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Mar 25 2009

AS3 | Flash | Tips

Common Flash Compiler Errors: #1046

This error shows the following in the Compiler Errors window: 1046: Type was not found or was not a compile-time constant: [Class name]. Quick Answer and Solution Where I have “[Class name]” above you will have any number of names listed, for example it may say Event, Sprite, TextField, etc. What this means is you [...]

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Mar 19 2009

Commentary | News

The ever-evolving interactive web space: Microsoft’s Silverlight initiative, Google’s love of JavaScript, Adobe’s comfortably massive Flash Platform

Microsoft’s Web design and development conference, MIX09, is currently happening in Las Vegas, Nevada. As is tradition with major corporate-backed events such as this one, a slew of new products were released. Of note is the Silverlight 3 beta (available here, but it sounds like it is very much a preview). The new features are [...]

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Mar 19 2009

AS3 | Flash | Tips

Common Flash Compiler Errors: #1042

This error shows the following in the Compiler Errors window: 1042: The this keyword can not be used in static methods. It can only be used in instance methods, function closures, and global code. Quick Answer and Solution Most likely you are you using the keyword “this” inside a class file, but it is not [...]

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Mar 14 2009

Drupal | Programming | Tips

2 invaluable Drupal development tips: list all available variables and backtrace a page

The Drupal Devel module includes some invaluable functions that make working with Drupal much much easier. A short list of these functions can be found at this post. One of these is the dpm() command (which I would guess stands for “Drupal Print Message,” or at least that’s how I remember it). Given an array [...]

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Mar 13 2009

AS3 | Flash | Tips

Common Flash Compiler Errors: #1126

This error shows the following in the Compiler Errors window: 1126: Function does not have a body. Quick Answer and Solution By double-clicking on the error it will take you to the offending line of code. This error commonly happens when the end of line designator “;” is placed at the end of a function [...]

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