Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 Sound = wtf

2007-09-13 Thread Andreas Rønning
. On 9/12/07, Andreas Rønning [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So i got my AS3 books finally. Essential AS3 by Moock, AS3 animation/making things move and AS3 design patterns. Of these 3, none give particular interest in the sound API. Making things move takes a fleeting glance at AS3 sound, limited

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 Sound = wtf

2007-09-13 Thread Andreas Rønning
I didn't mean hacking was wrong by any stretch, but i am not a hacker. I simply don't have the time / budget to get in-depth on that level. Imagine what these hacker types (Andrè Michelle in particular) could do if the API natively supported the things they now hack to do? I don't really think

[Flashcoders] AS3 Sound = wtf

2007-09-12 Thread Andreas Rønning
So i got my AS3 books finally. Essential AS3 by Moock, AS3 animation/making things move and AS3 design patterns. Of these 3, none give particular interest in the sound API. Making things move takes a fleeting glance at AS3 sound, limited to a = new Sound(); a.play();, and Design Patterns makes

Re: [Flashcoders] Photoshop CS3 breaks Flash development workflow

2007-09-05 Thread Andreas Rønning
Specific to yours anyway. Regardless, i can definitely see the frustration. I'm more keen on Adobe fixing the ridiculous issues with the Flash CS3 UI though. The insane depth sorting of windows (i love it when my library tab comes out underneath the output window) and how CS3 basically crawls

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 Events, Delegates and passing parameters

2007-09-03 Thread Andreas Rønning
I think, in the end, we are all poo developers - A - Original Message - From: Muzak [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Sunday, September 2, 2007 11:17:16 PM (GMT+0100) Europe/Berlin Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 Events, Delegates and passing parameters I

[Flashcoders] auto kerning results in invisible fonts?

2007-08-22 Thread Andreas Rønning
Had a lot of problems in CS3 since we got it with embedded fonts in dynamic refusing to render when the text property is changed and auto kerning is on. Is there a particular reason for this? I can't seem to reproduce it at will in a test fla, but it occurs in almost every AS2 project of any

[Flashcoders] Ridiculous problem

2006-10-02 Thread Andreas Rønning
this? The class works admirably, except, of course, it apparently can't be referenced, because it's always undefined. -- - Andreas Rønning --- Flash guy Rayon Visual Concepts, Oslo, Norway

Re: [Flashcoders] Ridiculous problem solution

2006-10-02 Thread Andreas Rønning
var tempTF = userInterface.attachMovie(etc) textForwarder = tempTF; That solved it. But i'd really like to know why - A Andreas Rønning wrote: TextForwarder is a MovieClip extension. In its constructor it traces (TF instanced); textForwarder = userInterface.attachMovie(textForwarderMC

Re: [Flashcoders] Ridiculous problem

2006-10-02 Thread Andreas Rønning
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[Flashcoders] Selection class makes me want to kick someone in the face

2006-10-02 Thread Andreas Rønning
...which is, i gather, somewhat of a general consensus. I'm working on a tablet pc application that requires the user to be able to select text and transfer this text to other parts of the application. The ideal way is as such: 1. The user makes a selection from *any selectable text field* 2.

Re: [Flashcoders] Selection class makes me want to kick someone in theface

2006-10-02 Thread Andreas Rønning
] On Behalf Of Andreas Rønning Sent: 02 October 2006 12:13 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: [Flashcoders] Selection class makes me want to kick someone in theface ...which is, i gather, somewhat of a general consensus. I'm working on a tablet pc application that requires the user to be able to select

Re: [Flashcoders] Code review, please

2006-09-25 Thread Andreas Rønning
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[Flashcoders] Flash 8 video encoder queues

2006-09-22 Thread Andreas Rønning
Anyone know if there's a way i can save multiple queues from Flash 8 video encoder? I'm prepared to be copying xml files around or whatever :( - A ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive:

[Flashcoders] A Zinc horror story

2006-09-04 Thread Andreas Rønning
Thought i'd share this. Found it amusing. I've been using Zinc for a while and for the most part i have no complaints, since most i use it for is simply blocking alt+f4 and escape (kiosk apps). Recently however i had a requirement to play a high quality movie, so i thought cool, i get to use

