Recently I upgraded my Adobe Suite to CS4 and upon launching one of the application this dialog box appears…
I have been using Adobe products for many years. From my early days in design I was using Photoshop and Illustrator, and also using Macromedia’s web design products like Flash, Dreamweaver and Fireworks which were then acquired by Adobe in 2005.
In recent years I have found the the quality of the Adobe products, particularly their web development applications, Flash, Dreamweaver and Fireworks, has been slowly getting worse.
If you have a Flash site which loads dynamically generated XML file using SSL, you may have experienced this problem.
Loading XML files in Flash over an SSL Connection fails in Internet Explorer if the Pragma:no-cache or Cache-control:no-cache HTTP headers are set on the XML file. By default, all dynamically generated files are returned by the server with the Pragma:no-cache header so that they are not cached by the browser.
To ensure that Flash loads the XML successfully, you should use the following function in PHP near the top of your code:
by Colin Moock
Colin Moock’s next book, Essential ActionScript 3.0, is now complete. It’s due to ship sometime in June, but you can read the entire manuscript through O’Reilly’s “Rough Cuts” service.
I find that O’Reilly books are an invaluable resource to help build your development knowledge and keep up-to-date with the latest technologies. They are friendly, concise and many of my skills have been built upon using the O’Reilly books as a learning resource.
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Have a go at Line Rider…
Create a scenario by drawing line for the little guy to ride along – it’s more tricky than it looks!
Just stumbled across downloads of previous versions of Flash Player which available from the Adobe web site – handy if you’re developing Flash. There is also a Flash plugin uninstaller.
If you’re not a developer, make sure you download the latest Flash plugin…