Archive for the ‘SWFObject’ Category

SWFObject 2.0 and New Website

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Although I’ve been using SWFObject almost daily, I’ve always recycled the version I used on a previous project. Little did I know that a new version was released by Geoff Sterns (who know works for Google in the YouTube division) and is posted on Google’s codebase. A new version means a new syntax, new file [...]

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Devil’s Advocate – Why You Shouldn’t Use SWFObject

Monday, January 14th, 2008

This is a forewarning that this is an article that I made to see other people’s points of view that differ from my own. I take the opposite standpoint and make an effort to defend it. This article will deal with why you shouldn’t use SWFObject to integrate your Flash piece into your website. If [...]

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Flash Sites Need Spiderable Content

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

Imagine this, you’re a Web Designer or Graphic Designer straight out of college, you’ve bought yourself a domain (with your name in it of course) and some hosting. You’ve been taught quite a bit of Adobe Flash and put together a gorgeous portfolio site. You search yourself on Google a few weeks later, your page [...]

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SWFObject Strange Validation Problem

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

Warning: Expected ‘:’ but found ‘undefined’. Declaration dropped. If you have no idea what SWFObject is, you can find an article here. Chances are, if you use SWFObject and you care about having a site that validates, you will come across this very minor problem. If you’re new to validation, don’t worry. This isn’t something [...]

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Flash People Need To Know This

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

As you may or may not know, because it is likely you do all your design on a Macintosh computer, Microsoft has rolled out an update that seriously cripples how Adobe Flash works in updated Internet Explorer versions. Users with Internet Explorer 7 or an updated version of Internet Explorer 6 need to be prompted [...]

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