Resizing an image in ActionScript

I'm working with a company on a project and we need a way to:
1). allow a user of our website to select an image on their
computer.
2). Compress that image to specific dimensions
3). Upload the image to the site.
We want to compress the image first to reduce upload time and
make sure the pictures fit nicely into the templates we
have.

I would approach it this way
Flash/Flex to resize the image so user can see what is going
on.
Then Flash/Flex can upload the resize data and the original
image.
Then on the server side you would perform the resizing.

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