Enabling Flash Links in Director

It’s time for Director again (time for Director MX in fact!). Somebody sent me a mail asking why the getURL functions which are supposed to open the links are failing when we embed the flash movie in director? The reason is simple, both getURL and FSCommand are methods for flash to communicate to the container application. When we embed the flash file in a HTML page Flash plugin for the...

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Director projectors for Pocket PC!

Werner Sharp has just announced a public beta of the “Export to Pocket PC Xtra” for Director 8/8.5. This Xtra will actually take your .DIR and convert it into eMbedded Visual C++ code that will then compile in the freely available eVC IDE from Microsoft. All your Lingo and cast members are converted into eVC code and assets, and compiled into a native Pocket PC application. For...

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