Injecting and calling JS functions from within flash using external

I recently encountered a unique requirement in one of my projects, triggering the loading of a page in the background (outside of flash, using Ajax) from within flash. Often you cannot rely on JS functions to be available, you could load public libraries (Jquery or equivalent) or inject your own functions to the DOM, I […]

Profyler – profile image creation app

Many people are having troubles resizing and processing pictures into a profile image (say for Facebook?), there are countless free utilities and apps out there (most of them look pretty shitty..), and also several online services, and now there is another one – mine :) It’s a flash application that enables you to scale and […]

Glossy buttons in pure as3 code

I’ve been playing with the drawing classes, experimenting gradients and blending modes, and so I put together a small (basic) as3 class that generates a glossy button with pure code – no library assets. You can download the class here. The class constructor expects only 3 parameters: @param rad = Width of button @param darkColor […]

ResizeManager – simple scaling engine for MovieClips

Flash objects (SWF) can fill the entire Html body, and scale along with browser window as you resize it (it’s done by setting width and height attributes to 100% in the embed tags). However unless scaleMode is properly defined as well, the outcome may look surprisingly bad, the flash content may loose proportions and distort, […]