PHP to generate font code for Flex

I have been loading Fonts for a project for over 2 hours now and I am about 70{9eb845e9932a4c0558a0305a78bf1c2d5042d8a06323e6cdeacdb9c8597fbf65} done. Basically I needed an SWF library of fonts to be used in an application I am developing, problem is the font needs to be registered (loaded) in order for the “New Font” option to see it. Now on the Mac I found adding/deleting fonts is easy, but very time consuming.

This is all being done in AS2, of course my love of Flash comes in to AS3, where I was able to (just for testing) create this little PHP script that reads a directory of fonts and creates the embed tags for me.. figured I would share it, so here it is.

Again, this is ONLY for AS3 (in Flex).

$dir = opendir('./fonts/');
while (false !== ($file = readdir($dir)))
if ($file != "." && $file != "..")
print "@font-face {\n\tsrc:url(\"fonts/" . $file . "\");\n\tfontFamily: myFont;\n\tflashType: true;\n}\n";

It repeatedly prints out import blocks, like this:
@font-face {
fontFamily: myFont;
flashType: true;

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