Posts Tagged "actionscript 3"

Experimental flickr photo viewer

Experimental flickr photo viewer

Not so long ago I saw a nice menu from (I’m not really sure) a game console on TV. It had a tilted view on 3D planes with information from a games and after selecting a plane the plane rotate toward the camera so you could see more detail from…

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What is the deal with application.parameters?

I send a userId to my application to display a linechart with the application.parameter object. I get the userId parameter inside my application and can trace or alert it and I see the userId on my screen. Ok everything is working fine for now. Then I want to use the…

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DataGrid doesn’t update rowCount correctly

I have an Bindable ArrayCollection with values and DataGrid that should show all the values (or rows) without the ugly scrollbars (I hate scrollbars). This is working correct by setting the rowCount property in DataGrid like this:  rowCount = “this.ArrayCollection.length” the tricky part is when you add items to that…

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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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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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