This article will cover techniques in dealing with application state and
complex animations. Additionally, I've included a few quick primers on how to
implement some of the designs a Flash developer can be expected to put into
Flash as well as a sample application file. This article will cover
techniques in dealing with application state and complex animations.
Additionally, I've included a few quick primers on how to implement some of
the designs a Flash developer can be expected to put into Flash as well as a
sample application file.
There are many articles dealing with application state, from Visual Basic to
PHP. My goal is not to rehash those topics, but to show you some tips and
tricks I've learned in merging state and animation in Flash, since one of the
main features that draws people to utilizing the Flash Player in a browser is
its ability to keep applicati... (more)
Central is important to developers for a number of reasons. First, Central
provides an application framework with which you can sell the applications
you make. You just have to add a few purchasing details to an XML file and
edit a Web form. Additionally, the user is presented with information about
how to purchase. Considering Macromedia's current deals with companies such
as Intel and AOL, you can be sure that your applications will get exposure.
The evolving Flash Player will do better on the desktop than within the
browser. There are fewer restrictions and a lot more room to a... (more)
It's 7:50 pm on Sunday, and I'm still working. I figured I'd share why I'm
debugging like crazy instead of relaxing.
For those of who know of Flex 2, Adobe's tool for programmers to create Rich
Internet Applications, it has this one feature that sets it apart from Flash,
and incidentally, its brother Spry shares. It allows you to put a variable
surrounded by curly brackets, and at runtime, anytime that variable changes,
it'll update whatever variable is being set to it. So, for a TextField, you
can bind a global text property to the TextField's text property, like so:
This is a checklist of items you need for an all-encompassing personal
branding strategy. Personal branding is the process of marketing and selling
yourself as a brand in order to gain success in business. Personal branding
is a continual process just as knowing yourself is a continual process. As
you grow, so does your brand. The need for personal branding arises from the
fact that globalization has increased competition in the workplace. As the
wheat is separated from the chaff, if you are left standing, you are left
standing with others of good caliber. The playing field is no... (more)
This entry is about utilizing branches for each developer in Subversion,
Merge Day, and how while cool, it’s an ivory tower process.
Note: This isn’t a tenet of the Agile methodology itself, it’s just
something that works well when you have a bunch of developers collaborating
together rapidly, and a specific workflow our client requested we follow.
We’re utilizing a Branch Workflow on my current project. What this means
is that each developer creates their own branch in Subversion. If you’re
utilizing Tortoise SVN on PC or Versions on Mac, this is effectively a ... (more)