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 […]

One of the things that I played around several years ago was the GD library, which allows image manipulations and creations on the server-side. I have always want to automate repetitive things such as creating glossy-icons for web-pages.  Basically I want to automate the process of converting: From this To this: I wasn’t sure if […]

It is quite annoying for us developers that getting the numeric user id when that user has a vanity URL. Granted that for user’s that hasn’t set their own (vanity) URL names, this is easy, just login and see the URL bar, which will be something like https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=NUMERIC_ID. But for user that has vanity URL, […]

Glossy Icons Creator
August 13, 2011

Convert your icons into glossy version, instantly! Javascript must be enabled in your browser to use this tool. Please upload one image only at a time, JPG, PNG and GIF are supported. For best result, use square images. To save the result, right-click on the image and do “Save As” (rename the php extension with […]

If you have read my previous post about this subject here, then consider this a bug-fix or an update. Posting to user’s wall is easy enough but what about if you want an application to post, say user accomplishment (such as High Scores or user achievements) onto the application page? The process is actually straightforward. […]

One of the most common layout is the three-sections-layout where an application contains a Header section on top, a Content section in the middle, and a Footer section in the bottom.  The Header section may contain the application title and the Footer may contain advertisement, buttons, or tabs. For example in the game below, I am using […]

Packt Publishing is offering exclusive discounts. Read their press release here: July, 2011 Packt Open Source announce exclusive discount offers on best-selling books Packt Open Source has this week announced a series of discounts on its selection of best selling Open Source books. Readers will be offered exclusive discounts off the cover price of selected print books and eBooks for […]

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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 […]