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#1 dhavalshah.83

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Posted 09 June 2006 - 01:30 PM

I am currently woring on a project wich involves Flash, XML, MySql, PHP. I have to populate flash map with countries & upon clicking cities from the database.

But the thing is the cities can keep on changing, some may be deleted & new ones can be added. So the solution i have developed revolves around rewriting the city.xml when a country is clicked.

Is there a better solution, something that will directly pass values to the flash file without writing to the file itself & save me some valuble I/O time ?

#2 ober

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Posted 09 June 2006 - 01:38 PM

The only thing I can suggest without knowing more about the project is possibly using AJAX in the background to do some of the updates behind the scenes.

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#3 Fyorl

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Posted 09 June 2006 - 01:59 PM

when generating the HTML for embedding the flash file, you could use php to pull values from the database about cities and write them into the <param> tags.
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#4 .josh

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Posted 09 June 2006 - 04:49 PM

and use loadvars in your actionscript to retrieve it.
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