9867 readersWay back in 2008, Adobe announced that Flex would be available as an open source project under the Mozilla license. I was wondering how that would affect the work I was doing to create Flextras; and I poured through the license and blogged my interpretation and how things affected me. Now that Flex is being
2009 readersAdobe have announced tonight, via Robert Scoble and the ScobleShow that they are opening up the Flex platform under a Mozilla Public License (an Open Source license). Flex is a group of technologies (much similar to .NET or J2EE etc.) that provides a more programmer-friendly development environment for Flash, rather than a graphics-driven environment that
1590 readersStop Coding! Did you know that Flex incremental compiler performance varies based on what you change in a class? (Of course! What am I smoking!?) In both Flex 3 and 4, when you make a code change in an ActionScript class, the incremental compilation invalidates the build data (CompilationUnit) for the class you touched and
48942 readersWe have just released a Flash Player 11.3 update to resolve an issue affecting Firefox users. Several users have reported issues when using Flash Player 11.3 with Mozilla Firefox 13, both of which were released within a few days of one another earlier this month. We’ve been working closely with Mozilla to diagnose and resolve these issues, which had
2921 readersFlex 4 introduces a new compiler option, –compiler.omit-trace-statements. The purpose of this compiler option is to remove trace() calls from your code when compiling in release (not debug) mode. How does this work? Well, let’s take a look at the compiler code. First of all, where should you start? Usually, when trying to track down
2753 readersStubled across an AS3 compiler bug that I've seen before, but couldn't find a good explanation via Google for. If you get the above error, make sure you don't initialize an "int" to "null". Changing it from: public function Quad( w:Number, h:Number, color:int = null ) to: public function Quad( w:Number, h:Number, color:int = undefined
3074 readersAs you might have heard, we released earlier this week Flash Builder and Flex 4.5. Part of this release is a new product called Flash Builder for PHP 4.5. This is something you should make sure you try if you are a PHP and Flash/Flex developer. So what...
2643 readersThe Flex 4.5 SDK compiler is slightly faster and more conservative about memory compared to its previous version. There are a couple of small changes that a developer can make to speed up compilation. One of them involves a new compiler option and othe...
2022 readersI’m going to present at the Flex User Group meetings in Toronto and Ottawa this month (2010/06) and in Washington DC next month (2010/07). Title: In-depth look at the Flex compiler and HFCD Agenda: Basic architecture of the Flex compiler Compiler extensibility Overview of the Flex compiler API HellFire Compiler Daemon(HFCD) Toronto (June 10th, 2010):
4523 readersThe default blue background color in Flex 3, set while the application is loading, is pretty annoying in my opinion. You can change it easily by setting the default background color property in Flex Builder. You can do this by selecting the project, then right click and choose Properties. Go to Flex Compiler and then
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