Monthly Archives: November 2009


Installing FDT

A friend asked me today , "Is installing FDT difficult?" No not at all,and in fact with the standalone version of the software it is as easy as installing any other software. Don't let the fact that it is build on top of eclipse scare you, but if fact that should not scare you! We [...]

By | 2009-11-25T06:20:38+00:00 November 25th, 2009|FDT|0 Comments

Setting up Flash Remoting with AS 3 & ColdFusion

Setting up flash remoting with actionscript 3.0 and ColdFusion Create a fla, call it remoting(or something that makes sense to you). In the actions, type the following code import*; var gateway:NetConnection = new NetConnection(); var responder:Responder=new Responder(onResult,onFault); function onResult(responds:Object):void { trace("cfc result"+":"+" "+responds.toString()); } function onFault(responds:Object):void { //loop over the fault structure for [...]

By | 2009-11-20T07:52:24+00:00 November 20th, 2009|Actionscript 3.0, ColdFusion, Flash Remoting|1 Comment

loading external images

to load an image in flash is easy and only take a few lines of actionscrit var myLoader:Loader = new Loader(); myLoader.contentLoaderInfo.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE, onLoaded); var fileRequest:URLRequest = new URLRequest("myImage.jpg"); myLoader.load(fileRequest); function onLoaded(e:Event) { // the image is now loaded, so let's add it to the display list! addChild(myLoader); } I used the above image, [...]

By | 2009-11-20T06:11:19+00:00 November 20th, 2009|Actionscript 3.0|0 Comments

FDT Bloggers

I am starting a list of all bloggers out there you use & blog about their experiences using FDT! If you blog about FDT, please leave a comment so I can add you to the list! Also, I am starting a flash blogging  aggregator service for a one stop for everything flash, and for sure [...]

By | 2009-11-18T07:38:34+00:00 November 18th, 2009|Blog, FDT|6 Comments

Setting up a flash development environment with FDT

I would like to let you know in December the Hawaii Flash User Group will be hosting a FDT event here in Honolulu , and so if you are new to FDT, thinking about trying it, or a pro using FDT come check out our event. This meeting will also be recoreded, so in the [...]

By | 2009-11-12T05:53:42+00:00 November 12th, 2009|FDT, Hawaii|2 Comments

FDT Challenge

I have a challenge for all new commers to actionscript 3. If you are to the point where the flash IDE is getting on your nerves, if you are not there yet, trust me you will be! Check out the FREE 30 day trial of FDT, and at the end of this 30 days if [...]

By | 2009-11-12T05:43:25+00:00 November 12th, 2009|FDT|5 Comments

FDT – Best Actionscript editor

This is the first post that I will doing in a series about blogging about my favorite actionscript editor FDT. I highly recommend using FDT for your actionscript 3.0 projects! FDT brings many high level development features, such as Code Templates Quick Fixes Organize Imports Code Formaters Code Completion Refactoring AS Docs AS 3 & [...]

By | 2009-11-12T05:34:52+00:00 November 12th, 2009|FDT|0 Comments

checking your actionscript version

Here is a script to check which version of actionscript your swf is var request:URLRequest=new URLRequest("project.swf"); var loader:Loader=new Loader(); loader.contentLoaderInfo.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE,onComplete); loader.load(request); function onComplete(evt:Event):void {,onComplete); trace("actionscript version - "; }

By | 2009-11-07T05:29:40+00:00 November 7th, 2009|Actionscript 3.0|0 Comments