#23: The basics of kicking a user out of your application

This tutorial covers the basic idea on how to kick a user out of your application. Since most of the material is on the server side coding of kicking a user out, the client side code is very basic and in AS2. I cover how to get a user out of ...

#22: Creating functionality with FMS3 to have one client communicate to a specific other client in AS3

This tutorial talks about creating functionality with Flash Media Server 3 server side coding and AS3 to have one client be able to communicate specifically with another client that is connected to the appli...

#21: The basics of the File object on the server side of Flash Media Server

This tutorial talks about using the File object on the server side of Flash Media Server 2 or 3. I cover the basics about reading and writing a text file and then move forward to reading directories on the s...

#20: Showing the amount loaded for a streamed video file from FMS

This tutorial talks about how to show the total bytes loaded of a streamed file from Flash Media Server. Using a combination of how much is buffered along with how far the user is along in watching the video file, it's possible to easily show...

#19: Basics of Virtual Keys and Virtual Directories Working Together

This tutorial talks about using virtual keys and virtual directories together to more easily serve up different resolutions or versions of videos based on a client's attributes. By using this technique it's ...

#18: Creating a Basic Chat Application with Flash Media Server and Flash

This tutorial talks about how to  make a very basic chat application with FMS (2 or 3) and Flash. Even though the chat application itself is quite basic, lots of best practices are brought up and talked...

#17: Taking advantage of the native bandwidth checking functionality of FMS3

This tutorial talks about the new functionality of Flash Media Server 3 where you can check the bandwidth of a client without server side code. The new bandwidth checking is native to FMS3 which makes it mor...

#16: Best Practices for the Basics of Development with Flash Media Server (Part 1)

In this tutorial I talk about some of the best practices when it comes to the basics of building Flash Media Server applications. I try to cover some of the client side for making connections to the server a...

#15: Basics of streaming an MP3 file with Flash Media Server

This tutorial is about creating a basic application that will stream an MP3 file from Flash Media Server. Along with a few random tips and tricks, I talk about and show a very basic MP3 file streaming application that will allow you to test y...

#14: FMS3 VOD Application Demystified and Virtual Streams

This tutorial talks about the new VOD application that was added with Flash Media Server 3 on how it works and what it does and how to use it. To go with this, being a related topic, I also talk about how virtual streams work and why you woul...