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Does my bum look big in this AS3 component?

Did a little comparison today of the AS2 components versus the AS3 components. Here’s what I found: Component AS3 AS2 Button 14Kb 26Kb Checkbox 15Kb 27Kb ColorPicker 19Kb NA ComboBox 35Kb 55Kb DataGrid 41Kb 59Kb Label 14Kb 22Kb List 29Kb

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Flash CS3 Compiler

I’m not sure why this particular feature wasn’t given a bit more airplay, but this little tidbit from the new Introducing Adobe Flash CS3 Professional article got me slightly excited: Code editor enhancements include Script Assist mode for ActionScript 3.0

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New Flash CS3 Components

I’ve just been watching the tours for a few of the new CS3 products and am wondering if anyone can shed some light on what components are included in Flash CS3? The list I have (and this is only taken

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Latest Flash Penetration stats

Seems the latest stats for December 2006 have just been published here It’s interesting to see what a difference Russia, India and Taiwan have made to the December 2006 Flash 9 stats. In all other Flash versions for December 2006,

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Flash 9 auto-update now active!

Firstly, let me wish all and sundry out there a very happy New Year! Hope you’ve got your resolutions down on paper, and have made a start on achieving them I blogged earlier about the Flash auto-update not being enabled

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It’s official!

I've finally gotten around to changing the name of my Macromedia bookmark to Adobe along with the URL it points to from macromedia.com to adobe.com So, it's official – Adobe's acquisition of Macromedia is finally complete [and now for something

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Flash auto update

Just a quickie to say that my IE version of Flash 8 hasn't auto updated itself yet. I'm guessing it's something to do with the me installing and uninstalling that plugin so many times (using Flash plugin switcher) that it

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A trip down actionscript 1.0 memory lane

I was making a few modifications on a clients Flash 6 AS 1.0 movie yesterday, and can’t believe I spent about 30 minutes debugging what I perceived to be an issue AS 1.0 has with embedding fonts. In actuality, the

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Continuing my observation of oddities and the new Flash 9 player

It seems that clicking the “About Adobe Flash Player 9…” takes me to a URL that doesn’t exist: http://www.macromedia.com/software/flash/fl4about What gives? Surely there’s a redirect from the old Macromedia site to the Adobe one? Or have a I managed to

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Weird Flash upgrade error

When visiting the standard http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/index.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash page I am geting the following displayed in Firefox: Here’s a link to a screen grab Am assuming it’s something to do with the migration from Flash 8 to 9… is anyone else seeing this

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