I have a question I'd like to put forward to anyone who can
help me. It's a bit vague, perhaps, but any help would be
I need to make a Flash application into which you can INPUT
data, and then have that data STORED somehow / kept in memory -
probably in an external file of some format outside of the Flash
file, so that the next time you launch the Flash file, that same
EXTERNAL data will be read by the Flash file and will display in
The key thing here though is that file will NOT be hosted
online, so it cannot make use of any "online-only" scripting (if
such a thing exists?).
I need to host and run the Flash application from my local
hard drive, and all external files need to be on my local hard
Is it possible to set up the scenario I've outlined? Where do
I even begin?
I fully appreciate that this will be a big project, requiring
a great deal of learning on my part, but I'm willing to give it a
go, providing I know where to start...
What am I looking at here? PHP? CGI? XML? Will those run
locally? I really don't know...
Like I said, I really know nothing about any of this, and I'm
perfectly willing to learn, but I just need to know WHERE to start
learning, and WHAT to learn...