Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Loading images from flickr.com, part of ActionScript 3.0: Working with XML.
Now, we will take a look at using all of the thumbnail URLs we get from flickr and bringing them…into Flash and loading them using the Loader class.…If you are following along, I am working in 07_loading_images.fla in the chapter 7 folder.…You can also use the same file we have been working with throughout this chapter.…So let's go to the first keyframe of the Actions layer and open up the Actions panel.…So let's scroll down to our RSS processed function.…And now, we have our path to our thumbnail URL so I am just going to come out of that trace statement and if you ever need…to refer this path again, you can just copy and paste the trace statement.…
Here I am going to create a variable called IMG Loader and it's going to be an instance of the Loader class.…So the data type is going to be loaded.…We are not going to instantiate it just yet, just declare the data type.…And we are going to create some variables that represent the X and Y position of our thumbnails.…So I am going to create a variable called thumb X and the data type is going to be a number.…
- Understanding XML data
- Creating XML in ActionScript 3.0
- Working with external XML data
- Building a reusable RSS reader class
- Using PHP with XML
- Working with blogs
- Working with Flickr images using the Flickr API
- Working with podcasts
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Understanding XML Data
2. Creating XML in ActionScript 3.0
3. Working with External XML Data
4. Building a Reusable RSS Reader Class
5. Using PHP with XML Data
6. Working with Blogs
7. Working with the Flickr API
8. Working with Podcasts
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