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    You can consume XML using Flex very easily. ...

    You can consume XML using Flex very easily.

    You will want to make a REST Web Service - relax REST is what you have been doing your whole life, assuming you know how to code PHP.

    $xml = "";...
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    You have all managed to miss my original point...

    The problem I ran into was that 3DFA did not seem to transmit the XML to the PHP server at all.

    I have successfully used Flash based languages that can and do transmit objects to a PHP server so...
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    Okay but if what you said about 3DFA is accurate...

    Okay but if what you said about 3DFA is accurate then 3DFA is poorly documented.

    As a programmer who codes just about every language that's been available since the mid 70's I can tell you it is...
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    Flex not for the artistic ?!?

    It would not be difficult to make Flex 2 into a more artistic tool.

    A little Painter App that can capture mouse-strokes and turn them into some XML that can be imported into a Sprite subclass and...
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    Use Flex Builder 2 SDK to power 3DFA !

    The Adobe Flex Builder 2 SDK is FREE !

    3DFA is a nice platform for doing on-off Flash prototypes.

    3DFA needs a more powerful ActionScript 3 scripting engine.

    Why not use the FREE Adobe Flex...
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    Help with XML and PHP using 3DFA ?!?

    I have been trying to use the following function :

    _xmlDoc.send ("url-goes-here");

    To transmit an XML doc from a 3DFA Flash to a PHP server.

    I have tried every variation of this I can think...
  7. Well I am making your $50 mini into what I need...

    Well I am making your $50 mini into what I need it to be however I am noting what it cannot do well and I am working around it anyway.

    I prefer to keep my feet on the ground when working with...
  8. yes, 3DFA is simple however the fact that it is...

    yes, 3DFA is simple however the fact that it is simple also means it is not useful once the designed level of simplicty has been exceeded.

    Bugs also tend to limit usefulness.

    Whether or not the...
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    3DFA cannot do the following: * 3DFA cannot...

    3DFA cannot do the following:

    * 3DFA cannot use the Net Connection Object !
    * 3DFA cannot use ActionsScript 2.0 !
    * 3DFA cannot directly interface with the Flash Media Server !
    * 3DFA cannot...
  10. Well I am trying and I can assure you 3DFA is NOT...

    Well I am trying and I can assure you 3DFA is NOT the vehicle one would want to use to produce a Flash-only site that is every bit as capable as any data-centric site would have to be in order to be...
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    Okay, that is slick for 3DFA. The problem with...

    Okay, that is slick for 3DFA.

    The problem with 3DFA is that it is also very limited for communicating outside the Flash which means 3DFA ain't gonna be the thing you use to connect to your...
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    3DFA is still unable to deal with dynamically loaded SWF's

    3DFA is not able to show the 2 dynamically loaded SWF's when viewed using 3DFA in run mode.

    Flash player does show both slider movies however the slider on the right is non-functional; the thumb...
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    Slider on right does not function !

    3DFA is not able to show the 2 dynamically loaded SWF's when viewed using 3DFA in run mode.

    Flash player does show both slider movies however the slider on the right is non-functional; the thumb...
  14. 3DFA Fails to work the same as Flash Pro 8

    This is a prime example of when 3DFA just fails to work the same as Flash 8 Pro.

    The goal is to dynamically load 2 swf's.

    Notice the attached FLA that does work and the 3DFA movie that fails. ...
  15. Flash Pro 8 makes 3DFA work better !

    Recently I had a real problem trying to get 3DFA to dynamically load a SWF - 3DFA would crash to desktop or simply refuse to load the SWF.

    Did I give up ? No way ! I love Flash way too much to...
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    Dynamically load a SWF using 3DFA ?

    I have tried numerous times to Dynamically load a SWF using 3DFA but every time I try to load a SWF 3DFA freaks out and refuses to show the SWF.

    Does anyone have any code samples they might share...
  17. Towers of Hanoi - Flash Demo using 3DFA

    I just finished working on my latest 3DFA project - the Towers of Hanoi.

    I had some interest in looking at this classic Computer Science puzzle so I though of using 3DFA as a quick way to whip it...
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    Okay since Pacman seems to be the problem I will...

    Okay since Pacman seems to be the problem I will refrain from touching it. I seriously doubt anyone would want to bother playing Pacman in any competitive manner so there is no need to track high...
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    Reusing 3DFA Content

    Yes, I appreciate your feedback however several days ago I attempted to republish my favorite games from 3DFA since at that time I was in love with the product and then a few hooligans chose to be...
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    Republishing the Asteroids game

    I have implemented the High Score Tracking system, the same one I posted a few days ago, but with some changes due to a Keyboard Object bug.

    I have posted a statement at the top of the updated...
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    3DFA Keyboard Bug ?

    I have a Movie Clip that accepts user input using an entry field that seems to disable Keyboard object events after the Movie Clip has finished accepting user input.

    How do I force the Keyboard...
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