trace() to get the latest code in Flash CS6

Sometimes, developing Adobe Air desktop applications in Flash CS6 doesn't reflect the latest code updates in ActionScript. I added trace() statements in code to debug, and that resulted in correct behavior of the application.

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A Strange Bug in AS3 CheckBox

I use AS3 checkbox and change its label in Flash CS6. In AS code, I update the selected state of the checkbox but it's not working. I remove it and use a new checkbox without changing its label. And I change the selected state of the checkbox in AS code, and it works. Why??

ComboBox in Flash CS6 seems to have bug

I am developing an Adobe Air desktop application for Windows. I use ComboBox component in Flash CS6. A movie clip in Flash CS6 is linked to an ActionScript class. In constructor method, I call length property, selectedItem property of ComboBox but runtime error occurs. I change to radio buttons instead. I love Flash & ActionScript, and … Continue reading ComboBox in Flash CS6 seems to have bug

Sound file format for Adobe Air Desktop App

Adobe Air desktop app can play only mp3 format sound files. In contrast, a Cocoa app can play many other formats in addition to mp3. There's a good Online Audio Converter here.

Application Descriptor File Cannot be Parsed error in Flash CS6

I found an answer here. Try to open your FLA-file from a mapped drive instead of a network drive. I got the same error when my file path was a network drive (\network\path), but dragging the file into an empty Flash instance from Total Commander made the file-path change to S:\myfolder\ and then the problem … Continue reading Application Descriptor File Cannot be Parsed error in Flash CS6