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I have a strange situation where I have created a webcam picture taking app via a Adobe Flash Builder tutorial online.    I have the thing working like 98% but have an unusual situation.   When I run the app from my website it does not save the picture via a php script but when I run it via Flash Builder on my PC then it works and published the JPG to a folder on my site.   tell me if this is not weird, eh?    maybe I just need help on how to properly publish the whole directory structure necessary for Flash Builder projects.

I am not married to using Flash Builder if someone has a FLA for a picture taking app via webcam then that would work too.  
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What script are you using? is this one?

http://blog.vamapaull.com/?p=355

You can capture and save images on the local machine without PHP server are you interesting?

http://www.riacodes.com/flash/captures-images-from-the-webcam-and-save-them-to-the-desktop/
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sorry for the lag inresponse.  I haven't had a chance to try this option out yet.  the Photo Booth applet looks good but I'd like to confirm before I close this out.

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Ok, let me know when you finish testing
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have you actually used the photobooth applet?
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No, is not related to your question
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the link to the photo booth turned out to be the ideal thing for me.  altho', the real trouble was with how IIS makes it a pain in the ass to allow to write files to a directory.   I really hate how PHP has become so ubiquitous.  using a syntax that must be over 30 years old.  

anyway, thank you very much!!   this had turned into a mini-grail quest and you helped to break the spell that made the solution illusive.
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