Member since 02/09/2009

Name: Adrian Parr


Location: Aylesbury, UK


I am an experienced freelance multimedia professional with a strong mix of technical and managerial skills. I have more than eight years’ experience working in a busy London full-service digital media agency. I consider myself an all-round digital media expert with a focus on Adobe Flash and related technologies. I am a hard worker who is very easy to get along with.\r\n\r\nPlease visit my LinkedIn profile ( to view recommendations from previous co-workers. I have worked on interactive projects across a wide range of sectors, including education, government, television and advertising, receiving more than 20 major industry awards. I am passionate about the industry and active within the online community, and always ensure my knowledge is up-to-date.

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If you don't deal with namespaces in XML correctly they can break your parsing in AS3. One way of getting around this is to remove the namespace from the XML a using regular expression.
0 1000 posted 12 years ago by adrianparr
These five characters should be replaced with their HTML entity names before being used in XML, otherwise they may cause the XML to be invalid.
0 1097 posted 13 years ago by adrianparr
This function trims a string and removes empty entries in a comma delimited list, removes extra commas from the beginning and end and also remove extra space characters between words.
1 1024 posted 13 years ago by adrianparr
This code separates out the Flash Player Platform, Major Version number and Minor Version numbers.
0 835 posted 14 years ago by adrianparr
In AS2 forward slashes got url-encoded to %2F when you escaped them. But in AS3 they get ignored and left as they are. In some situations I have found that this can cause problems. So you can do it manually using this regular expression.
0 890 posted 14 years ago by adrianparr
Grant Skinner's RegExr: Online Regular Expression Testing Tool is very handy for checking your regular expressions.
0 1548 posted 14 years ago by adrianparr
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