Compiled components and Actionscript Viewer version 4

With Flash MX 2004 we can create and use Compiled components so source need not be distributed. It is good for many component developers because they need not worry about exposing their code. But when you produce your swf with the component, everything is byte code and can be translated back to Actionscript by the tools like ActionScript Viewer. Compiled components has the extension...

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Comparing components version 1 and 2: PushButton

The purpose of showing this is two fold. One is to show difference in the properties and methods exposed by the Push Button component in V1 and V2. Second is to show case how easy and useful it is to use my ActionScript() function to see what’s inside a component. I just dragged and dropped a push button on stage and named it as “_btn” then used the following code to...

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New Version of ActionScript() function for improved AS Tracing.

I’ve completely re-written my ActionScript function. For those who are hearing about it for the first time ActionScript(Object, ‘name_of_the_variable’) – gets complete reusable actionscript string of the Object including circular references. Now it takes care of special characters in properties and also shows null values properly Now the actionscript produced is more...

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Flash MX 2004 JSFL Reference

While the Macromedia’s official documentation for JSFL(The Flash JavaScript API) is not yet released, Steve Webster has put in some effort and created a reference for JSFL. Thanks for your efforts Steve! Have a look at it here!

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__bytecode__ and its use

Robin Debreuil mentioned about it in his nice new blog(Welcome Robin!) and further discussed in FlashCoders mailinglist. Using __bytecode(“SomeByteCodeHere”); in your actionscript you can inject some bytecode into swf (It will be inserted at compile time). It can be used to compactly represent some actionscript and hide the code behind in your FLA. But the swf produced is no...

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Intro to Flash MX 2004 User Group Session in Singapore

Lucian Beebe, Senior Product Manager for Flash is coming to Singapore for both the Launch of MX 2004 and this session. Date: Friday 19, September 2003 Time: 6 pm to 8 pm (right after the launch of MX 2004) Venue: Suntec City Convention Center Price: Free For more details and registration rush to Flash Move, because today is the last day for...

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Macromedia MX 2004 – Corporate Launch (Singapore)

Event Date: 19-09-2003 Start Time: 13:30 End Time: 17:30 Description: New capabilities in Dreamweaver MX 2004, Flash MX 2004 & Fireworks MX 2004 Venue : Suntec Convention Centre, Level 3, Auditorium For more details and registration visit Macromedia...

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