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Subject: Re: FLASH: Personalized Flash site
From: Matt Wobensmith
Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 17:04:10 +0100

Hi Thorvald -

You wrote:

>Would it be possible, to let a user costumize a flash site and reload
>the changes every time the user returns to the site?

Sure, there are several approaches to this. Some of them involve cookies to
either a) save small bits of info like name, date, prefs, etc. and b)
special identifying info to associate the user to specific data in a

Speaking of databases, this is part of the way that a personalized Flash
site can be done. It certainly takes a bit of learning, but IMHO, it's one
of the most fun uses of Flash. It's quite powerful, if you think about it.

Please see this TechNote:

Can Flash be integrated with a database?
TN 14482

If you have any other questions, post them to the list.


Matt Wobensmith
Macromedia Tech Support
Flash Team Lead

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