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Archive for October, 2008

I wanted to put this little tidbit out for boosting Flex Builder’s performance on all platforms.  I was ecstatic when I got my new desktop this past June (quad-core, 12MB cache, etc., etc.) and the build process flew.  It was awesome (see complaints in previous post about my laptop seeming like a dinosaur in comparison), […]

Saturday, October 25th, 2008 at 19:54 0 comments

I’ve been needing a Mac for some time, if for nothing more than to test my AIR applications (I’ve run into a few quirks with some of the AIR specific features of Flex between OS X and Windows).  The original plan was to get a Mac Mini this Christmas, until my brother told me he […]

Saturday, October 25th, 2008 at 19:04 0 comments

Head First Design Patterns by Eric and Elizabeth Freeman was great.  The designers of the series really tout their method of presenting the material as being on the cutting-edge, and although I can’t speak for everyone, the the content really got through to me. I took a class a few semesters back that had design […]

Monday, October 13th, 2008 at 21:10 0 comments

After using this blog theme for a few months, I should have known… When I was transferring some of the blogs from my CS 462 labs (which, incidentally, contained a lot of XML) I noticed that this theme was tenacious in the way it ate my angle brackets. Apparently Flex Builder doesn’t like them either when […]

Monday, October 13th, 2008 at 20:22 0 comments

I started this post a few months ago while I was working on an AIR application that uploads files to a remote server (by way of an upload script).  I ran into this error, Error #2044: Unhandled IOErrorEvent; text=Error #2038: File I/O Error,  which caused me considerable grief until I discovered the simple solution.  I got […]

Monday, October 13th, 2008 at 19:58 7 comments