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Can we connect Macromedia Flash 4 with Perl 5
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What type of connection are you looking to make?
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yes, flash movies in the browser can send and receive data to perl scripts (CGI) on the server. consider flash like you would a standard HTML form. flash takes in data, manipulates it if necessary, and can send to a server-side script (via GET or POST) where the perl script can process and also write back to the flash movie if desired.

a working example of a flash and cgi formmailer:

http://www.macromedia.com/support/flash/ts/documents/flash_cgi.htm
Using Flash with a CGI form mailer


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