2007 Entries

My IconBuffet Addiction

December 19th, 2007

IconBuffet has finally sucked me into their tangled web of icon trading. Beware anyone who likes free icons; it may be too good to resist.

Flash Race Car Tutorial: Part 1

December 1st, 2007

This Flash tutorial will teaches the basics of making a keyboard controlled racecar in Flash. Lots of great stuff on moving an object around the screen with the keyboard. You could apply this to a spaceship, a gorilla or whatever else you want to control.

Is the Splotch still alive?

October 10th, 2007

A quick update on what I’ve been doing these past weeks of silence. orange Splotch is slowly gaining momentum and legal power.

Speed up your Flash development time with slider-bars

August 27th, 2007

This Flash developer can’t emphasize the importance of slider-bars enough. If you haven’t discovered the joy of slider-bars, you’re missing out.

Simpsons Appearance

July 27th, 2007

For those of you who don’t know what I look like, I thought I’d post this photo of me hanging out with Bart on the set of The Simpsons Movie. Bart and I go way back. I first met him when we were both in the 4th grade. Those were good time.

Main page update

July 25th, 2007

Finally updated orangeSplotch’s home page. No more “Look for content soon” box. Hurray!

Rock-A-Bye Baby

July 13th, 2007

Sorry for the sparse updates here lately. My priorities have been elsewhere for the past couple of weeks. I hope you can understand.

Flash Hyperspace Star Field Tutorial

June 20th, 2007

This Flash tutorial shows you how to create an effect of flying through particles, similar to the “warp speed” effect in Star Trek. The particles can be any MovieClip object you want, stars, dancing bananas, etc.

Safari for Windows: I like it!

June 12th, 2007

To all the not-so-privileged designers of the world, the announcement that Apple has released Safari on Windows is very welcome news.

What happens when you Splotch up your site?

June 7th, 2007

Trying to set up file versioning on my site has resulting in a few things braking. Thank you for your patience while I try to get everything up and running.