded swf...

2008-08-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Pablo Califano 2008/8/15, dr.ache [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi Sander. When you add an EventListener you should in 99% set the weak reference flag like this: mLoader.contentLoaderInfo.addEventListener( Event.COMPLETE, pageComplete,false,0,true ); The last parameter - here set to true - makes

Re: [Flashcoders] Removing loaded swf...

2008-08-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Juan Pablo Califano 2008/8/17, Juan Pablo Califano [EMAIL PROTECTED]: The last parameter - here set to true - makes the reference to your pageComplete function weak. Meaning if this reference is the only reference left to your removed object that object becomes ready for garbage collection

Re: [Flashcoders] AS2 Dispatch Custom Event of loaded clip

2008-08-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
missing something here... Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/8/17, Steven Sacks [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Wow. That's a crazy amount of code for something so simple. Here's what I use: --- import mx.events.EventDispatcher; class

Re: [Flashcoders] calling a JSP page from a different server location SWF

2008-08-18 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
functions. Hope it helps. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/8/18, sebastian [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Question in Flash 7, AS2: Trying to figure out if there is any solution to how to send data to a JSP page that is not located on the same server as my SWF file. Since I don't have access to the server

Re: [Flashcoders] calling a JSP page from a different server location SWF

2008-08-18 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
No worries, I'm glad it worked for you. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/8/18, sebastian [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Thanks Juan Pablo, Your recommendation to use a PHP bridge works perfectly; I am much relieved and still able to deliver today as planned - thanks again! The PHP code I ended up

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

2008-08-25 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
inheritance, but I think is conceptually close. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/8/25, Merrill, Jason [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Interfaces have nothing to do with inheritance (at least not directly) as I understand them. Interfaces are special classes that simply define what other classes must define

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

2008-08-25 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
bashing of some product just because it's made by MS. But perhaps you could elaborate a bit more on the idea... Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/8/25, Jon Bradley [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Aug 25, 2008, at 6:39 PM, Omar Fouad wrote: But what the hell is an interface!!! I've read lots

[Flashcoders] Flash IDE ASO Files

2008-09-03 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Pablo Califano PD: Yes, I'm aware that this doesn't happen with MTASC, HAXE and the Flex SDK, but sometimes the project has been setup already by someone as an IDE project with no real version control and I just have to use an existing fla to make some minor code changes (which is precisely what

Re: [Flashcoders] getting loader to work with security policy...

2008-09-09 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
level of the target host, you don't need to explicitly load the policy file (the player will look up for it there if you make a crossdomain call and don't specify a policy file). Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/9/9, Robert Leisle [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi Boyd, Yes, you'll need to do import

Re: [Flashcoders] working with AS3 and php/mysql to send and retrieve info from database

2008-09-10 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
) and it should work without further ado. (Right now, the problems is that both sub-domains don't match) Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/9/10, BOYD SPEER [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I now am getting the error: Error #2044: Unhandled securityError:. text=Error #2048: Security sandbox violation: http://boyd

Re: [Flashcoders] Retreive name of function within scope of that function

2008-09-16 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
; } test(); It's just a quick and dirty test, but it works (at least in the timeline). Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/9/16 Jiri Heitlager [EMAIL PROTECTED] Does somebody now if it is possible to get the name of a function from the scope of that function. function doSomething():void

Re: [Flashcoders] Can't set mc._visible property

2008-09-16 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
, not false. An option is nesting the target clip inside another empty clip and set the visibility on the parent. + root + holder_mc + targetClip_mc holder_mc._visible = false; holder_mc.targetClip_mc.loadMovie(etc); //or use loadClip Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/9/16 Ali

Re: [Flashcoders] Adding Listeners in a loop

2008-09-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
something like this. R1.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, function(evt:Event):void { trace(evt.target.Label) }); Cheers Juan Pablo Califano PD: A was about to give you some heads up on using inline functions but I bet in minutes someone else will do take care of that, anyway ;) 2008/9

Re: [Flashcoders] sizing an arbitrary loaded swf

2008-10-02 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
the loadBytes method from the Loader class to load the swf from the bytearray you already have loaded. I'm pasting the sample code in this email, but you could see it more nicely formatted here: http://pastebin.be/14115 (SwfHeader class) http://pastebin.be/14116 (Mainclass) Cheers Juan Pablo Califano

Re: [Flashcoders] how to uncompress a compressed bytearray with PHP

2008-10-02 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
of the data you're posting (1/3 of the unencoded size), but maybe it turns out to be simpler than grabbing the binary data from php. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/2, Benny [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I am sending a compressed bytearray to PHP: var XMLOut:ByteArray = new ByteArray

