3D always give the cool feeling and be used more and more. Its advantage in products showing for commerical (@see Show Your Products In 360 Degree View In Flex). Maybe you think too difficult to do it. Don’t worry, it doesn’t means you should do it step by step by yourself. There is too many open source 3D engine free for use (@see the list of Open Source realtime 3D engine for Flash). We could create own 3D application fast at the same time don’t pay more attention on the details by these 3D engine. Away3D is one of the best engine.
We have introduced Fluorida a flex testing tool in Fluorida – An Open Source (Maybe) Auto-testing Tool for Flex/Flash . But too pity the code hasn’t been publiced by now. Never mind there is another tool which named FlexMonkey also released on Google Code. It seems has strong power on the UI module testing. What important is the code has been opened and the instruction is very detail. Then it’s easily for you to understand how to use it. Why not have a try now?
When you use the service supplied by google like Gmail, Google Calender, Google Docs, Google Maps, Google Reader and Picasa, do you think it over if could access these program by the desk application? Then the GMDesk just for you. It based on Adobe AIR, by the way it’s an open source software. If you have interesting, let’s have a try.
The module testing tool is very important for large projects. Just like CppUnit for C++ and Junit for Java…, the overall testing tool is the dream of programmers. Now I found an auto-testing tool for Flex/Flash: Fluoring. But it still in progress and has released the sample copy. Although very simple, it seems could realize the auto-testing effect.
These days there are much news about the Adobe Flash Play 10 will be released. As you know these software like Flash Player which has large power updated, the other player software or component based on it will have to updated also. For example the FancyUpload a file-input replacement which features an unobtrusive, multiple-file selection menu and queued upload with an animated progress bar. The author has done the corresponding at once.
If you are fasionable enough, you will be familior with the Twitter. Twitter is a variant of instant message which allow users to sent their own latest news and ideas to not only individual but also mobile or website. Twitter has many client for example: TweetDeck and the Toro which introduced in this article. Toro is a smill Adobe AIR-based Twitter client. Although it still in beta testing, it really very convenient to use. If you are using Twitter, why not have a try?
As you know the Flash Play 10 will be released in this month. There are many new features and improvement in it for example the 3D, text engines, pixel bender and etc.. Then someone maybe interested in the Vectors. Mr. Michael has written the difference on the vectors by comparing the code between the old and new version. If you are also excited about vector like him, you won’t miss the following text.
It is not so difficult to uninstall Adobe Air if you have the relative experience. But I still remember the first time when I tried to remove it. It really took me long time then I found it could be deleted in control panel directly. Now how about the Ubuntu? If you still remain the file *.air, then congratulation. What you do is just double click the file and choose the option Uninstall. But if you have deleted it after installed, what can you do? Please follow these steps given by wanfahmi.
Maybe your are looking for the answer : How to speed up my Flex Builder? Of course it based on the same hardware. The speed of program based on Java alway can not be satisfied. Although Eclipse has been great improved compared with other NetBean, the efficiency problem has not been solved. Of course the Flex Builder based on Eclipse also has this problem. Then if we could do something to speed up the Flex Builder? If you have better ideas don’t hesitate to let us know.If you are interested please read following article:
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I think most of people have the following experience: Sometime somebody will delete some useful files by miss in Flex builder. When it happened how disappionted you are and maybe several weeks efforts was disappeared. In fact these deleted files could be restored in Eclipse. Since Flex builder is based on Eclipse, the way could also be used.