Posts Categorized: Adobe

Flash Event.COMPLETE sometimes doesn’t fire in Firefox

I have run into some strange behaviour in Flash and Firefox recently. We had a Flash movie (AS3) that loads up, in its document classes constructor it sets a few event handlers on loaderInfo: this.loaderInfo.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE, loadComplete); this.loaderInfo.addEventListener(ProgressEvent.PROGRESS, progress); this.loaderInfo.addEventListener(IOErrorEvent.IO_ERROR, ioErrorHandler); this.loaderInfo.addEventListener(HTTPStatusEvent.HTTP_STATUS, httpStatusHandler); The problem taht seemed to be happening (most of the time, ie not… Read more »

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Adobe Air htmlLoader scales content by default

More AIR conditioning for you.. When adding a HTMLLoader to the stage the contents by default scale to the size of the window. And this is not so helpful if you want to open one up in a new window. you should be setting these properties too: stage.scaleMode = StageScaleMode.NO_SCALE stage.align = StageAlign.TOP_LEFT If you… Read more »

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Adobe Air badge install Error# 2023

Another AIR gotcha.. As well as allowing your server access to the .air filetype make sure the location to the air file is the absolute path unlike the relative path in Adobe’s own example! credit to this blog entry: http://blog.joshbuhler.com/2008/06/30/air-installer-badge-error-2032/

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Adobe Air launch at startup in Flash AS3 Class

As Adobe AIR is still relatively new, i’ll be documenting my train of thought my finds and roadblocks on Labs, it could get messy – you have been warned! Here’s another:- To force an application to launch at startup,when a user logs in, you must use this NativeApplication.nativeApplication.startAtLogin = true; When it’s used in an… Read more »

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Share and Share alike at Acrobat.com

Adobe have launched a new ‘beta’ site under the strangely title Acrobat.com. The site includes: The acquired Buzzword which is basically an online word processor that allows a collaborative approach to writing documents etc. Connect Now, which seems to be a rebranded version of Breeze, which includes screen sharing. Share, if you can imagine Drop… Read more »

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