Re: [Flashcoders] references as return value issues

2006-08-30 Thread Andreas Rønning
- on a really swift look - shouldn't the first parameter be a boolean? i.e. inventoryTool = toolArea.addTool(false, InventoryToolMC); On 8/30/06, Andreas Rønning [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kind of stumped here. I have a class that holds an instance of a toolbar class. The toolbar class has a method

Re: [Flashcoders] solved - references as return value issues

2006-08-30 Thread Andreas Rønning
trace(stored value: +inventoryTool); //voilà, class var set properly What the hell? - Andreas Rønning wrote: Yeah, but nm that :) Forgetfulness on my part when typing in this example. Trust me that's not the issue. The actual addTool function has a twotiered conditional that just dictates what

Re: [Flashcoders] solved - references as return value issues

2006-08-30 Thread Andreas Rønning
a MovieClip (which should work fine) - but I've no idea what type inventoryTool is, from you're code, and wonder vaguely whether it's silently failing a cast somewhere. Any particular reason you're using Object rather than MovieClip? Ian On 8/30/06, Andreas Rønning [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: OOP methodology and flash. I'm loosing my faith...

2006-08-29 Thread Andreas Rønning
As Neo said, don't sweat the OOP. I honestly, truly, vividly believe that in 9 out of 10 approaches to an AS2 flash application, most if not all design patterns boil down to overengineering. Like you, i've spent so long pulling my hair out trying to factor design patterns into my actual

[Flashcoders] FlashDevelop telling me Video has no _visible field

2006-08-17 Thread Andreas Rønning
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[Flashcoders] shared class library

2006-08-16 Thread Andreas Rønning
I'm working concurrently with an artist, where i'm continuously updating the project class library, and he's working with the fla. Is there some way he could set his class path to work across the network, so whenever he tests he'll get the version i'm working on? Oh and he's on a mac and i'm

[Flashcoders] Strong typing vs attachMovie

2006-08-14 Thread Andreas Rønning
So say i have a movieClip in my library associated with the class Clock. In my application i want an instance of Clock on stage, so i do something like this: var UIClock:Clock = content.attachMovie(clock,uiclock1,1); naturally i'll get compiler errors, since attachMovie returns a MovieClip.

Re: [Flashcoders] Strong typing vs attachMovie

2006-08-14 Thread Andreas Rønning
(container : MovieClip,name : String, depth : Number, init : Object) : Clock{ var mc : MovieClip = container.attachMovie(linkage, name, depth, init); return Clock(mc); } On 8/14/06, Andreas Rønning [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So say i have a movieClip in my library associated

[Flashcoders] Serious MTASC/Flashdevelop compile issue

2006-08-09 Thread Andreas Rønning
http://andreas.rayon.no/mtasc_compileerror.jpg Basically, out of nowhere, MTASC started giving me errors on stuff like commas and periods in strings, comments and errors like invalid character 0xF8. Anyone know what could cause this? I've got multiple projects that compile just fine, just

Re: [Flashcoders] Serious MTASC/Flashdevelop compile issue

2006-08-09 Thread Andreas Rønning
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Re: [Flashcoders] Calling functions in sequence

2006-08-09 Thread Andreas Rønning
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[Flashcoders] Specifying constructors in interfaces

2006-08-08 Thread Andreas Rønning
I'm not too familiar with interfaces, but is there a way i can specify that an implementing class constructor must be structured a specific way? Such as if its a multiuser app it would require one and only one argument, being the netconnection instance? - Andreas

[Flashcoders] some event model questions

2006-08-08 Thread Andreas Rønning
I've run into a situation where i have two UI elements listening to one another. Is this bad form? - A ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive:

[Flashcoders] MC Reference path vs actual path

2006-08-08 Thread Andreas Rønning
inputField = this.createEmptyMovieClip(chat_input,1); then, with keyboard focus on that movieclip: trace(Selection.getFocus()); trace(inputField); outputs: _level0.chat_input; _level0.inputField; A) this makes Selection.getFocus() *awkward* in OOP. B) I

Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 faster ??

2006-07-10 Thread Andreas Rønning
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Re: [Flashcoders] AS3 faster ??

