Printing Content Within Flash

Recently, I was given the challenge to make Flash in an eCard printable in all browsers through the HTML. The thing about printing an HTML page with Flash is that the default on all browsers is to suppress printout on background images as well as Flash Objects. The challenge was that both content from the HTML page and Flash content needed to print. The solution I came up with was to push all desired printed content into Flash and utilize Flash’s PrintJob Object. Continue reading…

Using JavaScript to Communicate With Flash

JavaScript to Flash

Lately I have been working on this project that requires JavaScript to communicate with the Flash on the page. It is something that I have done in the past, but this time I was running into issues that were giving me problems. Sometimes the issues were in all browsers, but many times the errors were only showing up in Internet Explorer. Here I will go through the steps to properly set up your Flash and JavaScript and explain a couple ways to avoid seemingly erroneous errors so communication between the to can take place. Continue reading…

Experiment with a Simple jQuery/CSS Clock

It may seem a bit of a basic experiment, but I thought I would experiment a bit with jQuery and create a simple clock. The concept is basic, but understanding the basics can lead to even greater discoveries. Continue reading…