Photo Booth – Flash Webcam Image Capture

Two days ago I made a little flash app that will allow anyone to take a picture with a webcam connected to a computer. Everything worked fine in AS3. It was only when I got to the php part of the project when I felt like I should ask for help. And I did, I asked a friend or mine (Mihai Bojin) who in a few minutes explained to me exactly what I needed to know in order to get this project working as it should (a big part of the php code is made by him).

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The project is now open source and you can find the code and the source fines underneath ;)

You can download the source files from here:

 Photo Booth (52.8 KiB, 20,272 hits)

Here you can see the working application:

Here you can see the ActionScript 3.0 code:

import flash.display.Bitmap;
import flash.display.BitmapData;
import com.adobe.images.JPGEncoder;   var snd:Sound = new camerasound(); //new sound instance for the "capture" button click   var bandwidth:int = 0; // Maximum amount of bandwidth that the current outgoing video feed can use, in bytes per second.
var quality:int = 100; // This value is 0-100 with 1 being the lowest quality.   var cam:Camera = Camera.getCamera();
cam.setQuality(bandwidth, quality);
cam.setMode(320,240,30,false); // setMode(videoWidth, videoHeight, video fps, favor area)
var video:Video = new Video();
video.x = 20;
video.y = 20;
addChild(video);   var bitmapData:BitmapData = new BitmapData(video.width,video.height);   var bitmap:Bitmap = new Bitmap(bitmapData);
bitmap.x = 360;
bitmap.y = 20;
addChild(bitmap);   capture_mc.buttonMode = true;
capture_mc.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK,captureImage);   function captureImage(e:MouseEvent):void {;
	save_mc.buttonMode = true;
	save_mc.addEventListener(MouseEvent.CLICK, onSaveJPG);
	save_mc.alpha = 1;
}   save_mc.alpha = .5;   function onSaveJPG(e:Event):void{
	var myEncoder:JPGEncoder = new JPGEncoder(100);
	var byteArray:ByteArray = myEncoder.encode(bitmapData);   var header:URLRequestHeader = new URLRequestHeader("Content-type", "application/octet-stream");   var saveJPG:URLRequest = new URLRequest("save.php");
	saveJPG.method = URLRequestMethod.POST; = byteArray;   var urlLoader:URLLoader = new URLLoader();
	urlLoader.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE, sendComplete);
	urlLoader.load(saveJPG);   function sendComplete(event:Event):void{
		warn.visible = true;
		warn.addEventListener(MouseEvent.MOUSE_DOWN, warnDown);
		warn.buttonMode = true;
	}   }   function warnDown(e:MouseEvent):void{
	navigateToURL(new URLRequest("images/"), "_blank");
	warn.visible = false;
}   warn.visible = false;

Here you have the php code:

	$img = $_GET["img"];
	$filename = "images/poza_". mktime(). ".jpg";
	file_put_contents($filename, $jpg);
} else{
	echo "Encoded JPEG information not received.";