Monthly Archives: January 2010

Will be speaking at the Spring2gx Day in Madrid on Feb. 19

I’m updating my Flex 4 and Grails talk and presenting it in Spanish at the Spring2Gx day organized by JavaHispano and SpringSource. It happens on February 19 in Madrid, Spain.

Find out more about the event here: http://www.javahispano.org/spring2gxday/

Talk details here: http://www.javahispano.org/spring2gxday/detalle.html?id=490

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Image drag and drop from browsers / desktop to Adobe AIR

For a recent prototype I’m working on, I had the requirement of being able to drag and drop images from either a web browser or the desktop into my Adobe Air application.

While this seemed like a simple task, it turned out a little more difficult than I thought. Every browser writes a slightly different reference of the image to the browser.

In this post, I want to share some of these findings so that you don’t waste too much of your own time trying to figure this out. I assume you know enough about Flex Drag and Drop to understand this post.

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