Daniel Dura

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Its alive!

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After much frustration using the Amazon SOAP API, I have finally got Flash talking to it (albeit in a round about way).

What I chose to do was to use Cold Fusion MX components and Flash Remoting to talk to Amazon. I created a component in Dreamweaver to talk to the web service. The CFMX component then sends the data returned from the service to the Flash movie for processing.

Here is the trick: When talking to the Amazon API, you can not just invoke the function through the proxy with a couple of parameters that are strings. You must create a new structure in Cold Fusion and then pass that structure to the service.

For example:

myStruct = newStruct();
myStruct.asin = “12345678″;
myStruct.keywork = “Flash”;
// etc…etc…

Well, the backend is working and I should really be getting into the design phase, now that I hve all the results stored in objects. If you have any questions, email me! danny@danieldura.com

Written by Daniel Dura

July 29th, 2002 at 7:46 am

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  1. test

    Josh Dura

    2 Jan 03 at 4:14 pm

  2. Im just testing.

    Daniel Dura

    2 Jan 03 at 7:25 pm

  3. Im just testing.

    Daniel Dura

    2 Jan 03 at 7:32 pm

  4. test 3

    Daniel Dura

    2 Jan 03 at 7:43 pm

  5. great read

    sic bo

    23 Dec 03 at 8:48 am

  6. butalbital

    29 Jan 05 at 12:03 pm

  7. 5423 right spot ruffus


    4 Feb 05 at 1:00 am

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