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Boost Flash with Stage Quality
One of my favourite tricks to gain some extra power from flash is to use the proper stage quality at runtime. Most of the developers ignore this important setting as it were only used in the context menu, but trust me it can squeeze out some serious resources for your projects. So, what does stage quality basically do? It applies simply an antialiasing to the whole stage and it seems to be a heavy process for the player.
There are four levels of stage quality: LOW, MEDIUM, HIGH, BEST. Since there is no point in doing half…
Load Flickr Images inside Flash
Have you ever wondered why you cannot load your flickr photos directly inside your flash apps? Unless the components have been built to support flickr natively you probably need to modify the classes on your own to enable it. One of the most tedious tasks when working with flash is to configure the security policies properly and this includes also flickr photos.
First of all you need to understand that Flash has it's own sandbox where it has it's own security rules. Keep sure you also enabled your embed parameters to allow always script execution. It won't…