My company currently has an interface to some proprietary
hardware that we run through an ActiveX control via a Webbrowser.
It's highly graphical, and communicates with the hardware via a
TCP/IP socket via proprietary binary protocol. I was considering
trying to get this over to Flex 2, so any platform that can run
Flash 9 can run it, rather than currently being locked to Windows
and IE only.
I was most pleased to see that ActionScript 3 lets you open a
generic binary socket!
Is it possible to build a library that programmers can
interface to via calls, but not have the source code to?