Peng Zhang on May 9th, 2011

This post is to record the resources that I gathered in the search for a solution to detect client bandwidth. A tutorial to build a bandwidth tester with source download (on Net Tuts) A detector AS3 Class with source download Another AS3 Tester with source Yet another one with source (a library with bandwidth part [...]

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Peng Zhang on April 16th, 2011

For one of our Flash-based projects, I have asked for a MP4 video with the .H264 encoding from our videographer.  I was naturally expecting a video file ending in .mp4 file extension.  But it came back as a MOV file, which I think is also a legitimate .h264 file extension, but is it mp4 file? [...]

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I am going to try out the two approaches here tomorrow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2119070/rotationy-causes-blur-as3 This approach is just a suggestion and there is proof of concept test available. But, I am leaning towards this approach because when a new Flash player comes out that fixed the problem, this procedure seems that it will not break. http://www.flashandmath.com/flashcs4/blursol/index.html While [...]

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I encountered an issue after changing the publishing settings from Flash Player 9 to 10, where functions defined on the first frame of the timeline of a movieclip is no longer available for invocation on the same frame from scripts on the main timeline. That worked perfectly well when publishing settings were set for Flash [...]

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Flash’s FLVPlayBack Component has a weird problem: when it tries to play a FLV video, it first shows green stripes in the progress bar and takes extremely long before the video starts to show up, regardless of the connection speed and the size of the video file. The video will eventually play, but the striping [...]

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Dreamweaver has a “nice” feature that will automatically update the links in all affected files in a site when you restructure(moving files and folders around) your files and folders using it’s file browser panel. In most cases, I find this feature to be extremely useful and saves a great deal of time. But today I [...]

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