QBN Sessions Presents Joshua Davis

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Flash Player 10 Code Name Astro

[kml_flashembed movie=”/labs/swf/iHold.swf” height=”150″ width=”450″ quality=”best” fvars=”fs=/imgs/adobe/flashplayer10.jpg” /] The name is out! Emmy Huang, product manager for Adobe Flash Player released the code name for the Flash Player 10 “Astro” and for those lucky ones that will be able to make it to MAX this year they will be able to see what “Astro” can do […]

Amazon Mp3 Beta – Mp3 downloads for any player

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Hide Old and Reveal New Script

[kml_flashembed movie=”/labs/swf/reveal.swf” height=”150″ width=”450″ /] I was talking the other day with a friend about a small challenge, having 2 images on stage with 2 ideas. 1- have the experience being user driven (in this case the mouse reveals one image while hiding the other) 2- Use XML for easy update. So we fired flash […]

Compile to Flash 8 when using EventDispatcher

or a while I was not able to fire different events and the reason why is because I was compiling to flash player 9 instead of 8. So if there are certain events that are not firing one thing that you can check is the export settings.

Creating empty movieclips – not on the fly

hen you need a visible movieclip instead of creating a movieclip on stage and cleaning it up create a moviclip directly on the Library -New Graphic-.

Halo 3 Believe

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Movieclip Instance Name to String

When Dealing with Movieclips and you need to access the refence as string do [instanceName].toString() rather than instanceName.toString()

Always do a garbage collection

As simple as creating a method in your class or a function on your code to delete unnecessary variables or set them to null for garbage collection.