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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.


Displaying Large Datasets in an Interactive Table

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…

Skill: Advanced Code: Actionscript 3 Category: Loading dataPHPRich Internet Applications (RIA)

Integrate Google Maps into your application

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…

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 3 Category: Loading dataWeb Services

An evening with sendAndLoad, PHP and LiveDocs

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.

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2 Category: Loading data.NET and ASPPHP

Reading news feeds with XMLSA

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.

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2 Category: Loading dataXML

Getting Across to Flash with Java

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…

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2 Category: Loading dataJava

Web Services, it’s about time.

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?

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2 Category: Loading dataWeb Services

Building a simple login page with Flash MX, ASP and Microsoft Access

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.

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 1 Category: Loading data.NET and ASP

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