2006-07-10 Thread Andreas Rønning
:) - Andreas Nick Weekes wrote: Andreas, you got any links to your benchmarking? Id be interested to see them (Im not planning on migrating to AS3 just yet). -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Andreas Rønning Sent: 10 July 2006 14:59 To: Flashcoders

Re: [Flashcoders] embedFonts vs. setTextFormat

2006-07-05 Thread Andreas Rønning
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[Flashcoders] Textfield clearing on Enter key

2006-07-04 Thread Andreas Rønning
God knows why this is such a hassle: I have a chat app that sends messages when the user hits enter. The input field is multiline (and needs to be, for the sake of elegance). Hitting enter inserts a line break in the text regardless of what i do right now. The method reads something like

Re: [Flashcoders] [Ann] Tonight: World's Largest Flex Application

2006-07-03 Thread Andreas Rønning
in exchange. Please RSVP at http://www.flashdev.org.au/rsvp. There will be lucky door prizes for those who rsvp. (Put yourself on the http://www.frappr.com/flexdevelopers map) Chris -- - Andreas Rønning --- Flash guy Rayon Visual Concepts, Oslo, Norway

Re: [Flashcoders] [Ann] Tonight: World's Largest Flex Application

2006-07-03 Thread Andreas Rønning
: I disagree. I dont know the full demographic breakdown of the members of this list so I can't comment on the 'screaming majority', but even if there are 1 or 2 aussie coders interested in this I would consider it useful. Andreas Rønning wrote: I wish people wouldn't advertise local events

Re: [Flashcoders] [Ann] Tonight: World's Largest Flex Application

2006-07-03 Thread Andreas Rønning
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Re: [Flashcoders] [Ann] Tonight: World's Largest Flex Application

2006-07-03 Thread Andreas Rønning
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[Flashcoders] the speed of bitmapdata

2006-06-29 Thread Andreas Rønning
Anyone know a fast way to draw a pixel perfect rectangle onto a bitmapData instance without a loop and setPixel? I have a picture-in-picture video thing going on and the client wants a black 1px outline around the picture in picture, and i fear my method now is stupid :P - A

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: loadvars vs xml onData

2006-06-28 Thread Andreas Rønning
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[Flashcoders] Storing functions as strings

2006-06-27 Thread Andreas Rønning
Let's say i have the following: var stringA:String = A; var funct:String = A=BA; how could i quickly apply funct to stringA to make stringA BA? Obviously L-system related :) I can do this an entirely different way, but out of curiosity, is there a good way i can store and use math like this?

[Flashcoders] loadvars vs xml onData

2006-06-26 Thread Andreas Rønning
Anyone know why loadvars.onData gets results quicker than xml.onData? Did a bunch of average tests and xml is noticably slower (5-10 ms) - Andreas ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive:

Re: [Flashcoders] Re: loadvars vs xml onData

2006-06-26 Thread Andreas Rønning
The tests i ran were something like this: create an xml object add a callback for its onData 30 times, get the same file from the server and get an average of the time between the load() call and the onData invocation. repeat for loadvars compare results. I've done tests against a server that

Re: [Flashcoders] onEnterFrame / SetInterval in a Class (with Delegate)

2006-06-24 Thread Andreas Rønning
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello All --- I am trying to run an onEnterFrame or setInterval in a Class (which extends mx.core.UIComponent) and not having much luck. If I use onEnterFrame it runs once and then dies. I have even tried using Delegate with the onEnterFrame and still no luck.

[Flashcoders] Odd ExternalInterface error in IE6-7

2006-06-21 Thread Andreas Rønning
Getting this error: try { mini-player.SetReturnValue(__flash__toXML(playerMethods.getUrl()) ); } catch (e) { mini-player.SetReturnValue(undefined/); } Error: mini is undefined the string mini-player is nowhere in the source for the swf, nor is it in any text field, nor is it anywhere at

Re: [Flashcoders] Odd ExternalInterface error in IE6-7

2006-06-21 Thread Andreas Rønning
Thank you :) I don't handle the embedding so.. That solved it. Learn something new every day. - Andreas Nicolas Cannasse wrote: Andreas Rønning wrote: Getting this error: try { mini-player.SetReturnValue(__flash__toXML(playerMethods.getUrl()) ); } catch (e) { mini-player.SetReturnValue

[Flashcoders] dot matrix gameboy style

2006-06-19 Thread Andreas Rønning
Been playing around recently with upscaling lowres bitmapdata to make large-pixel graphics, eventually for a game engine of some sort, but the pixels tend to be blurred around the edges when scaled up. Anyone know of a fix to sharpen their look? In addition, anyone know of any techniques for

[Flashcoders] Zinc install to startup folder

2006-06-14 Thread Andreas Rønning
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Re: [Flashcoders] The Delegate class ...

