News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Zend Developer Zone:
Desktop Image Uploaders Using Adobe AIR and JavaScript
July 02, 2008 @ 07:56:27

On the Zend Developer Zone today there's a new tutorial (by Jack Herrington) talking about working with Adobe AIR and Javascript to make a desktop application for uploading images (or any other files) to a remote server.

To solve the upload problem, most of the big services have dedicated upload applications that run on all the different platforms. But it takes a lot of work to develop them, especially when they have to run on both Macintosh and Windows. Or is it so tough? As it turns out, Adobe AIR technology makes it possible to write applications for any platform using just HTML and JavaScript. It also offers access to cool desktop features, notably drag and drop.

The tutorial shows how to make the application with the HTML/Javascript version of an AIR app (as opposed to Flex) that lets you drag and drop files into it to be uploaded. They make the basic file upload form first as a foundation then extend it to make it accept the remote request (via POST) from the AIR application to handle the uploads. Javascript code and screenshots are included.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
desktop air adobe application file upload image tutorial


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

PHPMaster.com: Sending Emails with PHP

TechTatva.com: [How To] Setup Cherokee with PHP5 FPM

ITNewb.com: Encrypting Passwords with PHP for Storage Using the RSA PBKDF2 Standard

PHPMaster.com: Better Understanding PHP's Garbage Collection

DevShed: Handling File Data with PHP (Reading & Seeking)


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


performance php7 api introduction release opinion application symfony2 example framework voicesoftheelephpant configure interview library part2 laravel podcast conference series community

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework