Peter Suk wrote:
> On Apr 13, 2005, at 4:18 PM, Ezra Zygmuntowicz wrote:
> 
>> You could take a peek at amf4r. It's on the raa. This lib lets you 
>> write your front end in flash and use ruby on the server instead of 
>> macromedia's proprietary communication server. amf stands for action 
>> message format and its a binary format used to ferry objects back and 
>> forth between actionscript and ruby. You can pass just params or 
>> arrays or hashes but the coolest thing is you can basically 
>> instantiate your server side ruby objects in actionscript and call 
>> methods on them from flash. It's pretty cool because of the 
>> flexibility of flash interfaces. It's not going to let you write 
>> server side photoshop any time soon but its a huge leap forward as far 
>> as interfaces go above html.
> 
> 
> What would be really cool would be a way for a server-side Ruby program 
> to instantiate Flash GUIs.  (Maybe written as a TK emulation.)

I believe this thread has already mentioned the Alph project.  And you 
could use Laszlo with Ruby.


James

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