I made this video my junior year of high school. My english teacher gave extra credit if we made a short movie. Still not sure why. I filmed and edited this the afternoon and evening before the deadline. Editing with 2 ghetto VCRs was fun. One of the VCRs had a 2-3 second delay when you hit the record button. I vividly remember staying up late counting out over and over “one one thousand, two one thousand, three one NOW”. You can tell where the editing gets messed up at the very end.
I use SWFUpload in a few sites to get multiple file uploads and upload progess bars. It’s pretty slick.
The SWFUpload project has a beta release out that can work with Flash 10. Here’s the basic changes required in your code to work with the 2.2.0 betas:
Right above your html that contains a button to trigger the file picker:
You will want to give your button a fixed width and height.
Add the following CSS rules:
And finally, add the following options to your SWFUpload settings object:
This adds a transparent flash object over your html button that is the same size. Flash traps the click over your button and triggers the file picker from flash itself. Ironically, this work around for the tighter security restrictions in Flash 10 seems like a compete security risk in inself…