0
votes
1answer
85 views

When do you say “near ID” / “far ID” when using RTMFP in ActionScript 3?

I've been using RTMFP streaming for around a year in ActionScript 3, and I pretty much know the difference between a near ID and far ID. The near ID is your peer ID, and the far ID is the other guy's ...
1
vote
2answers
95 views

Coding convention question about AS3 duplicate variable definition

AS3's got some awkward rules about variable scope, due to its use of hoisting. I don't like pointlessly leaving a bunch of compiler warnings lying around, but it's more important to me for my code to ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Using ActionScript without Flash [closed]

I'm wondering if it's possible to use ActionScript without having Flash. The reason I'm asking is I used to own Flash 8, but it's been a while and I've gone through a few computers and I no longer ...
2
votes
7answers
816 views

Ideal Programmer for Client-Side HTML5 Game Development

Our next game will be built on Javascript/HTML5 Canvas rather than ActionScript/Flash. Clearly there are not enough experienced HTML5 Developers in the market (yet), so we'll need to be creative in ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Accurate/recommended approachs to tracking play length of a video

I'm working on a flash player that needs to track how long a user plays a video for. In addition, I need to know the user. I can easily do that with a request to the server. What I've thought of so ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Flash development under Ubuntu

It's unfortunate, but I'm taking this course that would require me to work in Flash CS3 (specifically programming), which would make me use windows. I'm very used to development under Ubuntu, and ...
2
votes
4answers
759 views

Do sites like goanimate, xtranormal, and animoto use Flash + ActionScript, OpenGL, or other technology?

What technology is used by sites like goanimate, xtranormal, and animoto? Especially the video compilation engine in the backend of animoto? Could HTML5 be used to do everything that's there?
8
votes
5answers
671 views

Is it better to have C developers learn Flash, than hire Flash guys?

Last year, my department developed web based gaming, and needed Flash. It was difficult to manage. The Flash guys didn't fit in regardless of skill or popularity in the office. Maybe it's prejudice ...
2
votes
3answers
696 views

Flash Player for IPTV [closed]

We have to design a flash player for three video sources of IPTV. Educational videos on the system that can be played on demand. (VOD or Video on Demand local) Streaming videos available on ...