Category

Flash is dead

April 7th, 2010

According to all of the buzz on the interweb these days, Flash is dead. While I doubt that is the case, I do think that there are a lot more things that can now be done without Flash. And I intend to test out that concept throughout the year with some fresh new tutorials.

SwfObj Version 0.9.2

December 4th, 2009

The latest release of SwfObj adds the option to embed your Flash objects dynamically. Now SwfObj fully takes advantage of the SwfObject Javascript library.

SwfObj Updates for WP 2.8

June 16th, 2009

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.

Flash Tutorial: Eyes Following the Mouse

April 21st, 2009

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.

Tutorial: Polar Coordinate Plotting in Actionscript

April 17th, 2009

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.

SwfObj 0.7 Ready in Time for the Holidays

December 18th, 2008

WordPress 2.7 required making some changes to SwfObj. Those have been implemented and are currently available in the 0.7 release of SwfObj.

SwfObj Version 0.6 Released

November 17th, 2008

SwfObj just received some needed bug fixes. You can view some notes on the changes here. Or just go and get the latest version.

Flash Player 10

November 10th, 2008

Flash released version 10 of their player. It comes with one feature I am especially excited about. Keyboard inputs in fullscreen mode!

SwfObj version 0.3 released

May 23rd, 2008

A new release of the SwfObj WordPress plugin just in time for Memorial Day. So go grill up some hamburgers and when you get a chance, update your plugins. It seems SwfObj is all I’ve been talking about for the last little while.

SwfObj Plugin Unleashed

May 20th, 2008

A new version of the SwfObj WordPress plugin was released today. Come see what’s new.