I have recently been engaged in a fun experiment for a touchscreen using Actionscript and the Twitter API. It has been a fantastic learning experience in many ways, including AS3, object oriented programming, and above all, usability. There are some things worth mentioning: 1. Making a virtual keyboard for a touchscreen is much more tedious […]
It’s been some time since my last post. My apologies – I have been sucked into the Twitter vortex which I find fascinating to be honest. I mean, whodda thunk that 140 characters could reveal so many brand insights! But that’s a different post altogether. Today I’m sharing some tips that I learned from Todd […]
Hi all. Just added three new files to my FlashDen profile (yes, I know it’s been a while since I’ve done anything on there). They’re all simple time-savers which hopefully makes people’s lives a bit easier. The more significant accomplishment, however, is that they are all AS3 – which I’m now becoming increasingly comfortable with. […]
A great subject/post by Lee Brimelow (be sure to read the comments too). I have myself tried a number of Tween libraries, including Fuse, Tweener, TweenLite, and TweenMax and completely agree with Lee that they are all great, and in the end, it’s all about what your needs are.
About a week ago I decided to finally give AS3 a real test drive as every other attempt I have made to understand the language has ended up in complete frustration that it doesn’t do things the way I’m used to. I have to say the experience has been painful, but I am beginning to […]