Monthly Archives: May 2008

Potential Flash player Security Vulnerability

Malware hunters have spotted a previously unknown — and unpatched — Adobe Flash vulnerability being exploited in the wild…. read full story. Adobe in response has issued an almost definitive statement suggesting that the reported vulnerability has already been patched.

Link Button – handles keyboard more gracefully

The default LinkButton that Flex provides does not have the following capabilities turned on: 1. Showing a Hand cursor when you hover on the LinkButton 2. Handling the Mouse Enter keys to fire a click event I had a need where I needed these two capabilities all across the board and hence decided to make… Read More »

Direct access to hard disk in Flash Player 10

If you missed the announcement, Adobe is releases Flash Player 10 code named Astro. As i spent time to read through some of upcoming features there is one feature that I am very excited about. Since the day I started to work with Web Applications, I have been missing this one – You can now… Read More »

Flash player 10

Code named Astro, Flash Player 10 beta was released. Some of the key features 3D effects Custom filter and effects Advanced Text Layouts Enhanced Drawing APIs Visual Performance Improvements Direct access to local file system – read more Release notes.

Moonlight – Silverlight for Linux

Miguel de Icaza published on his blog the first public release of Moonlight, which will support Silverlight 1.0 on Linux. Moonlight is not a 1.0 release, it is a source code release for interested developers and contributors…

Icons for Flex – and these are free!!

“Silk” is a smooth, free icon set, containing over 700 16-by-16 pixel icons in strokably-soft PNG format. Containing a large variety of icons, you’re sure to find something that tickles your fancy. And all for a low low price of $0.00. You can’t say fairer than that…

Custom Button – handles keyboard more gracefully

The default Button that Flex provides does not have the following capabilities turned on: 1. Showing a Hand cursor when you hover on the button 2. Handling the Mouse Enter keys to fire a click event I had a need where I needed these two capabilities all across the board and hence decided to make… Read More »

Flex Ecosystem

As the name itself suggests, it is important for you to understand and define the Ecosystem that your Flex application should follow and work on. If you are working on a project that you want to continue to breathe and make sure that it does not falls short of any needs, it is your duty… Read More »