Speech Recognition ANE – Source

As a follow on for the Speech Recognition ANE I put up for download a while back, here is the a post to give out the source files. The source can be downloaded from my BitBucket repository. If you are looking for the compiled ANE instead, click here The contents of the zip archive are, […]

New ActionScript Native Extension – Speech Recognition

Here is a Speech Native Extension that takes advantage of the Android’s speech recognition APIs. Here is what the ANE does, Provide an API to check if the feature is supported. Provide an API to launch the default speech recognition UI and capture voice input. Trigger events based on the success or failure of the […]

Native Extensions – Flash Builder Webinar

I did a webinar last Wednesday on using Native Extensions with Flash Builder. The agenda covered an introduction to Native Extensions – Rather Actionscript Native Extensions, the workflow involved in using native extensions, followed by a live demo. For those of you who haven’t had the chance to attend, Here is the link to the […]

Speaking at, Adobe Flash Platform Summit 2011

The much awaited Flash / Flex / Actionscript developer summit, the Adobe Flash Platform Summit is back again on 27th – 29th July at Bangalore, India with all new and exciting content around Devices, Experiences & Innovation. Watch out for exciting sessions around Flex for Mobile and Enterprise. Also with us this time are a […]

Mime types for a Flex Server

Here are a couple of mime-types for a server housing flex apps, Most of these maybe already defined by your hosting provider ! AIR Mime-Type : application/vnd.adobe.air-application-installer-package+zip Extension : .air FXP Mime-Type : application/x-zip Extension : .fxp

Hello World for a Flex Starter

Here is a Flex Tutorial I’m writing for a couple of my friends. While the Videos on ‘Learn Flex in a week’ and “Test drive Flex in 1 hour” serve as good tutorials, here is an application I have attempted to build, which serves as an example for a developer trying out flex for the […]

Installing the AIR SDK on Flash Builder

Here is a set of steps you need to follow to configure a new SDK on Flash Builder 4. Download the AIR SDK 1) The latest SDK can be downloaded from here : http://www.adobe.com/products/air/sdk/ 2) Navigate to /Flash_Builder_Installed_Folder/sdks 3) Find the folder named ‘4.0.0’ (Our Flex 4 SDK) and make a copy of it in […]

Flex – Validate Email Address against the Mail Server

Here is a small piece of code I wrote to demonstrate Interacting with a Command, through an Event while using a Cairngorm Framework. The application connects to a WSDL webservice via Flash Builder 4 Data/Services to validate an Email address against the Email Server. Doesn’t work well with domains with a ‘Catch-All’ email address though […]

Flash 10.1 performance – Apple VS Android

Before I start, spend a few seconds going though the links as you come across them. The Adobe VS Apple war doesn’t seem to get over. We have seen official websites taking offensive & defensive sides, numerous forums and blogs reasoning their opinion and jokes from presenters at developer conferences (Yes I mean Vic Gundotra […]