Archive for December 2008

Happy New Year!

Just wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a safe and happy new year. If you’re driving, don’t drink, and if you’re drinking, don’t drive. Let’s hope for an even better 2009!

Interview: Jack Doyle (GreenSock)

I recently had a chance to ask Jack Doyle, the creator of TweenLite/Max, some questions in between projects. As some of you who regularly read this blog already know, I’m a huge fan of Jack’s TweenMax and use it on a regular basis. Jack is a friend and colleague, yes, but that is not why […]

Merry Christmas

Yes, it’s the obligatory holiday post. To those who celebrate it, Merry Christmas. To those that don’t, happy holidays. Everyone have a safe holiday season and enjoy the weather (especially if you’re in Chicago, like me). And I’m making this post today because I won’t have time to do it tomorrow, FYI.

Inspiration: Audi – Vorsprung durch Technik

Neue Digitale created a pretty sweet site for Audi. While the title of the site is in German, the site can be viewed in English as well as a whole lot of other languages. You’ve all seen the little field of dots in the past where once you mouse over it they repel away from […]

AS3: Playr

Ronny Welter, a Flash developer from Belgium, just released version 2 of Playr for AS3. In his own words: Playr is a open source Flash Actionscript 3 class which takes the heavy lifting off your hands and makes building any kind of music player a piece of cake.

Excuses, Excuses!

I’m sure everyone has noticed the lack of updating even after I got back from vacation. I’m here to outline some reasons (read: excuses) why things have slowed down so tremendously here lately.

Viva Las Vegas

I’ll be heading to Vegas very early tomorrow morning for some much needed vacation time. I’ll be back on the 11th but I just wanted to post this here so that everyone that has emailed me in the past few days with questions knows that I’ve gotten them I just haven’t been able to answer […]

AS2 → AS3: Using Keyboard Events

Download Example Files Using the keys on your keyboard to interact with the Flash environment has changed from AS2 to AS3. While some of the AS3 code takes a couple of more lines than the AS2 stuff to get done, this is not the case with this example. The AS3 code is not only shorter […]