Adobe Developer spotlight: Todd Williams

I know there are some really nice scroll components similar to this on the web, information pills here but I think this still has merit. It seems like every job comes with a different scroll bar design, the buttons and scroll bar can be any shape, size or configuration. While most Flash scroll bar components are easily skinned, this is kind of the opposite of skinning. You create the artwork, convert each item to a MovieClip, then apply the class. The code wraps the artwork instead of the artwork skinning the code. This class started around 3 years ago and has been modified for many different projects and continued to evolve into what we have today. It is not perfect, but it can handle most jobs needing custom scroll bars. Technorati Tags: Adobe, AIR, developer, devnet, Flash, Flex, todd williams Read the full article…

iPhone Watch January 2009

Adobe MAX 2008 kicks off with Shantanu Narayen, troche Adobe CEO. I will do some live blogging from MAX. All post are being typed on my iPhone, due to my broken laptop, so do not expect a lot of details. Over 5000 in attendence. Followed by 2 more MAX conferences in europe and Asia. Flash catalyst announced, previously Thurmo. (Red) Wire announced, delivered on AIR. $5 a month. Kevin Lynch on stage. Cloud and client. Across multiple screens/devices. Flash player 10 is awesome. Audio waveform data, 3D, text engine, drawing API, pixel blender. FAST realtime processing. Adobe MAX 2008 kicks off with Shantanu Narayen, troche Adobe CEO. I will do some live blogging from MAX. All post are being typed on my iPhone, due to my broken laptop, so do not expect a lot of details. Over 5000 in attendence. Followed by 2 more MAX conferences in europe and Asia. Read the full article…

Adobe MAX 2008 day one

Adobe MAX 2008 kicks off with Shantanu Narayen, troche Adobe CEO. I will do some live blogging from MAX. All post are being typed on my iPhone, due to my broken laptop, so do not expect a lot of details. Over 5000 in attendence. Followed by 2 more MAX conferences in europe and Asia. Flash catalyst announced, previously Thurmo. (Red) Wire announced, delivered on AIR. $5 a month. Kevin Lynch on stage. Cloud and client. Across multiple screens/devices. Flash player 10 is awesome. Audio waveform data, 3D, text engine, drawing API, pixel blender. FAST realtime processing. Adobe MAX 2008 kicks off with Shantanu Narayen, troche Adobe CEO. I will do some live blogging from MAX. All post are being typed on my iPhone, due to my broken laptop, so do not expect a lot of details. Over 5000 in attendence. Followed by 2 more MAX conferences in europe and Asia. Read the full article…

MAX continued

Adobe MAX 2008 kicks off with Shantanu Narayen, troche Adobe CEO. I will do some live blogging from MAX. All post are being typed on my iPhone, due to my broken laptop, so do not expect a lot of details. Over 5000 in attendence. Followed by 2 more MAX conferences in europe and Asia. Flash catalyst announced, previously Thurmo. (Red) Wire announced, delivered on AIR. $5 a month. Kevin Lynch on stage. Cloud and client. Across multiple screens/devices. Flash player 10 is awesome. Audio waveform data, 3D, text engine, drawing API, pixel blender. FAST realtime processing. Adobe MAX 2008 kicks off with Shantanu Narayen, troche Adobe CEO. I will do some live blogging from MAX. All post are being typed on my iPhone, due to my broken laptop, so do not expect a lot of details. Over 5000 in attendence. Followed by 2 more MAX conferences in europe and Asia. Read the full article…

Abobe MAX 2008 San Francisco

Adobe MAX 2008 kicks off with Shantanu Narayen, troche Adobe CEO. I will do some live blogging from MAX. All post are being typed on my iPhone, due to my broken laptop, so do not expect a lot of details. Over 5000 in attendence. Followed by 2 more MAX conferences in europe and Asia. Flash catalyst announced, previously Thurmo. (Red) Wire announced, delivered on AIR. $5 a month. Kevin Lynch on stage. Cloud and client. Across multiple screens/devices. Flash player 10 is awesome. Audio waveform data, 3D, text engine, drawing API, pixel blender. FAST realtime processing. Technorati Tags: Adobe Max, AIR, Flash, Flex, keynote Read the full article…

Adobe launches Tour de Flex

It is official, check Adobe launches Tour de Flex, prescription the update to the Flex 2 Component Explorer. Check it out here Tour de Flex. Check out the About link in the drop-down in the upper right, to find links back to this blog (Todd Williams) and our company HD Interactive. Also Greg Wilson has more background on how this version can to be. Technorati Tags: AS3, component explorer, Flex, flex.org, hdinteractive.com, Tour de Flex Read the full article…

Adobe Max and Taterboy blog update

Flex.org already has tons of tutorials and looks like a great resource for Flex development and the Flex community. flex.org I was first introduced to the ColorTransform class while reading the AS2 to AS3 migration documentation about setRGB(). I was immediately impressed with the features, stomach web but intimidated when I saw the constructor and all the offset, story color and alpha arguments. I just needed to change the color of something, nothing special, no gradients, no alpha, no space shuttle landings, just a simple hex color change. So here is a simple color change utility that is a lot closer to what I am used to. ?View Code ACTIONSCRIPTfunction paint(obj:Object,color:Number):void{ var ct:ColorTransform = new ColorTransform(); ct.color = color; obj.transform.colorTransform = ct; } source here I was first introduced to the ColorTransform class while reading the AS2 to AS3 migration documentation about setRGB(). I was immediately impressed with the features, Read the full article…

Free Fullscreen Kiosk Web Browser

Flex.org already has tons of tutorials and looks like a great resource for Flex development and the Flex community. flex.org I was first introduced to the ColorTransform class while reading the AS2 to AS3 migration documentation about setRGB(). I was immediately impressed with the features, stomach web but intimidated when I saw the constructor and all the offset, story color and alpha arguments. I just needed to change the color of something, nothing special, no gradients, no alpha, no space shuttle landings, just a simple hex color change. So here is a simple color change utility that is a lot closer to what I am used to. ?View Code ACTIONSCRIPTfunction paint(obj:Object,color:Number):void{ var ct:ColorTransform = new ColorTransform(); ct.color = color; obj.transform.colorTransform = ct; } source here I was first introduced to the ColorTransform class while reading the AS2 to AS3 migration documentation about setRGB(). I was immediately impressed with the features, Read the full article…

Tampa Flash, Flex and AIR Developers Group

Flex.org already has tons of tutorials and looks like a great resource for Flex development and the Flex community. flex.org I was first introduced to the ColorTransform class while reading the AS2 to AS3 migration documentation about setRGB(). I was immediately impressed with the features, stomach web but intimidated when I saw the constructor and all the offset, story color and alpha arguments. I just needed to change the color of something, nothing special, no gradients, no alpha, no space shuttle landings, just a simple hex color change. So here is a simple color change utility that is a lot closer to what I am used to. ?View Code ACTIONSCRIPTfunction paint(obj:Object,color:Number):void{ var ct:ColorTransform = new ColorTransform(); ct.color = color; obj.transform.colorTransform = ct; } source here I was first introduced to the ColorTransform class while reading the AS2 to AS3 migration documentation about setRGB(). I was immediately impressed with the features, Read the full article…