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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 together and because...

Facebook Fanpage PSD Template 2011

Lets face it, designers sometimes need to make a mock-up that doesn’t actually exist which sometimes can be time consuming and extremely irritating. Facebook fanpages have been a very hot topic for clients recently. They are wanting to break into the social media...

Foodie Fight Facebook Quiz

To celebrate the brands London Restaurant Week campaign, we (Razorfish London) have created ‘Foodie Fight’ a mini-quiz designed to challenge peoples knowledge of all things culinary. Know your artichoke from your asparagus? Know how many Michelin Stars Marco Pierre...

MovieClip Loop Control

import net.peteshand.utils.LoopCtrl; LoopCtrl.setLoops(this,3,40); // Parameters: // Target MovieClip, // Number of Loops, // Frames of end of timeline to stop at (default = 0) package net.peteshand.utils { import flash.display.MovieClip; import flash.events.Event;...

Trace Event

It would be great to add a way to track trace events. when testing flash within the browser its nice to be able to see the trace output. currently there are ways to do this with plugins for firefox or air apps from De MonsterDebugger, but sometime your testing on...