Archive for the ‘Flex, Flash and AMFPHP’ Category

Simple timeline graph with Prefuse Flare

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

I just finished the Flare shockwave that will replace stuff I previously made with jFlot. As you might know, I had to replace the processingjs linkmap with the Flare original due to performance issues with processingjs specifically and canvas + JS in general.... Read More

Ubuntu, Flex, ANT, AXDT and Flare – getting started

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

Update: This visualization and other Flare stuff can be seen in a fully functioning state in the VizReader RSS reader.... Read More

Optics simulation in Flash – lens formula

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

I just created a flash simulation of what happens when you move an object in front of a convergent lens. When the object is moved back and forth its image will react to the movement. It all had to happen with Actionscript 2 too. Check the result here.... Read More

Zend Amf and class mapping with Flash CS3 / AS3

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Update: I just got a mail from Julien Iafrancesco:... Read More

Detecting parent URL with AS3 and jQuery – redux

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

In an earlier article I spoke about changing the stage size based on the URL of the page that loads the ShockWave. ... Read More

Creating Help with Flash and ActionScript3

Monday, January 19th, 2009

I just finished making the support document for Dive Admin, I did it in Flash by replicating the interface of the application and adding a lot of elements explaining it, as well as navigational interactivity. This approach should be easier for the end user to work with than having a 200 page manual where the feature he wants help with is on page 143, paragraph 5.... Read More

Changing Flash stage size from ActionScript

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

Changing the stage size can’t really be done in a pure sense just with AS, unfortunately.... Read More

Menu and Banner from XML with AS3 and Flash CS3

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

I’ve just finished remaking the menu/banner of Sea Bees, one of the bigger diving shops here in Phuket. ... Read More

Flash 10 and jQuery multi-file uploader

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Update: I’m not using flash for uploads anymore, XHR is better and more stable if you can require users to use at least Chrome 6 or Firefox 3.6 for instance.... Read More

Simulating Gravity in Flash

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

I’ve got some kind of compulsory disorder. Sometimes I just have to do some simulations, play with physics and get a break from normal web development. I haven’t had an “episode” in over two years now (view the last one), but a few days ago all this pent up need just had to be released and this tutorial is the uber-geeky result. Just touch the spheres with the mouse pointer, not too fast or you’re gonna break out of orbit!

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