7840 readersIn this Quick Tip, I will show you how to build a contact form using PHP and ActionScript 3. We’ll learn how to pass variables from Flash to PHP and alert the owner by sending either an email or an SMS text message. Step 1: Setting up the Document The first thing to do is
1911 readersOk, today's example is a Flex/AS3 one. Basically, when you deal with xml documents with namespaces it can be painful to search through the document. In this example, the person is stripping out the namespace info with regex before converting to an xml list to handle the data. What went wrong here? public function result(response:Object):void
1571 readersA few days ago I spotted a Twitter conversation between Simon Whatley and Christian Heilmann which brought YQL back into my mind. In case you don't know, YQL stands for Yahoo Query Language is 'an expressive SQL-like language that lets you query, filter, and join data across Web services'. In short, it's a sort of
7665 readersIn this Quick Tip you’ll learn how to use Flash’s ExternalInterface function and add a bit of jQuery to create a “light switch” which dims the web page. This is really effective for use with video players, slideshows etc. Introduction To create this light switch we will be using the ExternalInterface command in Flash. We’ll
2150 readershere's a quick code snippet to replace windows-style line breaks (CRLF, or carriage return, line feed) with a standard actionscript new line character. var newText:String = oldText.replace(/\r\n/g, "\n"); and here's a snippet to replace all multiple line breaks with a single new line character: var newText:String = oldText.replace(/[\r\n]+/g, "\n"); for example, the preceding code would
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