Flex Does Not Find Resource Bundles

Recently I had the problem that my Flex code, which used the ResourceManager, would not find the resource bundle, which contained all resources for my application. However, the application compiled but it would always crash whenever the first time a resource should be loaded. I checked my compiler arguments a 1000 times but everything was […]

fiducialtuioas3 Now Supports Pure TCP TUIO Messages

Important: I discontinued the work for fiducialtuioas3. If you are starting a new project, consider using our new AS3 Tuio library Tuio AS3. As you most certainly came here because you want to use fiducials in AS3 find the according Tuio AS3 fiducial howto here. fiducialtuioas3 now supports pure TUIO messages via TCP. The bridge […]

Load XML and text files from your HD into Flash with AS3 and PHP

In this post I’ll show how to load a file with a file chooser dialog from your local HD into an Internet Flash application in your browser. In another post I’ve explained how to save a file to HD from Flash. With a little workaround it is possible to load files into Flash in a […]

Twitter AS3 library TwitterScript Flex Example

I have been looking around for Actionscript 3 libraries for the retrieval of data via the very nice Twitter API. Basically, TwitterScript seems to be a good choice for a Twitter Flash library as it wraps Twitter query URLs and packs the XML results automatically in arrays. However, as so often with Actionscript libraries there […]

Touchlib’s TUIO Actionscript 3 Classes Enhanced With Fiducial Support (Source Code)

Important: I discontinued the work for fiducialtuioas3. If you are starting a new project, consider using our new AS3 Tuio library Tuio AS3. As you most certainly came here because you want to use fiducials in AS3 find the according Tuio AS3 fiducial howto here. In his Bachelor thesis Frederic Frieß enhanced the original Touchlib […]

Remove Adobe Air Status Bar (in Flex Builder) [Update]

This is something so simple but it took me hours to figure it out (actually I do not know why): I wanted to remove the status bar from my Adobe Air application window. I use Flex Builder to develop my Air application. I wanted to remove the status bar in the bottom of the window […]

Create Thumbnail Images from Flash Video FLVs Folder with Bash Script

I’ve had the problem that I wanted to show a list of Flash videos in a Flex application and I want to show a sample picture of each video. As I have got only the videos stored in a folder and have no jpegs of them, I want to generate those sample jpegs, one for […]

How to Generate Thumbnails with Adobe Air

This article from Kevin Hoyt’s blog has been a hell of a lot useful for me. It describes how thumbnails can be generated on the fly of high-res images with Adobe Air and how they can be saved to HD. As some code is missing in Kevin’s tutorial, here is the code of two Adobe […]