The app is a jigsaw game built with Adobe AIR.  Now available in Amazon App Store, Nook App Store, and iTunes, as well as Samsung Apps. There are two dozen pictures included in the app.  What’s also cool is that on most devices you can import your own photos and the app will turn them into jigsaw puzzles.  That […]

Well, after procrastinating for a while, I finally published my first iTunes Mac App Store app, which you can see here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/jigsaw-summer-joy-puzzles/id659813149?ls=1&mt=12.  This is not a mobile app, but a desktop version built for Mac OS  from the same code base that has been used for mobile builds here: https://itunes.apple.com/eg/app/jigsaw-summer-joy-puzzles/id659813149?mt=12.   I want to share my experience in […]

Background This is a quick walk trough on how to use ANE (AIR Native Extension) in Flash Professional CS5.5. I assume you know what ANE is, but if you want, you can read Abode’s overview here http://help.adobe.com/en_US/air/extensions/index.html. ANE it basically a method to call native code from within Adobe AIR applications. To use Native Extension, […]

Background Captive Runtime is introduced in AIR 3.0 and it allows the AIR runtime to be packaged with your APK so that when user starts the Android version of your application, the user is no longer required to download and install the AIR runtime (this happens if the user does not already have the same […]

Here’s the Press Release I received from them: Integrate Flash applications with Facebook using Packt’s new book Packt is pleased to announce Flash Facebook Cookbook, a new book that will teach developers to work with the key Graph API objects and their social connections, using the Facebook ActionScript 3 SDK. Written by James Ford, this […]

This is intended as a beginner How To guide to create an Android application with Adobe AIR platform. The resulting application is akin of a Hello World application that doesn’t do much. Frankly the basic of writing an Android AIR app is quite straightforward and there’s not much to mention here beyond the basic. Consider […]

Here’s a small class that does string substitution, inspired by printf function in C. You can pass an Object into the function and it will search and replace the content of stringwith values of the objects. Parameters: stringFormat is a String object that you want to fill with replacements. substituteData is an Object containing the […]

UPDATE: This guide is not functional at this time due to changes to OAUTH 2.0 on the Facebook.com. See: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/javascript/FB.getAuthResponse/. I might revise it in the future, but right now I’m disgusted by of all these Facebook API changes. ########################################### Here’s an example of a Flash SWF that allows you to browse images (and swfs) from […]

Updates Facebook requires the use of OAUTH2.0 nowadays. Some of the changes required are: session is now called authResponse. getSession is replaced with getAuthResponse. perms is now called scope. The zip file linked below has these changes (there are changes in .as and .html side and in the first frame of the example .FLA). Please […]

This is an example application that allows you to save images from Flash into user’s hard drive. It requires Flash player 10 to work. This example is written in Flash CS4 but should work in CS5. The same technique can also be adapted to use in Flex 3.3 and newer. You need to target Flash […]

Here’s the example files for http://www.permadi.com/blog/2011/02/using-facebook-graph-api-in-flash-as3-to-post-to-photo-album/: /tutorial/as3-save-photo-to-facebook-album/as3-save-photo-to-facebook-album.zip Remember to change the APP_ID with your own APP_ID in order to make it work on your server domain (i.e.: the APP_ID in the FLA and client_id in the index.php).  You can rename the index.php to index.html if you are not using php. The example is written in Flash […]

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