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#redtamarin proudly launches
http://www.burrrn.com
the 1st web site ever entirely programmed in #AS3

here the basic software stack:
- Linux Ubuntu 64-bit for the operating system
- Apache for the HTTP server
- Redtamarin for the backend programming
- CouchDB for the database

and here some more details :)

- we use 5 CouchDB databases
1 for the Burrrn web site (global config and stats)
1 for the changelog
1 for the services data (color, icons, faviocn, etc.)
1 for the video in general (global stats, latest, popular, etc.)
1 per service: so for now youtube (again stats, latest, popular, etc.)

- the video data informations are directly fetched from a youtube HTML page, then parsed and stored in a json file for caching
(only the data from latest and popular are cached)

- it is all CGI but with a twist :)
there is a router to map URL to class/function
all that supports all the different HTTP verbs like GET/POST/PUT/DELETE/etc.
there are HTTP request/response parsers/generators
there are dynamic templates supporting keyword replacement, if/else/while/for/etc.

- rendering one page do a shit load of stuff but still the speed is not bad at all :)
look at the Home page source code for an example, well this is a simple page, look also at the template of the Home to get an idea, ok it is simple but within the code you can basically embed templates inside templates inside templates

- everything is rendered, except the Error 500 page
I did it by hand but next feature will be the option to generate a static HTML page from a dynamic page hehe, not only for the special case where a page HAVE TO be static but also for performance with caching or if you use a CDN, anyway see the screenshot

why the error 500 have to be static ?
it is because we use CGI, if something breaks Apache has a tendency to jump right away at the Internal Server Error page
a custom one is just nicer :p

- it deal with both dynamic virtual path and real path
  for ex:

  /about is a virtual path
  when the request hit the server the path is sent to the router
  which check in its mapping if a page match or not

 /youtube/MZoO8QVMxkk is a dynamic virtual path
 "MZoO8QVMxkk" is a variable "videoid"
  we declare it like that
  map( "/youtube/:videoid", SomeClassFunction )

 /static/logo-256.png
 /500.html
 are all real path that can coexists with the virtual paths
 so you can have the best of both worlds

- here the htaccess file
================
ErrorDocument 500 /500.html

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteRule ^ index.abc [QSA,L]
RewriteRule .* - [E=REMOTE_USER:%{HTTP:Authorization},L]
================

dead straightforward and simple :p

everything is handled by one single ABC file
I did that at first to keep things simple but in fact
it is extremely convenient :D

the last rule about the "HTTP:Authorization" is for the login of the admin panel (CGI got a little bug in that it does not redirect this header so you have to force it)

All in all developing a full web site in AS3 has been a great experience, and that lead to this thinking:

It is much much much much better to be able to code in AS3 server side than to replace JS with AS3

I tested this site/app with JS disabled and it works because the JS used is just a bit of glue code this and there

once you don't focus your whole app structure with JS client side then JS is just a bonus thing to make things look nicer and not an essential part of your app

anyway, it is just the beginning but so far I love the experience :)
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Can anyone confirm? Adobe got rid of its #PhoneGap people + #HTML5 evangelism cut off + internal communication between Flash IDE team and marketing asking to stop bashing the #FlashPlayer = "Flash Pro allows you to create content that runs without Flash Player" is now forbidden.
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National Geographic, eBay, Disney, and Rovio are some of the many companies that are taking their services to desktops and mobiles, with the help of apps powered by AIR. You have probably played a favorite game without knowing that it runs on AIR. The Adobe Integrated Runtime is quickly becoming ...
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January 13, 2015 @ 8:00 AM PST 

http://my.adobeconnect.com/foa 

Please join us for a tour of the latest features in Flash Professional CC, such as native support for HTML5 Canvas & WebGL, Custom Platform Support (Cocos2D, Starling, AwayJS, OpenFL etc.) and much more.

Joining us will be some of the most established members in the digital animation industry:
Joining us will be some of the most established members in the digital animation industry:
•  +Grant Skinner  CEO Gskinner.com & Creator CreateJS
•   +Joshua Granick  CEO, OpenFL Technologies
•  +Rob Bateman  Founder & Managing Director, Away Studios
+Denis Balon  , COO GAF Media

Join here a few moments before the start time. Select the guest option and sign in with your full name. 

[ via Ajay Shukla, Sr. Product Manager, Flash Professional from http://blogs.adobe.com/flashpro/2015/01/04/live-webinar-flash-professional-the-future-of-animation/ ]
Flash Professional CC: The Future of Animation
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