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Author: Nuno Mira | Website:

Image Generation with AS3 and PHP

Minimum Flash version:

ActionScript version:

Accompanying thread:

Available for download here

Other requirements:
A PHP enabled server
Base64 encoding library (e.g.: this one).
JPG encoding library (e.g.: the one available in the AS3CoreLib)

What you'll learn:

You'll learn how to capture an image, a screen shot of a MovieClip in your Flash Application as BitmapData.
You'll learn how to encode this BitmaData properly in order to send it to the PHP Script that will generate and save the JPG image on your server.


You have a drawing application for a contest and you want to save each participation and post it to Facebook.
You have an image manipulation application and the final image can be saved on the server or sent via email.

» Level Intermediate

Added: 2011-03-31
Rating: 2.75 Votes: 4
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» Author
Nuno Mira has been a Flash Developer for 9 years. He loves teaching, and learning. When he isn't coding he may be surfing or snowboarding.
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