Reading time: 1 – 2 minutes This is just a quick example of how to add a background colour to a label control in AS3. Most people don’t know, but the label component has a TextField inside of it. What that means is that you can basically use all of the available methods within the [...]
As some of you might have noticed, I have been building some mobile applications lately on my spare time specifically for the Blackberry Playbook. They are mainly built in Adobe Air using Actionscript 3 and Blackberry’s Tablet SDK.
On my latest application, I have found the need for a database, as it needs to store lots of user input data. The first option that comes to mind is SQLite, as it’s very simple to integrate, and has native support.
I will show here an integration example, and focus on a caveat I found while trying to use it on a real device.
Reading time: 1 – 2 minutes I’m building a new Blackberry Playbook app, and when starting to work with internationalization, I got stuck with a bug that wouldn’t go away. I’m pretty sure this won’t just affect just this kind of application, but anything that is built using Flash Builder and requires resource bundle files. [...]
Reading time: < 1 minute Ok, I know I’m late on this, but I just thought I’d register here that Adobe Flash Player 10.2 has just been released on the Adobe Labs this week. A few of it’s key features are: Stage Video hardware acceleration Internet Explorer 9 hardware accelerated rendering support Native custom mouse [...]
Reading time: 1 – 2 minutes I know it must be pretty old news by now that Matt Gifford has written a book called Object-Oriented Programming in ColdFusion. I’ve been approached by the folks at Packt last week and asked to read it and write a review about the book. I’m still waiting for it [...]