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From Angelo Anolin <angelo.ano...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Flex - I’m having an AWFUL time getting this website to work in IE10.
Date Tue, 11 Jun 2013 05:27:19 GMT
Just for a quick thing,  can you right click on your browser where the app
is supposed to be loading and tell us what menu options shows up?

Also in IE 10, from the tools menu,  there's a view source option. Can you
paste the source here?
On 2013-06-10 11:09 PM, "Avi Kessner" <akessner@gmail.com> wrote:

> If swfobject doesn't work, I highly suggest a ie10 user group to help solve
> your problem. It sounds like it a ie standards issue and not a flex issue.
> On 11 Jun 2013 07:55, "Nick Collins" <ndcollins@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > My advice, if it's an issue of the SWF not loading, it make sure you're
> > using SWFObject to do the embed. Since you're admittedly a novice when it
> > comes to Flash-based technologies and embedding them into an HTML page,
> > that's the route I would go. If you look on the SWFObject Google code
> site
> > there is even an app you can run that will generate the JavaScript code
> for
> > you so you can just copy and paste it over.
> >
> > Nick
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 8:10 PM, <aaronk@ldm.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Yeah I am a little bit confused I guess it could just be old school
> flash
> > > with object tag... But I'm pretty sure that the boss said it used flex
> a
> > > few months back..
> > >
> > > Would love to learn more about flex.. Is there a flex for dummies
> > tutorial
> > > where I can learn the ropes??
> > >
> > > I use dreamweaver for other projects and I really don't know much about
> > > flash or flex.. But I'm interested in submitting a couple of
> screenshots
> > > tomorrow.
> > >
> > > Basically there are rumors that we have to run our app in ie8 mode..
> But
> > I
> > > just get confused about quirks mode vs comparability mode.
> > >
> > > Basically I try to use this ie ten machine today.. we are looking
> twards
> > > rolling out ie ten but im having hard time understanding what I need to
> > do
> > > to get it working in ten.
> > >
> > > Can't u just run websites in ie8 comparability mode??
> > >
> > > It works in ie nine but not ie ten. I don't understand that.. I mean to
> > > say I don't like it.
> > >
> > > So in ten i go to sign into my website via IP address and it just
> returns
> > > a simple xsl file and no content.. It's basically just a blank page.
> But
> > it
> > > works great from another machine.. I've tried fiddling with the request
> > > headers .. Sorry if I'm using the wrong adjective.
> > >
> > > I just can't for the life of me get Internet explorer ten to run this
> app
> > > and I put a couple two hours into testing to today..
> > >
> > > In the big picture I'm interested in writing some sort of test harness
> > > that can download reports from our erp automagically and save them to a
> > unc
> > > path... I would be a hero if I could do that.
> > >
> > > Technically I'm already a hero .
> > >
> > > But we have small IT dept. in Pittsburgh that calls all the shots.. And
> > > we're probably going to purchase another company in a few months so I'm
> > > rapidly losing my window of opportunity.
> > >
> > > The erp system runs on progress database and we have about twenty
> percent
> > > of the data coming out to a data warehouse that is where I come in..
> >  Long
> > > term we add more data to dw but short term we need to come up with some
> > > sort of automation solution to keep this app in scope.
> > >
> > > I see a fair amount of web service calls and of course getting any sort
> > of
> > > visibility to the web services would really open a ton of doors for us.
> > >
> > > Can someone give me a thirty second over lview of how web services and
> > > flex and flash interoperate??
> > >
> > > Anything I could do sign in programmatically and either download data
> or
> > > screen scrape or jam data into web services it would just be crazy how
> > many
> > > doors that would open for us.
> > >
> > > We basically have a hosted data silo and it's frustrating as heck that
> we
> > > cannot get to our data in some sort of open and honorable ways.
> > >
> > > I'm sorry if I'm rambling.. Would be glad to send some screenshots
> > > tomorrow but it will take a couple of hours before I could generate the
> > > errors I've been getting that make me think it is using flex...
> > >
> > > My bosses boss is way too busy to talk to me about this app... I'm just
> > > dying to find a wsdl or something along those lines..
