FlashCanvas Pro 1.3 beta1 is released

What's new in FlashCanvas Pro 1.3 beta1?

  • Enabled native Canvas support in IE9 PP3.
  • Made it possible to call initElement() before appendChild().
  • Fixed a bug that IE8 didn't preload the swf file when the URL was a relative one.
  • Supported data URI scheme in drawImage() and createPattern().
  • Supported repetitions of "repeat-x", "repeat-y" and "no-repeat" in createPattern().
  • Fixed a bug that resize event canceled createLinearGradient().
  • Switched to use JavaScript implementation of measureText().
  • Some minor bug fixes.

Support for flot and JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit

Because of the bug fixes in this version, some graph libraries such as flot and JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit now work with FlashCanvas. If you want to use JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit with FlashCanvas, you need to apply this patch to jit.js.
--- jit.js.orig
+++ jit.js
@@ -2731,3 +2731,3 @@
     if (tag == "canvas" && !supportsCanvas && G_vmlCanvasManager) {
-      elem = G_vmlCanvasManager.initElement(document.body.appendChild(elem));
+      elem = G_vmlCanvasManager.initElement(elem);
     }

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