30. August 2014

SimulANT+ Scripting Interface CHM – Windows help does not display content

I was testing SimulANT+ software from www.thisisant.com. Application was working without problem, but document with API was not readable. Only index was visible, but no content.

The API documentation is stored in file SimilANT+ Scripting Interface.chm. The problem with CHM content is classical gotcha on Windows.

When you download ZIP with CHM then Windows will automatically mark this file as downloaded from Internet. You have to unblock content of file manually.

simulant-chm-unblock

Other alternative is to use 7-zip or other extractor which does not keep this flag.

Note: SimulANT+ has Python API, hooray! 🙂

14. February 2011

ActionScript Errors database

Sometimes you can hit a very fancy error message while developing apps in ActionScript.

Messages like: IO Error #2032, Bad element of type…

What to do? You can google for solution, but you can end up in discussion forum with unanswered questions.

There is one very helpful site where you can find solution or some hints related to your problem: www.actionscripterrors.com.