Wade Arnold wrote an interesting article about connecting flash to a MySql database with the help of AMFPHP, flash remoting. Displaying the huge amount of information stored in a MySql database using the DataGrid class that comes with Flash CS3. To fill a data grid in flash through Flash Remoting, Wade points out that you need to write your own data provider class to convert a AS3 Array Collection for the data grid. Strange enough this data provider isn’t part of Adobe Flash.
Here are some interesting sites to look on when you want to try AMFPHP and AS3 for yourself: