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.

Hopelessly lost in Flash

March 21st, 2008

I really was going to post a new Flash tutorial last night. Unfortunately, I ended up spending hours experimenting with polar coordinate plotting and never got around to the tutorial. All I have to show for myself is this nifty little animation. I hope somebody enjoys it. I certainly enjoyed making it.