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Old June 13th, 2004, 06:02 PM
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Hello,

I'm new to flash but would like to learn it. I was just curious what tools can you use to design it? Other than the viewer, is there any other utilities needed ro run flash applications (the .NET framework is required to run .NET apps, does flash have this restriction?

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Old June 14th, 2004, 10:52 AM
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Flash is limited only by that you have to purchase Flash MX, which I've seen for about $400 at most places. I believe Flash movies will run on just about any web server, as long as the browser (if you are using one) has the Flash plugin.

I think I also heard about something at wildform.com, but that may just be junk, not sure (not bad-mouthing it or anything, just saying not sure).

Flash MX comes of course with Flash Player (the app, not plugin) if you don't already have it, and you can preview movies right in Flash MX.

Otherwise, no I don't believe Flash has any such restriction.

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Old June 14th, 2004, 01:22 PM
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I just checked the Wildform website and it looks to me like Macromedia Flash would be a better choice

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Dear bmains,
What you need to run flash depends what you are using it for.
IF for animation, purchase Flash MX 2004 and get started.
for development,(I suspect You are one :-)
purchase Flash Mx2004 Professional.
If you want to create 3 tier applications, u need a web server like apache/ Win IIS installed and configured to run ASP or PHP or a server side Lang of your choice.
Furthermore, You also have a choice of using Flash Remoting for client-server interaction.that of cource requires you to install the remoting environment.

As you mentioned that you are a beginner, it would be wise to start learning with the right perspective.
Hope this helps :-)


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