Posts by: Arno Manders

Augmented Reality

A few weeks ago I was busy finding a graduate project. And during that time augmented reality looked very interesting. Most of you know what it means, for the others here a small explaining line from wikipedia: Augmented reality (AR) is a field of computer research which deals with the…

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Draw on 3D object

Here in Holland you have free news papers that you can read when you consume any kind of  public transportation.  In my childhood when I was bored I took a newspaper and draw all sorts of objects on  photo’s of famous people,  like: glasses, moustaches, beards and acme. I think…

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How to find an address with Google maps Flash API

After the Flash Google maps API release I spend some time to see what is possible. I started with the documentation from Google. In there documentation they are using the latitude and longitude coordinates to set the center of your map. This is not really a human readable way to…

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Air file.nativePath Vs. file.url

Is it me or is file.url a lot easier to use than file.nativePath in Adobe AIR. Maybe I’m missing something because every tutorial or code snippet I can find uses file.nativePath. I’m busy building an AIR application that can be used on Windows and Mac OS. I have to take…

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Direction of the TileList behaves strange

I stumbled into an incorrect working function of the TileList in Flex. It looks like they swopped a few variables around. If you set the direction of the TileList to horizontal it looks like Flex doesn’t care about the option and just scolls vertical. After that I checked an Adobe…

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More playing with 3D and 3D physics engine

I extended the Flex 3D example of my previous post some more. Now you can drag (left mousebutton) the objects and bounce them into each other. I think the smart visiters will see that it look a little like TileUI from Doug McCune or TileUI copy of Bill White. I…

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Get full file path in AIR

Normally if you want a file path in Flex to upload a file you use FileReference() with a browse(). Last week I tried the same technique to get a file dragged from the desktop to my AIR application. After fixing a strange problem the code worked but the next problem…

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