New release of SwfObj hot off the press. This release uses the newly updated SwfObject 2.2 code as well as fixes an issue for Wordpress users who place their wp-content somewhere other than the default location.
Have you ever seen those paintings where the eyes are always looking at you no matter where you stand. Well, sorry, this tutorial won’t teach you anything about painting. This simple Flash tutorial goes over how to make a pair of eyes follow the mouse using Actionscript.
If you are trying to generate effects in a circular pattern, like a planet’s orbit then polar coordinates are the way to go. Here’s a brief discussion on the topic of polar coordinate plotting inFlash to create some very cool rotating effects without a lot of effort.
Combine Wikipedia, Flickr and random and you get the next hit music album. If you do any sort of graphic design and need a quick side project, this is a fun one to do.
Watch out for vanishing feeds. My Feedburner blog feed was returning a 404 File Not Found error when I tried accessing it through PHP, but showed up fine in my browser. It took a while to figure out what was going on. If anyone else is having the same problem, hopefully this article will help.
So for the past month-ish I’ve been trying out a little experiment. I added an extra ad block to my articles page to see if I suddenly saw a dramatic increase in advertising revenue on the site. And here we are a month later.