2006-06-14 Thread Andreas Rønning
i use Delegate for most handlers. Never used it with components - A Stephen Ford wrote: Hello All, Can anyone confirm that the Delegate class is only helpful when using components ? Or should it also be used for events outside the component framework ? No doubt it depends on what your

[Flashcoders] zinc issues with AS2

2006-06-13 Thread Andreas Rønning
Whenever i try to use mdm.* methods in AS2 classes they refuse to work, mostly because mdm is an undeclared property. Declaring it with var mdm:Object doesn't do much either. Super frustrating, anyone got a workaround for this? I work with FlashDevelop+mtasc - Andreas SJ

Re: [Flashcoders] zinc issues with AS2

2006-06-13 Thread Andreas Rønning
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[Flashcoders] mtasc and delegate

2006-06-13 Thread Andreas Rønning
Delegate.as line 27: characters 3-11 : type error Local variable redefinition : func Why is mtasc giving me hate? It's not like i wrote Delegate :P - Andreas SJ ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the

Re: [Flashcoders] mtasc and delegate

2006-06-13 Thread Andreas Rønning
the variable func as being declared twice. If you navigate the file, you should be able to rename one of the vars Lee -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Andreas Rønning Sent: 13 June 2006 13:19 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: [Flashcoders

[Flashcoders] another mtasc question

2006-06-13 Thread Andreas Rønning
I'm just full of questions today :) Jason Nussbaum's AS2 Base64 class makes use of the symbol \+, something mtasc protests. Why? :) - A ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search the archive:

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash coders content degrading

2006-06-13 Thread Andreas Rønning
I think this whole argument is solid ground bullshit. The definition of what you find interesting does not have a damn thing to do with what is intermediate-to-advanced AS. AS3 work is irellevant on a professional level, and Flex != Flash Actionscript. What you're saying is you're complaining

[Flashcoders] FD+swfmill woes

2006-06-12 Thread Andreas Rønning
Trying to use FlashDevelop to build libraries, but i keep getting odd results. In a simple experiment, i add an image to the library and give it a linkage ID, and attachMovie that image to root. However, the image invariably shows up cropped and at a dramatically wrong scale. Anyone know what

Re: [Flashcoders] hii

2006-05-30 Thread Andreas Rønning
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[Flashcoders] Motion detection with Camera, bitmapdata and flash 8

2006-05-18 Thread Andreas Rønning
Has anyone here played around with this? I'm thinking about maybe doing a matrix filter first to find edges, then compare edges between frames. I have a hard time finding example algorithims for the comparison, anyone got pointers? Cheers, - Andreas

[Flashcoders] destructors...

2006-05-03 Thread Andreas Rønning
has anyone got a good way for an as2 class to destroy itself? I know it's not possible, but my heart tells me someone has devised some kind of good methodology. - A ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or search

Re: [Flashcoders] destructors...

2006-05-03 Thread Andreas Rønning
. This is not a critical problem. I am merely asking for people's methodologies in self destroying classes. - A Ian Thomas wrote: Hi Andreas, To turn it on its head... What are you trying to achieve? In what circumstances do you need to destroy a class? Ian On 5/3/06, Andreas Rønning [EMAIL

Re: [Flashcoders] Flash Player 6 on PSP

2006-04-26 Thread Andreas Rønning
Did some testing this morning. 1. Rendering looks like junk. Artifacts across the board, even when doing extremely simple tweens. Apparently bitmaps are less subject to this behavior though so that's a workaround. 2. No real key events obviously. Every button on the device is spoken for aside

Re: [Flashcoders] WebService woes

2006-04-24 Thread Andreas Rønning
where is the SOAP response coming from? - Andreas Matthew Simpson wrote: It's in their WS. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Andreas Rønning Sent: Friday, April 21, 2006 10:15 AM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: [Flashcoders] WebService

Re: [Flashcoders] setNewTextFormat() woes

2006-04-21 Thread Andreas Rønning
= string1; var firstIndex:Number = my_txt.length; my_txt.text += string2; var secondIndex:Number = my_txt.length; my_txt.setTextFormat(0, firstIndex, format1_fmt); my_txt.setTextFormat(firstIndex, secondIndex, format2_fmt); Rodrigo On 4/21/06, Andreas Rønning [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok i'm confused

