Friday, April 2, 2004 11:31 AM
Flash Remoting is the answer!
Macromedia provides a product called Flash remoting that needs to be installed along with your IDE. This will provide the requisite Action Script Extenssions. It also provides a gateway servlet that needs to be set up in Tomcat or any other servlet container
Using ActionScript (Native scripting language of flash) -- you can call Web Services or Servlets or POJOs (Plain old Java Objects) that reside in the tomcat JVM -- and gain back a respose...
From your description -- it looks like -- you will need to do quite a bit of ctionscripting to achieve your intent...Actionscript is quite simple though.
There is an open source alternative to Flash remoting which works in the same way -- OpenAMF in source forge