Monthly Archives: February 2010

Why I’m more excited about CSS3 than HTML5

HTML5 is in reality a long why from being finalized. Sure Safari, Chrome and Firefox support it and there’s a work around using Javascript to get Internet Explorer to work with it, but really it’s going to be a while … Continue reading

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Using Tweens in ActionScript 3

Last week ActiveTuts put up a quick tutorial about building a sliding menu paddle, which isn’t anything too complicated but it was the first time I’d done anything with the built in Tween Class in ActionScript 3. Usually I’d use … Continue reading

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HTML5 and CSS3 Will Have to Wait for IE9

I am excited about the future of web development, the stuff that we’re going to be able to do with HTML5 and CSS3 is going to be amazing, even some of the stuff that people are doing now it pretty … Continue reading

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Photoshop’s Creators Talk About the Early Days

Amazingly, Adobe’s Photoshop has been around for 20 years! Adobe TV has put a video of John Knoll, Thomas Knoll, Russell Brown, and Steve Guttman, the guys who created Photoshop, talking about what was going on when they came up … Continue reading

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Flash ain’t dead yet!

Last night, Lee Brimelow put up a video on his blog showing Flash Player 10.1 and Adobe AIR running on the Motorola Droid. This, plus the fact that Windows Mobile also runs Flash, is a huge deal for Flash developers. … Continue reading

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3 Great Books to Help You Learn ActionScript 3

The great thing about the Flash community is all the sharing. You can pretty much find the solution to any problem or question you have. There’s tons of blogs and forums out there that are full of information on Flash … Continue reading

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Step 5 in Building a Shooter Game in AS3

On to the final step in making our shooter! You can go back and check Step 1, Step 2, Step 3 and Step 4 if you missed something. In this step, we’re going to add a score and set up … Continue reading

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The death of IE6 and the future of the web browser

I can’t tell you how excited I was to hear that Google will stop supporting IE6 on March 1. This might just be the thing that, with companies actually wanting to upgrade to Windows 7, will end IE6’s reign of … Continue reading

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Chrome Experiments are getting Crazy

I haven’t been to the Chrome Experiments site since Google launched Chrome a couple of years ago. If you haven’t heard of the site, it’s a bunch of JavaScript experiments showcasing Chrome’s JavaScript engine, V8. The original stuff was balls … Continue reading

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