MTASC 1.04 released

With the new version of MTASC many things are improved but again you have to change some parts of your code where the compiler behaviour changed.

My changes to compile with 1.04:
mx/events/ -> “==” should be “=”

Add the following classes from DataSet.swc to your mx-classpath (rename swc to zip, extract, rename asi to as and remove packagename):

The […]

ActionStep Component Framework

ActionStep is an ActionScript 2.0 component framework for Flash. There isn’t published anything yet but the approach sounds just like a very nice solution. Instead of handling symbols and classes like the Flash V2 components ActionStep plans to handle all by code and by heavy drawing I guess. Focus of course another time for the opensource […]

MTASC & V2 Components

I have a very large Flash projects which I liked to compile with MTASC.
The projects uses quite every V2 component including the Data Components, the Slider component from a DRK and the TabBar component.

The problem is, that not all components provide a source Actionscript file which is required for compilation with MTASC.

I had to extract the […]


The open source tools around flash are growing:
swfmill can convert swf to xml and backward. I just tested it with a simple jpeg in a swf and it worked as expected.

From the README:

swfmill is a tool to process Shockwave Flash(TM) (SWF) files.
It can convert SWF from and to an XML-dialect called “swfml”,
which is closely modeled after […]

MXNA 2.0 beta

The Macromedia weblog aggregator MXNA (Macromedia XML News Aggregator) 2.0 is now in beta. The new features look like a real benifit.
I just submitted this weblog and I am looking forward to be aggregated.

From my point of view MXNA and fullasagoog are the best resources to get the latest news on Flash and other Macromedia and […]

Riva FLV Encoder 2.0

The new Riva FLV Encoder 2.0 was released.
The main new features are the support of FLV 1.1, Crop / Padding, rudimentary cutting with startoffset and duration and drag-n-drop. A great thank you to Norman Timmler from inlet media who developed the FLVTool2, a ruby application which adds metadata to a FLV to support the FLV 1.1 […]