The Flash Player can talk to webservices, databases, applications and everything else using either http or AMF protocols. This section explains a few of these possibilities.
June 01st 2011 | Travis Cherry
Working with large datasets can be quite cumbersome and somewhat painful if not done properly. You risk incurring the wrath of impatient users and unresponsive servers. On top of that, creating an interactive table in…
April 19th 2011 | Dameon Bryant and Nathan Good
For businesses with traditional brick-and-mortar locations, providing patrons with driving directions to their location is a way to make these businesses easier to find. Many sites that provide such directions do so using mapping sites…
July 23rd 2005 | Jens C Brynildsen
This evening I once again learned an important lesson. The documentation in Flash MX 2004 is way better than it's predecessor, but the gold is in the comments.
December 14th 2004 | Jens C Brynildsen
I used to hate XML and all the looping across nodes to get data. Then I found a class called XMLSA, created by Max Ziebell. Using XMLSA, making a RSS news ticker/reader is easy.
July 27th 2004 | Nancy Hickman
If you work in web applications, it's just a matter of time until someone suggests, "why don't we use Flash?" With Macromedia Flash, you can create juicy, enjoyable interfaces for your users, with a unique…
May 20th 2004 | David Vogeleer
You've heard about them, how great they are to use, how they have been a long time coming. But what are they really?
December 11th 2002 | David Vogeleer
How do you connect Flash to a database? This tutorial by David Vogeleer will teach you the basics by creating a simple login system using Flash, ASP and Microsofts access database.