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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Flex - I¹m having an AWFUL time getting this website to work in IE10.
Date Tue, 11 Jun 2013 05:14:34 GMT
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On 6/10/13 10:09 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- we¹re just in the middle of a migration and some
>> > over-zealous IT manager pushed IE10 to my terminal server..
>> > >> And I¹m having an AWFUL time getting this website to work in IE10.
>> > >>
>> > >> I¹ve 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 don¹t really have a choice
>>but
>> > to get to the bottom of this.
>> > >>
>> > >> I don¹t have anything to offer.. except my eternal gratitude.
>> > >> I¹m a HUGE fan of Dreamweaver- I¹m 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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