February 2008

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Tutorial – Using Google Analytics to track activity inside of a Flash or Flex AS3 application

Hi Everyone, do you develop complex AS3 applications and wonder how people interact with them? You could build yourself a webservice to which you would send event details, but then how would you visualize the data? The answer can be quite simple.

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February 24, 2008
mlegris

FlashDevelop 3.0.0 Beta 6 is out!

Hi Everyone, A side-note to start, I have been developing software for over 12 years. I started in C, then came C++, Java (6 years), C#, PHP, the whole shabang. Overall, the best IDE I’ve ever used is Intellij Idea. It is simply brilliant, or used to be some 5 years ago. It introduced Refactoring…

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February 20, 2008
mlegris

Youtube Data API AS3 – YouTubeClient functions & associated events.

Hi Everyone, Before I begin, these are past posts on the same subject: Youtube Data API in AS3 – First Tutorial Youtube Data API in AS3 is ready! and the API can be found here: http://code.google.com/p/as3-youtube-data-api/ Today I will describe what events are associated with each YouTubeClient function call. I will also describe which Feed…

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February 20, 2008
mlegris

Youtube Data API AS3 – First Tutorial

Hi everyone, In this tutorial I will demonstrate how to use the YouTube Data API AS3 Library to: search for videos using a keywords, categories and tags; demonstrate how to distinguish between feeds returned to you by the API by using the requestId; get information from the result feed, in this case a VideoFeed object….

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February 19, 2008
mlegris

Getting around the crossdomain.xml file when loading images in as3

Hi Guys, I recently had to load images on from a website that doesn’t contain a crossdomain.xml file. Although it works fine in the authoring environment, it’s quite a pain in the butt when you put it live on a website, suddenly those images don’t show up, or you can’t manipulate them.. The problem arises…

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February 19, 2008
mlegris

Youtube Data API in AS3 is ready!

Hello again, I’ve gotten to a good level in my Youtube Data API. It’s now ready for use, I would recommend testing it a bit before putting into a production environment, but for experimenting and toying around, works good!

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February 15, 2008
mlegris

Yahoo Maps API in pure AS3!

Hi everyone, good news, Yahoo Maps has published an API in pure AS3! This is great news. Click here. The past answer was using the AS2 component with an AS3 wrapper, it didn’t appeal to me at all. Here is a tutorial on how to use their new API inside of Flash CS3, cause apparently…

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February 14, 2008
mlegris

Last.FM AS3

Hi Everyone, A few months ago, while playing with my Live Discovery prototype, I decided to plug it onto Last.FM webservices in order to discover new music. It works awesome, with 5 minutes of using it I discovered about 10 new bands that I appreciate, some more than others, but still. In 5 minutes!

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February 12, 2008
mlegris

YouTube Data API ActionScript 3

Hi Everyone, so after a little research I found mostly outdated YouTube API’s out there. Even the ones on Adobe Labs refers to the pre-Google version of the YouTube API, which required a Key which you can’t get anymore. So I set on a journey, a journey to build the AS3 Client Library for the…

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February 12, 2008
mlegris