Recently I’ve been using the technique found here for outputting trace statements to the terminal when viewing your sites in a browser and it has worked flawlessly for me. I’ve been doing a lot of projects lately that include database integration so they have to be run in a staging environment and tracing in the Flash IDE is not an option.
The reason I’m pasting that whole article right here is for the sole purpose of archiving it on my site just in case that site goes down. Thanks goes to the original author for this.
You first need to create the txt file and directories here:
Then you need to create the mm.cfg file in both location:
Then paste the follwing code in the mm.cfg:
Initially, I pasted the code only in the first directory and couldn’t get it to work, not sure why, so place the file in both directories to play it safe.
I am running the Flash Debug Player 10, on Mac OS X.
To see the messages as they come on Terminal, navigate to the flashlog directory and type in:
tail -f flashlog.txt