Create New Project from Git Source in Flash Builder

Nowadays, more and more open source projects are hosted on Github – amongst others some great Actionscript-based projects. Actually, Git makes it simple to clone and import a working project to which you can actually commit changes (at least to your cloned, local repository). However, I found it quite complicated to get from the git […]

Recognize DisplayObject Transform Matrix Change Event in Flash AS3

If another object changes the transformation matrix of a DisplayObject, the DisplayObject has no means to recognize that it has been transformed, as it is transformed automatically. E.g., there is no kind of TRANSFORMATION_MATRIX_CHANGED event that is dispatched on the DisplayObject. If your DisplayObject still should react on a change of its transformation matrix, a […]

Remove ‘View Source’ from Adobe Air Debug Context Menu in Flash Builder

Recently I wondered how I can get rid of that “View Source” entry in the context menu of Adobe Air as I wanted to add my own context menu there. It turned out that I had to remove all the source folder entries in the project’s run configuration (see in the image above).

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 […]

Save XML and text files from Flash to your HD with AS3 and PHP

In this post I’ll show how to save a file from AS3 to your local HD. In another post I’ve explained how to load a file from HD to Flash. For a project I’ve been looking around for a decent solution to the problem of saving a text file (to be more precise XML file) […]