When it comes to my development environment I have always been really picky. I need a clean and structured interface, not to cluttered, but still adjustable to my needs. I have tested countless IDE solutions in the past, but always seem to come back to Komodo from ActiveState.
“Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate availability of Adobe Flash Player 9 Update 3 software, previously code named Moviestar. Adobe Flash Player 9 now includes H.264 standard video support, the same standard deployed in Blu-Ray and HD-DVD high definition video players, and High Efficiency AAC (HE-AAC) audio capabilities.
The latest update also features hardware accelerated, multi-core enhanced, full-screen video playback for high-resolution viewing across major operating systems and browsers. The combination of Adobe Flash Player 9 and Adobe Flash Media Server 3 (also announced today) enables the delivery of HD quality video to the broadest online audience. Adobe Flash Player 9 Update 3 is available immediately at www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer .”
“Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art — and share your creations on the web.
Scratch is designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also gaining a deeper understanding of the process of design.”
Open Flash Chart is an open source Flash charting library that allows you to draw pie, bar , line and area charts with ease.
It can be easily integrated into any project. Data can be linked from static files or directly from a dynamic file. For the dynamic integration the project provides PHP, Perl, Python and Java classes, which assist in setting up the flash object.
The website provides a bunch of examples.
“The Flash Lite 3 Developer Edition is a standalone player for supported mobile phones to allow developers to test their Flash Lite 3 applications before commercial devices start shipping with the full version of Flash Lite 3 pre-installed.”
After thinking about setting up trac as a development workspace, I decided to build the required tools myself.
I just finished the SVN integration. I also rewrote the static content handler to work more like a classic wiki enviroment, including full revision support, text diff highlight for changes and automatic page creation.
I am glad I decided to build these tools myself, as it provides me with alot more freedom and extends the framework really nicely. These things are really becoming handy, as I have been using the static content feature alot lately, for myself and customers.
preg_replace_callback – Perform a regular expression search and replace using a callback
To use this function within a class do the following:
“Sandboxie is active upstream from any infections which may occur in computers equipped with a Windows OS. This software isolates navigation files and applications functions which it redirects into a sandbox.
Downloaded files such as scripts and other programs are locked in replicas of the directories normally used. Furthermore, Sandboxie uses a copy of part of the Windows Registry in order to protect the original from malicious insertions.
Thus, the modifications carried out under the protections of Sandboxie are not effective in authentic files. Parasites and bugs that are locked in it do not affect the operating system. Any new files or changes which are to be kept should be registered outside the sandbox after having checked their validity.”
SWFAddress is a small, but powerful library that provides deep linking for Flash and Ajax. It’s a developer tool, allowing creation of unique virtual URLs that can point to a website section or an application state. SWFAddress enables a number of important capabilities which are missing in today’s rich web technologies including: