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Archive for August, 2007

Regular Expressions evaluation

Posted by archworx on August 23, 2007

Here are a couple of great sites for testing and evaluating regular expressions, any one of those sites can save you a ton of time of you are working with complex regular expressions

Site 1
Site 2

Thanks to the developers of these sites ūüôā

Posted in General, Nader | 9 Comments »

Passing Parameters to Flex

Posted by archworx on August 16, 2007

Adobe Flex is a great way to do Rich Internet Applications (RIA). When you need to pass a parameter the flex flash movie, you can do that simply by adding a line in the generated script tag.

...
} else if (hasRequestedVersion) {
    // if we've detected an acceptable version
    // embed the Flash Content SWF when all tests are passed
    AC_FL_RunContent(
        "src", "Main",
        "flashVars", "i=15&employeeName=xyz", // add this line with the vars you want to pass
        "width", "100%",

...

Then, in flex, you can access this parameter as follows:

application.parameters.i

Posted in El-Geish, Flex | 3 Comments »