[Flashcoders] WebService woes

2006-04-21 Thread Andreas Rønning
In the IDE, this works fine, and i have gotten no security sandbox warnings. In the SAplayer or browser, i get this: FAULT Unable to load WSDL, if currently online, please verify the URI and/or format of the WSDL I've verified the URI, as it works in the IDE, but not outside. Is this a

[Flashcoders] grab and twist rotary controller

2006-04-20 Thread Andreas Rønning
I have some light issues with a UI element i'm working on. It's a turntable thing where the user rotates a plane by pressing a touchscreen and dragging. It's not hard to make a controller that adapts to the angle from where it was pushed to where the mouse is dragged (atan2 etc), but i run

[Flashcoders] setNewTextFormat() woes

2006-04-20 Thread Andreas Rønning
Ok i'm confused. fmtOne = new TextFormat(Arial,20); fmtTwo = new TextFormat(Arial,40); blah = _root.createTextField(myField,10,0,0,100,100); blah.autoSize = true; blah.setNewTextFormat(fmtOne); blah.text+=First ; blah.setNewTextFormat(fmtTwo); blah.text+=Second; In my mind, based on what the

Re: [Flashcoders] getTimer oddness

2006-04-17 Thread Andreas Rønning
It's ok to have die as a method because bullets don't die often. But update should be called only once and then loop through the bullets, not the other way round (looping through the bullets and calling update on each). Same with checkEvents and move. I'm not entirely sure how you intend me

[Flashcoders] Lookup tables

2006-04-08 Thread Andreas Rønning
Anyone know of good online tutorials or treatments on generating and using lookup tables to speed up sin/cos and similar math in AS2? I'm looking for ways to reuse the results of a single calculation across a number of variations of the calculated problem. Yes this is game related :)

Re: [Flashcoders] Cannot stop loaded movie

2006-03-19 Thread Andreas Rønning
var trgt:MovieClip = _root.createEmptyMovieClip(blabla,1); var listener:Object = {}; listener.onLoadInit = function(clip:MovieClip){ clip.gotoAndStop(25); } var mcl:MovieClipLoader = new MovieClipLoader(); mcl.addListener(listener); mcl.loadClip(loadTest.swf,trgt); This worked like a total

Re: [Flashcoders] File Exists - a better way?

2006-03-17 Thread Andreas Rønning
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Re: [Flashcoders] OnScreen Keyboard

2006-03-10 Thread Andreas Rønning
Jim Tann wrote: Hello all, I am building a trade stand presentation for use with a touch screen no keyboard but the client wants registration details. This means an on screen keyboard. Does anyone have one they can share / know about one I can use. Cheers Jim

Re: [Flashcoders] What's your job title?

2006-03-10 Thread Andreas Rønning
Merrill, Jason wrote: I use Flash to create e-learning courses, marketing materials, etc., so my title is actually Senior E-Learning Architect - no flash in the title, but def. on my resume. Other jobs I have had using Flash, I have had titles like Multimedia Designer/Developer, Multimedia

Re: [Flashcoders] FF Seattle Report

2006-03-06 Thread Andreas Rønning
Haha is that positive or negative? :) Sorry for the OT outburst everyone. It's been brewing for a while. - A eugen pflüger wrote: right, andreas. eugen Am 05.03.2006 um 23:03 schrieb Andreas Rønning: Glad you had a ball, but until Adobe stops ass-raping the FlashCom community

Re: [Flashcoders] FF Seattle Report

2006-03-06 Thread Andreas Rønning
schrieb Andreas Rønning: Glad you had a ball, but until Adobe stops ass-raping the FlashCom community with bizarre licensing practises and the inability to make statements with a straight face, i don't see how this merger is positive at all. All i see is further separation of the individual

Re: [Flashcoders] FF Seattle Report

2006-03-05 Thread Andreas Rønning
Glad you had a ball, but until Adobe stops ass-raping the FlashCom community with bizarre licensing practises and the inability to make statements with a straight face, i don't see how this merger is positive at all. All i see is further separation of the individual solutions Adobe got a hold

[Flashcoders] file reference

2006-03-03 Thread Andreas Rønning
I have an app that takes an xml file and displays it in a certain way. The user needs to be able to choose from a range of XML files, and i thought filereference would let me use a classic browse-window to reference files to be loaded and parsed. However, apparently file.name only gives the

