Category: Flash/Actionscript

Flash Debug Logging

Flash debug output can be captured to a log file, as described by Mark Walters here: http://yourpalmark.com/2005/07/01/trace-from-the-browser-using-standard-trace/. On OS X You can then display that output in Console.app. I’ve set up two aliases in my bash profile to do so: [code] alias trace=’open -a /Volumes/[HARD DRIVE NAME]/Applications/Utilities/Console.app/ /Users/[USERNAME]/Library/Preferences/Macromedia/Flash\ Player/Logs/flashlog.txt’ alias cleartrace=’cat /dev/null > /Users/[USERNAME]/Library/Preferences/Macromedia/Flash\ Player/Logs/flashlog.txt’ […]

FDT 3.5

Finally installed FDT 3.5 yesterday. I don’t write Flex Apps, so the MXML support is nice to see but doesn’t really affect me. I noticed a lot more templates, and today I was pleased to see that the quick fix to rename a class also automatically renames the constructor if it is present. It always […]