AMFPHP has been stirring up some well earned interest lately within the Flash/Flex community. If you are not familiar with AMFPHP, it is a free open-source PHP implementation of the Action Message Format(AMF). AMF allows for binary serialization of ActionScript native types and objects to be sent to server side services. If you’re one of those individuals looking to learn more on AMFPHP, be sure to check out Lee Brimelow’s 2 part series as he introduces AMFPHP and demonstrates a few examples on how to get data in and out of Flash.
Introduction to AMFPHP 1
Lee breaks down how to install AMFPHP and create a simple service that sends email. This video does a nice job setting you up to learn AMFPHP by giving a run down of what AMFPHP is and what it can do.
Introduction to AMFPHP 2
In this tutorial Lee will show you how to directly return database records to Flash using AMFPHP.