Category: Open Source

Open Source AS3 Scrum Tool? I am not sure how active the non-gaming Flash development community is. I am not sure if anyone will see this blog post as I’ve become a whimper on the thorax of an ant in …

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A thank you to Scott Janousek for posting to G+, this is a very cool find on his part. “Visualization and “audibilization” of 15 Sorting Algorithms in 6 Minutes. Sorts random shuffles of integers, with both speed and the number of …

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Back in 2009 I started to code up an AS3 partition (range) slider, that is, a slider with multiple thumbs. Three in fact. It’s not dynamic by any means. There is a Document Class but it’s tied directly to assets …

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I don’t partake of the Adobe Flash AS3 code bubbler very much any more, having saddled up with Objective-C and iOS/OS X development a lot more these days. However, I do dabble in AS3 from time to time, generating some …

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Adobe Topcoat. It’s out and available. Well. Most of it. An Open Source UI Library for creating beautiful and responsive applications using web standards Before going to GitHub to check out some code you can check out a lot of …

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Tonight I took a drive down I-90W and into Boston down to MIT building E51 for a Cocoaheads Boston meeting. I was sweating the intricacies of getting around down there since I’m not exactly familiar with the area, but once …

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From 3D Safari Sites (A list of sites known to employ the brand new 3D effects of Snow Leopard’s Safari. Mmm, hardware-accelerated CSS) comes a new entry… the first 3D WordPress theme. Launch using Safari. It’s not really usable at this point, but …

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So your SWFs won’t play on an iPhone/Touch or iPad? If Chris Smoak has anything to do about it, they will albeit in another form. Chris has written a Flash Player in JavaScript (called Smokescreen) that takes Flash objects and …

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Another video “review” of Flash running on Android 2.2. This one comes from IntoMobile. Scrolling to me still looks kind of choppy… you’ll notice that the content doesn’t seem securely anchored to the page that is being scrolled. That’s a …

Another Adobe Flash 10.1 with Froyo video “review” Read More »

I’m not sure if you’ve been reading about a test video you can watch where Android 2.2 is supposedly significantly faster without FP 10.1 beta running on it. It is beta and will be updated and tweaked, but it has …

So what’s the deal with Flash 10.1 and Android 2.2 sluggishness? Read More »

After watching Google I/O and seeing the traction that Android is getting, I will be finally downloading the Android SDK tomorrow morning. I won’t be giving up Objective-C and iPhone/iPad development by any means, but getting Android under my belt …

Android SDK, here I come Read More »

Scouring the web last night I came upon more information (that if true) that doesn’t exactly bode well for the format. Garrett-Glaser: VP8, as a spec, should be a bit better than H.264 Baseline Profile and VC-1. It’s not even …

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WebM has been introduced by Google as a new media format, an open web media project. VP8 video is now open source & royalty free. WebM is a wrapper (container being Matroska or .mkv) for VP8 video and Ogg Vorbis …

Adobe to support VP8 format in the Flash Player Read More »

Technology Temple has posted today that their open source Flash implementation has reached beta status. Here is the link to the post. If you’re interested in a quick read first, here are some of the details supplied. 😀 Features: OpenGL …

Lightspark (Open Source Flash Player) reaches Beta Status Read More »