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  • AIR for iOS Taking & Uploading Photos

    AIR for iOS Taking & Uploading Photos

    Posted by FIZIX Richard on Wed 11th July 2012 4:22pm

    This tutorial takes you through the process of taking a photo or selecting one from the camera roll & uploading it to your server on iOS devices; so iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. While the code is shown throughout you can grab the whole source code from our PasteBin linked at the end of the article.

    A short while back we were asked by one of our clients to add a feature to one of their iPad ...

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  • Custom Context Menus in Flash (AS3)

    Custom Context Menus in Flash (AS3)

    Posted by FIZIX Richard on Sat 15th November 2008 7:22pm

    When you right click a Flash movie you will see a standard context menu with options such as quality, zoom and so on. You can actually customize this menu to add new items and hide items. So you could add a copyright statement that links back to your copyright policy or you could hide the standard controls. It's all quite useful really & there are a few things you can do.

    You can hide stand...

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  • Search Engine Optimizing Your Flash Site & More

    Search Engine Optimizing Your Flash Site & More

    Posted by FIZIX Richard on Wed 15th October 2008 1:15pm

    In this article we will be discussing SEO, accessibility and general best practices for rich internet applications built using Flash. We're quite vocal about our feelings on the suitability of Flash for websites; that being, we should not write off an entire platform because it isn't perfect but as developers should seek solutions to the problems. Before we begin, we are not advocating that Flash ...

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  • Getting browser features to work in Flash

    Getting browser features to work in Flash

    Posted by FIZIX Richard on Tue 7th October 2008 5:24pm

    In this article we will be discussing deep linking in Flash web applications, implementing browser features and addressing accessibility issues. When looking at the suitability of Flash for websites one of the big problems that comes up time and time again is the lack of support for basic browser features. The problem with Flash is that it cannot natively support the basic features of web browsers...

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