Archive for April, 2003

Macromedia Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2003 Results

Macromedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: MACR) today announced its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2003 financial results. Net revenues for the three months ended March 31, 2003 were $83.6 million, compared with net revenues of $76.3 million reported for the comparable period a year ago. Net income for the three months ended March 31, 2003 was $6.9 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $83.4 million, or $1.42 per share, for the comparable quarter a year ago. Pro forma net income for the three months ended March 31, 2003 was $8.3 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, compared to a pro forma net loss of $6.1 million, or $0.10 per share, for the comparable quarter a year ago.

You can read the entire press release here.

We also have created a Breeze presentation explaining the results which you can view here.

Flash Based Google Search App

Josh Dura and and I have been playing around with the Google Web Service API. We have put together a simple Flash based application that allows you to search google. It is not 100% complete, but we though we would post it to let people check out (and hopefully give us some ideas for features).

The application uses the GoogleService ActionScript Library, components from DRK 3, and Flash Remoting.

Update [May, 5 2003] : A new version of the application was uploaded. You can see a list of changes here.

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DRK AD Spoof Contest : Pick a Winner

We have chosen some winners for the DRK 3 Ad spoof contest. Yes, I said winners (plural). We had so many great submissions that we decided to give away 3 copies of DRK 3. We have picked two winners already, but want to let the community vote on the third winner from the runners up.

Here are the candidates:

To vote, send an e-mail to with the name of the submission that you are voting for. Voting closes on April 30, 2003 at 11:59 PM EST.

PHP Content and Resources on

Just a quick reminder. We have a ton of PHP content and Resources at the DevNet PHP Topic Center.

You can view the center here.

Data Connection Kit available for DevNet Pro Subscribers

The Macromedia Flash MX Data Connection kit is now available for download for DevNet Pro subscribers. You can download it from your subscription portal.

Couple of notes:

  • This is windows only, so will only be available if you have a Windows DevNet Pro subscription.
  • The download is for the Macromedia Firefly components. You can download Flash Remoting separately from your subscription page

You can find more information on the Macromedia Data Connection Kit here and here.

You can find more information about DevNet Pro subscriptions here.

New Flash Player Penetration Stats

John Dowdell points out that we have released new Flash Player Penetration stats. The stats indicate penetration rates between 79% and 84% depending on where you are in the world.

You can view the complete stats here.

[via jd]

DRK : Week View Example 2

I have posted another example of the Week View component from the Flash UI Component Set 5 on DRK 3. This example creates a simple TV listings browser, and uses the Week View component to navigate through the days.

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Rendering SVG within the Flash Player

Claus Wahler’s has posted that he has begun to add SVG support to DENG. He already has some examples online with support for:

full access to SVG CSS properties (including presentation attributes etc) and nifty things like the viewBox and transform attributes.

You can read the post and view the examples here.

DRK : Week View Example 1

I have uploaded another component example from Flash UI Component Set 5 on DRK 3. This one uses the Week View component (DRK 3) as well as the Advanced Calendar Component from DRK 2.

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DRK 3 : Accordion Pane / Slider Examples

I have uploaded another example of some of the components included the DevNet Resource Kit (DRK) Volume 3. This example uses the Accordion Pane and Slider components, and demonstrates sorting sections, and changing the transition speed within the Accordion Pane components. In this example, the sections do not have any content, although when you are using them they would.

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