[Flashcoders] FlashDevelop and scope

2006-03-01 Thread Andreas Rønning
A quick example class class MyClass{ var socket:XMLSocket; function parse(data:String):Void{ } function MyClass(){ socket = new XMLSocket(); //interesting bit socket[creator]=this; socket.onData =

Re: [Flashcoders] Filereference upload on macintosh

2006-03-01 Thread Andreas Rønning
A little OT, but i always thought coldfusion was a bit narcissistic with all its cf* tags. Everything coldfusion SCREAMS coldfusion. Wonky. Yves Peckstadt wrote: Hi, I've been working on an extensive upload component making use of the flash 8 filereference classes. Everything works great on

[Flashcoders] FlashDevelop's default project

2006-02-26 Thread Andreas Rønning
Can someone in the know explain to me why FlashDevelop creates a Main.as with static function main(){} in it? How am i supposed to proceed from there? - A, feeling stupid ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription options or

Re: [Flashcoders] Memory leak in Flash projector

2006-02-24 Thread Andreas Rønning
This is very serious. The majority of my work is kiosk apps. Any more details on this, official Macromedia stance on it? Future fixes? - Andreas Marcelo Volmaro wrote: Well, unless you used a lot of the new FX, i recommend you going back to the v7 player. The v8 has a lot of errors/memory

Re: [Flashcoders] Platform Game Collision Detection

2006-02-21 Thread Andreas Rønning
James Marsden wrote: Hi folks, Re: the post earlier today - I managed to nail the collision detection, and now it works like a dream :) If there are any other beginners struggling with collision detection for scrolling tilebased games (particularly using Strille's supertile engine[1]),

Re: [Flashcoders] preloading multiple swfs with moviecliploader

2006-02-21 Thread Andreas Rønning
Wouldn't you just loop through an array of moviecliploaders and check if they were all finished? Or have every onLoadInit call a function that increments a number, and if that number is equal to the number of movieClipLoaders, then they're all done? Or you could use mcLoader.onProgress or

Re: [Flashcoders] Platform Game Collision Detection

2006-02-20 Thread Andreas Rønning
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Re: [Flashcoders] Platform Game Collision Detection

2006-02-20 Thread Andreas Rønning
I have that book. It is very 3d-savvy. Which means about 50% of it is stuff you probably won't have any use for in a flash game. But i like it a lot, it's good reading. - A Hairy Dog Digital wrote: This is the second time (and maybe there were others) that I saw this book recommended on

Re: [Flashcoders] Dynamic drop shadow

2006-02-17 Thread Andreas Rønning
Philip Smith wrote: Hi there, I'm looking for an AS2 class that will provide a drop shadow for a window pane that is continually resizing. I would prefer a class with an easy interface, that allows a movie clip to be registered as the clip to be shadowed, with a constant loop running

Re: [Flashcoders] Dynamic drop shadow

2006-02-17 Thread Andreas Rønning
even the point of a dropshadow). That, guessing you'd want windows to take the highest depth when given user focus. - Andreas Philip Smith wrote: Ok smartie, let's see you write your own drop shadow class for the Flash 7 player in 1minute... Philip - Original Message - From: Andreas

Re: [Flashcoders] Dynamic drop shadow

2006-02-17 Thread Andreas Rønning
write in one minute. Philip - Original Message - From: Andreas Rønning [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Flashcoders mailing list flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com Sent: Friday, February 17, 2006 1:02 PM Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Dynamic drop shadow Nah man. For flash 7 it's not a smart thing

Re: [Flashcoders] adding tiny decimals to _x

2006-02-15 Thread Andreas Rønning
Zeh Fernando wrote: Just discovered this. I have a character moving across the screen at a very slow rate. His complete journey should be around 20 minutes, making every frame increment at 0.02565278. However, adding this to _x isn't even registred, meaning adding 0.02565278 to

[Flashcoders] adding tiny decimals to _x

2006-02-14 Thread Andreas Rønning
Just discovered this. I have a character moving across the screen at a very slow rate. His complete journey should be around 20 minutes, making every frame increment at 0.02565278. However, adding this to _x isn't even registred, meaning adding 0.02565278 to 0 (as _x) means _x

[Flashcoders] soft keyboard

2006-02-13 Thread Andreas Rønning
i'm under a tremendous amount of time pressure right now, so pardon this request for assistance :) Has anyone here written a soft-keyboard component they're willing to share? Thanks - Andreas ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

Re: [Flashcoders] How do you code your Flash applications?

