Modifying request headers in ActionScript 3.0

12.14.07 Posted in actionscript 3, web development by

Though Adobe’s documentation would have you think otherwise, setting or modifying the request headers in an AS3, browser-based Flash application is only possible under certain circumstances. I’m testing this with player version 9,0,115,0 in both Safari 3 and Firefox 2 for OS X. The documented way to set request headers on an URLRequest object is [...]