Archive for the ‘ActionScript 2’ Category

FGS2012 and GDC: Flash and Xbox LIVE!

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Just in case you haven't been keeping up with the news; there was a pretty cool announcement from GDC for Flash and HTML5/Javascript developers. Microsoft revealed Xbox LIVE Web Games which means they're opening up the Xbox LIVE platform to web game developers. Microsoft will provide an API for making web service calls into the XBL platform. API's will be available for ActionScript 2, ActionScript 3 and also Javascript. (more…)

ExternalInterface Bug in IE 9 Beta – Update

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

I decided to take the IE 9 beta for a spin a few months back and discovered something most unpleasant: ExternalInterface calls are busted by Microsoft's new browser. (more…)

GUID Generation with ActionScript 2

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Earlier in the year I had to generate a GUID from within Flash for a project at work. The project had to be in ActionScript 2 and I was able to find a very helpful class at designscripting. This class handled the actual GUID creation nicely and all seemed well at first. However, after a few months, we started seeing something odd in the reports: we had several thousand duplicate id's coming in. (more…)

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