AS3 Window

AS3 Window

Ok, so one thing that has always bugged me about as3′s navigateToURL is its lack of control over the window that is opened, mainly that you can’t control the width and height. There are of course ways around this with javascript, but wouldn’t it be nice if you could...
Away3D Liquid Ball

Away3D Liquid Ball

As part of one of my last projects I needed to create this interactive oil blob (as seen here, 58 seconds in). Thought I’d do a quick post showing it off and sharing the source for anyone who is interested. The environment map is of Manly Beach (Sydney) and was...

Flash/AS3 Web Notifications

Quick tutorial on opening Web Notifications in compatible browsers (Webkit) via as3. First download the WebNotifications.swc and include it in your project. import net.peteshand.utils.WebNotifications; If you want to test if the users browser is compatible simply...

Flash 11 Platform Game Prototype

you can view an early prototype for a platform game I’m building with flash 11, away3d and box2d below. You can view the game in action here (Warming: there is no pre-loader). I’ve been surprised at the speed in which I’ve been able to put this...