> > >
> > > I know that about half of the complex data entry forms use flash..
> > > Sometimes I get error messages and I can't really follow what
> technology
> > it
> > > is using .. But it looks chock full of flash and web services .. And
> > every
> > > where I turn we have new users with ie comparability problems.. And now
> > we
> > > can't push out windows eight or even server 2012 without being able to
> > use
> > > our erp system from those machines .
> > >
> > > I just wish I could somehow look behind the curtains to find out more
> > > about this app.
> > >
> > > We have three proper environments production, day old copy and test..
> And
> > > I'm just dying to get to understand more about this app.
> > >
> > > Again sorry for being vague..
> > >
> > > My company got purchased in December the parent company that bought us
> > had
> > > only fifteen employees on their corporate office while we had more like
> > > 300.. And the parent company had bought a new company like every twelve
> > to
> > > eighteen months ..
> > >
> > > And we're laying off all of our programmers but me so I've just got to
> > > make some progress to help save our users from mindless data entry.
> > >
> > > I think that I'm the only one in our company than really does any
> webdev
> > > other than my bosses boss.. But I am sorely out of date myself..
> > >
> > > Ideally.. I'd consider using the web browser control in vb in order to
> > > automate downloading a couple of reports..  Or if i could use a test
> > > harness that used ie it would really save a lot of time for us.
> > >
> > > Right now we literally have temps that download reports once every
> > fifteen
> > > minutes and then emails to about 100 people so that we can actually
> shop
> > > products.  I'm building systems that parse the reports once they are
> > > downloaded and shares the data via sql server .. We're making some good
> > > progress but it's just difficult to keep chugging along without asking
> > the
> > > bigger questions.
> > >
> > > It's just like nothing I've ever seen.
> > >
> > > Aaron
> > > Dba
> > > 253 318 4292
> > >
> > > Sent from my iPhone
> > >
> > > On Jun 10, 2013, at 5:36 PM, "Jeffry Houser" <jeffry@dot-com-it.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > If you desire help; I strongly recommend you describe your problem.
> > > >
> > > > You say you are having an AWFUL time getting this website to work in
> > > IE10?  How come?  What is the problem?  Do you see debug errors or
> > runtime
> > > errors?  Do you know what version of Flex you use?
> > > >
> > > > You also mention the Developer Toolbar and Dreamweaver, so I must ask
> > > are you sure you're trying to get a Flex application to work? A Flex
> app
> > > would compile into a SWF; which would be displayed in a browser using
> the
> > > Flash Player.  I'm not sure what you would need Dreamweaver or the Web
> > > Developer toolbar for.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 6/10/2013 1:50 PM, aaronk@ldm.com wrote:
> > > >> Team;
> > > >>
> > > >> My name is Aaron Kempf.
> > > >> I work for a company that is using BlueBee ERP.
> > > >>
> > > >> I believe that we use Adobe/Apache Flex internally as part of our
> ERP
> > > system.
> > > >> Our system is ONLY compatible with Internet Explorer.
> > > >> And today- we’re just in the middle of a migration and some
> > > over-zealous IT manager pushed IE10 to my terminal server..
> > > >> And I’m having an AWFUL time getting this website to work in IE10.
> > > >>
> > > >> I’ve been fiddling with the F12 Developer Toolbar, and I just
> cannot –
> > > for the life of me- get this app to run.
> > > >>
> > > >> Again, this is our ERP software.. and I don’t really have a choice
> but
> > > to get to the bottom of this.
> > > >>
> > > >> I don’t have anything to offer.. except my eternal gratitude.
> > > >> I’m a HUGE fan of Dreamweaver- I’m hoping to get my company to
> > purchase
> > > me a copy this year.
> > > >>
> > > >> Thanks
> > > >>
> > > >> -Aaron Kempf
> > > >> Database Administrator
> > > >> McFarland Cascade / Stella-Jones
> > > >> Work: (253) 572-3033
> > > >> Cell: (253) 318-4292
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Jeffry Houser
> > > > Technical Entrepreneur
> > > > http://www.jeffryhouser.com
> > > > 203-379-0773
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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