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Author: Mirza Hatipovic

calling php functions from flash

This tutorial assumes that you already have expirience with PHP or other programming languages. In this tutorial I will introduce PHP’s dynamic function construction in combination with Actionscript. This combination allows you to execute various tasks in Flash with only one PHP script.

note that this is a more theoretical explanation, it’s not a step by step tutorial. I thik it’s the better approach because the main goal of this tutorial is to show you one key PHP feature. The rest is up to you. Once you understand it, the possibilities are endless.

Assume you have a quiz application with PHP as middle layer with featues like login screen, questions, summary etc. You need to connect to a database to check the passwords, to load new questions etc. The usual way to develop this is to make sparate PHP scripts for login, etc. The more features you have in you flash app, the number of PHP scipts will grow that handle the special task.

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Added: 2002-09-17
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Mirza Hatipovic is freelance developer based in Bosnia and Hercegovina. He uses PHP, Flash, ColdFusion and XML to create dynamic web content.
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