Re: [Flashcoders] sizing an arbitrary loaded swf

2008-10-03 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Actionscript 3.0 allows only one public symbol (class, function, variable or constant) per .as file. I made that class internal so I could put both classes in just one file for this sample, but apart from that, it's not neccesary, really. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/3, Andrew Sinning

Re: [Flashcoders] how to uncompress a compressed bytearray with PHP

2008-10-03 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
you need, because if you parse the data as UTF-8 you are most likely going to get illegal sequences at some point. I've written a little test and it seems to be working (at least I receive the expected results back in the flash side). Cheers Juan Pablo Califano AS CODE (in the timeline, mind you

Re: [Flashcoders] how to uncompress a compressed bytearray with PHP

2008-10-03 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
URLLoader(); configureListeners(loader); loader.load(req); = Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/3, Benny [EMAIL PROTECTED]: We are getting closer ;-) The code you provided worked for me too. When I compare my code to yours I notice that I am using the $_POST array while you

Re: [Flashcoders] sizing an arbitrary loaded swf

2008-10-05 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
of the page that contains those swfs, someone is able to figure out why there's a difference between what you see on the screen and the swf's stage size. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/5, Andrew Sinning [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi Juan Pablo, I just got back to this problem and tested your SwfHeader

Re: [Flashcoders] how to uncompress a compressed bytearray with PHP

2008-10-05 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
No worries! 2008/10/3, Benny [EMAIL PROTECTED]: There's one problem with using URLVariables: it works on NUL-terminated Strings You're right, so URLVariables is now out of the picture ;-) I think your class would indeed do the job but because I want to keep the client code as light as

Re: [Flashcoders] sizing an arbitrary loaded swf

2008-10-06 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
PD: I think someone at Flash_Tiger just found a way simpler and more straight forward means to get the stage size: Try loaderInfo.width and loaderInfo.height. http://livedocs.adobe.com/flash/9.0/ActionScriptLangRefV3/flash/display/LoaderInfo.html Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/5, Juan

Re: [Flashcoders] working with getPixel32 and setPixel32,

2008-10-06 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
just to display the value in a more meaningful/readable way in the trace, but as long as you don't perform arithmetic on those values, you don't have to (because it's parsed as a bit pattern, not as numerical value, if that makes sense...). Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/6, sebastian [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] working with getPixel32 and setPixel32,

2008-10-06 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
(16));// traces cc00ff33 Using rgb as the name of the var that stores the value of the RGB components, instead of arg. 2008/10/6, Juan Pablo Califano [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi, If I haven't misread something, this a = a 1; makes no sense. Unless you're trying to divide alpha by 2

Re: [Flashcoders] can audio be extracted from .flv (audio only) and converted to .mp3 using AS3?

2008-10-08 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
not an option. I think the trial limits the extracted sample to 30 secs or something like that. http://www.flvsoft.com/flv_converter_sdk/ Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/8, BOYD SPEER [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Can audio be extracted from .flv (audio only) and converted to .mp3 using AS3 / php

Re: [Flashcoders] can audio be extracted from .flv (audio only) and converted to .mp3 using AS3?

2008-10-08 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
file and when it returns, you could pass the path of the new mp3 to the flash app for it to load it. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/8, BOYD SPEER [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Thanks , Juan! can a php script interact with this converter (or how would you hook into this from a .swf that is running

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash 10 file upload

2008-10-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
an existing API in a way that deliverately breaks existing content that has been working for years is a stupid decision and a serious lack of respect to users of the platform (end users and developers), to say the least. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/17, Merrill, Jason [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash 10 file upload

2008-10-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
to foresee a pontential problem in the first place. And it's ok, sometimes you only learn with experience; but keep this non-critical fix as what it is, an enhancement for new stuff, and don't break a ton of apps that have been deployed over three years. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/17, Zeh

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash 10 file upload

2008-10-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
and will start to fail silently when people begin to upgrade to FP 10. Sounds like a lot of fun... Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/17, Juan Pablo Califano [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I don't think that's how these kind of changes have been handled by Macromedia in the past (Dave points out good

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash 10 file upload

2008-10-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/17, Juan Pablo Califano [EMAIL PROTECTED]: PD: This moronic change affects not only already deployed content that uses FileReference programatically. It also blocks any multypart-encoded POST that contains a file. I've just tested it in FP 10. So, if you're

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash 10 file upload

2008-10-17 Thread Juan Pablo Califano
to be broken for that version (and I bet the same is true for next versions to come). So, I guess we'll just have to put up with it. But it's very frustrating. Cheers Juan Pablo Califano 2008/10/17, Dave Segal [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I'm totally with you Juan. I just discovered this issue yesterday

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