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From modjkl...@comcast.net
Subject Re: is renaming app filename best way to ensure update on client?
Date Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:16:30 GMT
Thanks Lee and Tom, I had no idea... thanks for your comments. 

----- Original Message -----

From: "Tom Chiverton" <tc@extravision.com> 
To: users@flex.apache.org 
Sent: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 8:40:28 AM 
Subject: Re: is renaming app filename best way to ensure update on client? 

Or you can fix your web server : 


On 30/10/2013 15:29, Lee Burrows wrote: 
> just add a "cache buster" to the end of the swf url in the html. eg: 
> ...myApp.swf?v=1 
> then you can just update it to v=2, v=3 etc when you have an update 
> On 30/10/2013 15:14, modjklist@comcast.net wrote: 
>> Newbie question... after making my first app live on the server, I 
>> noticed updates to this app of course don't make it onto the client 
>> if the client has accessed the app in the past. As users won't know 
>> when updates are made (which require them to refresh their browser 
>> cache), is the best strategy to simply rename the application from, 
>> say, Main.html, to Main_v1p0.html, before transferring to the server? 
>> (Then when making an update, rename again to Main_v1p1.html, for 
>> example, etc.). Is that what developers typically do? 

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