We’re using the random object for many things, by its nature it may repeat a number, but sometimes we don’t want to get the same number more than once, for example when showing a random image out of an array of images, or jumping to a random frame in a MovieClip. Currently there is no […]
While working on the video player, I wanted to show spinning loading animation while buffering, and since I decided that the whole thing will be pure code, with no library assets, I had to code this animation – just the kind of things I like. It didn’t take long, and I decided to share it […]
Jack Doyle at greensock shared a really cool AS2 class he calls ‘TextMetrics’ – sounds promising ha?The class calculates x/y coordinates of a string in a textfield, allowing highlighting it or calculating rows width.. nice.Check out his example. Thanks Jack!
According to Philipp Lohmann, Sun Microsystems joins porting effort for OpenOffice.org for Mac. I’ve been using NeoOffice for a while now, and even though it got better (it should with the amount of patches they release), it is still kinda slow. But the current OpenOffice Mac port uses X11, and performs even worse, it been […]
I was using all kind of FTP clients along the years, mainlly on PC’s, and my Mac was always neglected because there was no decent client to work with. when I found this great free application – Cyberduck – I was surprized how well it works and how intuitive the interface is. I contacted David […]