After doing quite a bit of research and testing, it seems as though drag-and-drop file uploads in AIR can't have progress monitors. If I'm wrong, I'd really like to hear about it. Drop me a line... nick @ <this domain>
and then upload the file, but doing something like this will never fire the event:
This isn't a show-stopper for this particular project, but knowing my audience, they are going to want to know what the status of the upload is.
It does strike me as rather strange that you can't monitor those kinds of uploads. Maybe it's coming soon? I hope.Continue reading...
Duly inspired, I set off hacking on my own application. After a little while (roughly an hour), I had a fairly impressive mock-up of my application going.
After downloading some more apps from "Adobe Application Exchange":http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/exchange/index.cfm?event=productHome&exc=24&loc=en_us, the whole idea of what Adobe is doing with AIR finally hit me. This is opening up real rapid application development to a whole slew of people who don't know those "real" languages like C#, C++, Objective-C, or Java.
Anyway, it's awesome and you should try it out.Continue reading...
In Chicago for php|tek 2008. It hasn't even started, yet but fun has already begun. Met some really great people and learned that I need to idle in #phpc more.
The weather is great here! Tomorrow it's off to the city for some touristy stuff.Continue reading...