Buzzword Buster — AMFVO

AMFVO is short for Action Message Format (AMF) Value Object (VO).

AMF is a bina­ry for­mat used to seri­al­ize Action­Script objects, pri­mar­i­ly used to exchange data between a Flash appli­ca­tion and a remote ser­vice; a VO is also known as a Data Trans­fer Object (DTO), it is used to trans­fer data between appli­ca­tion sub­sys­tems.

An AMFVO is sim­ply a val­ue object used to trans­fer Action­Script objects between a Flash appli­ca­tion and a remote ser­vice.

The most wide­ly used AMF encod­ing frame­work for .Net is Flourine­FX.