2006-02-03 Thread Andreas Rønning
Ya like prototyping, XP style spike solutions are a very good idea. Reach a proof of concept prototype asap. Do it dirty, do it by stealing, do it whichever way you can do it as long as it's fast. And from the experiences garnered during this spike, a better solution of the problem can be

Re: [Flashcoders] How do you code your Flash applications?

2006-02-03 Thread Andreas Rønning
Surprised at the lack of support for Primalscript on this list :) It's easily the most comprehensive and solid scripting IDE out there, and for mid to large scale flash development i don't see how i could do without it. In particular the dynamic code completion and code hinting for your own

Re: [Flashcoders] advise

2006-02-02 Thread Andreas Rønning
; } - Yahoo! Photos – NEW, now offering a quality print service from just 8p a photo. ___ Flashcoders mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders -- - Andreas Rønning

Re: [Flashcoders] How do you code your Flash applications?

2006-02-02 Thread Andreas Rønning
I'll drink to that. Subversion is king. - Andreas Rønning 6) Use subversion or some other form on source code control Saved my bacon on more than a few occasions! Steve --Steve Webster Head of Development Featurecreep Ltd. www.featurecreep.com 14 Orchard Street, Bristol, BS1 5EH 0117 905

Re: [Flashcoders] How do you code your Flash applications?

2006-02-02 Thread Andreas Rønning
everything into something a little more generic: Be gentle with yourself. The smarter you think are doing it, chances are you're doing it too hard :) - Andreas Rønning Flash Guy, Rayon Visual Concepts Anggie Bratadinata wrote: Hi expert coders, Just a simple question, How do you develop your

[Flashcoders] using flash for UI in applications

2006-02-01 Thread Andreas Rønning
We're currently looking to create a custom flash projector wrapper for an expo application that is directx driven. We'd like to superimpose a transparent flash interface on 3d rendered graphics in real time I know Zinc has functionality that lets you call DLLs via FScommand, but i'd like to

Re: [Flashcoders] understanding the for loop - EXTENDED HELP NEEDED.

2006-02-01 Thread Andreas Rønning
I'm way, way too sleepy to pretend that i can give you any advice on your actual problem, but i CAN give you advice on your AS form. Please dude, for the sake of your brain cells, start using strict typing and local variables, and when you can, lose the myMethod = function(param) syntax.

[Flashcoders] ConvolutionFilter performance

2006-01-30 Thread Andreas Rønning
Does anyone know which is faster; a blurring one-pass convolution filter or a blurfilter? Or are they just 2 sides to the same story? I need a high performance blur operation for depth of field.. Cheers, - Andreas ___ Flashcoders mailing list

Re: [Flashcoders] Dynamic class creation-thoughts?

2006-01-30 Thread Andreas Rønning
mailing list Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com http://chattyfig.figleaf.com/mailman/listinfo/flashcoders -- - Andreas Rønning --- Flash guy Rayon Visual Concepts, Oslo, Norway

Re: [Flashcoders] Fullscreen flash SOLVED

2006-01-27 Thread Andreas Rønning
Also, be sure to check your Stage.align value if you're doing things based on Stage.width and height. I was tearing hair out of my scalp before i realised all i needed was Stage.align = left; - Andreas Mike Boutin wrote: Thanks Ian, works like a charm! Ian Thomas wrote: Hi Mike, It's a

Re: SV: [Flashcoders] Fav XML editor

2006-01-27 Thread Andreas Rønning
XMLPad for the win! http://www.wmhelp.com - Andreas Martin Baltzer wrote: XMLSpy actually comes in a free edition and its really great the only thing you need to do is to register freely in order to get a licence code. It also exists as a plugin for Eclipse which many of us probably use

Re: [Flashcoders] Fullscreen flash SOLVED

2006-01-27 Thread Andreas Rønning
Er, Stage.align = TL even. I need my coffee. - Andreas Andreas Rønning wrote: Also, be sure to check your Stage.align value if you're doing things based on Stage.width and height. I was tearing hair out of my scalp before i realised all i needed was Stage.align = left; - Andreas Mike

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