Re: [Flashcoders] Where is everyone

2014-11-27 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi John, I have no idea where everyone goes to discus flash topics, but I know for me, I depend on StackOverflow.com. A question for you though since you wrote and I know you do a lot AIR. I took it upon myself to leverage WordPress as a CMS platform and use AIR for the mobile front end. AIR

Re: [Flashcoders] Mailing Lists and Tools

2013-05-24 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
anyone using Zend? http://www.zend.com/en/products/studio/features Kenneth, thanks for bringing Dreamweaver up. I have been using it for years and have been happy enough, but I'm checking out phpStorm right now myself and so far, I would have to agree that it's an improvement. I'm always leery

Re: [Flashcoders] Mailing Lists and Tools

2013-05-23 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
I don't know of any lists, but in the link below the guy comments of development tools. Over a year old, but still a great read. https://plus.google.com/u/0/109047477151984864676/posts/CVGJKLMMehs On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 9:50 AM, Bryan Thompson br...@swfmagic.com wrote: I know many

Re: [Flashcoders] Game physics programming needed.

2012-10-28 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
to read the signs or jump and stuff like that :) Best of luck with the remaining development! /roger On 2012-10-27 19:53, Kurt Dommermuth wrote: Thank you Karim. We'll look into Nape. JC menioned Box2d, but I don't think that would work for us because the character moves in the z axis

[Flashcoders] Game physics programming needed.

2012-10-27 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hello People, Someone is helping me program a game, but neither he nor I can handle some aspects of it. I won't speak for him, but the truth is my math skills blow. Is anyone out there confident that could make this skateboard game work? http://staticportfolio.com/TEY/skatebeach/ We've got so

Re: [Flashcoders] Game physics programming needed.

2012-10-27 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
to help you out, would love to though:) but maybe it isn't necessary... have you thought about using box2d instead of CDK? regards, JC On 27/10/2012 16:49, Kurt Dommermuth wrote: Hello People, Someone is helping me program a game, but neither he nor I can handle some aspects of it. I

Re: [Flashcoders] Game physics programming needed.

2012-10-27 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
:16, Kurt Dommermuth wrote: Thank you JC. My partner was excited about it, but then something happened that dissuaded him from using it. I'll run it by him again and find out why. Thanks for the note! Kurt On Sat, Oct 27, 2012 at 11:09 AM, Hans Wichman hans.wich...@gmail.com

Re: [Flashcoders] AIR and external mp3's

2012-03-15 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi John, Yes, I have a couple apps out their on iPad. One specifically does indeed play external mp3s loaded from a sub directory. It also records and plays back wavs. All doable. I haven't responded because I did the last one approximately 10 months ago and really don't recall the details.

Re: [Flashcoders] CS5.5 and AIR

2011-10-13 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
yes! Below is instructions for installing the 2.7 overlay. You may be able to install 3 now, but I don't know if they've declared it ready for prime time. http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/908/cpsid_90810.html it is so worth it! Kurt On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 5:57 PM, John R. Sweeney Jr.

Re: [Flashcoders] CS5.5 and AIR

2011-10-13 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
to 2.7 are now pointing to 3.0. Can't find 2.7 anywhere. Argh. ;) You can't EVER win. (hehe) On Oct 13, 2011, at 5:06 PM, Kurt Dommermuth wrote: it is so worth it! Kurt John R. Sweeney Jr. Senior Interactive Multimedia Developer OnDemand Interactive Inc Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

Re: [Flashcoders] CS 5.5 to iPad - poor image rendering

2011-06-15 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
asset - apply the export setting the the nested content, instead of multiple instances. This will cut down on runtime memory usage, since the flash runtime can reuse the same 1 bitmap texture. Kevin N. On 6/9/11 3:09 PM, Kurt Dommermuth wrote: Hi All, I am porting some games over to iOS

[Flashcoders] CS 5.5 to iPad - poor image rendering

2011-06-09 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi All, I am porting some games over to iOS and have run into a problem. I was very pleased to see the difference between using AUTO and GPU in the publish settings. The performance improvement when using GPU was significant. The games would almost be unplayable without it. However, it seems

Re: [Flashcoders] Poptropica

2010-12-20 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
LOL. I can't help, but this made me chuckle. I have a kid who loves it too. Thanks for the laugh. Kurt On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 12:06 PM, Gregory Boudreaux gjboudre...@fedex.comwrote: Isn't there a Poptropica programmer on the list? My daughter is addicted... but she needs help. She said

Re: [Flashcoders] Apple changes their guidelines

2010-09-09 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
shit. I don't want to read their damn agreement. What the hell does this mean? On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 9:59 AM, allandt bik-elliott (thefieldcomic.com) alla...@gmail.com wrote: how does cs5 generate files for iphone? Does it create a swf and then use a cocoa framework to make it work or

Re: [Flashcoders] Apple changes their guidelines

2010-09-09 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
does that mean? On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 10:53 AM, Nathan Mynarcik nat...@mynarcik.comwrote: That link is not even a page long... Nathan Mynarcik nat...@mynarcik.com 254.749.2525 www.mynarcik.com On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 10:13 AM, Kurt Dommermuth k...@kurtdommermuth.com wrote: shit

Re: [Flashcoders] Apple changes their guidelines

2010-09-09 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Exactly. It appears that all of the sudden we are all iApp developers. On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 11:37 AM, Nathan Mynarcik nat...@mynarcik.comwrote: I think (and hope) so. Looks like my new business expense actually calls for the upgrade to CS5 now. Nathan Mynarcik nat...@mynarcik.com

Re: [Flashcoders] Apple changes their guidelines

2010-09-09 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Exactly. I don't think XML would be considered code, but they could justify anything they want. All in all, I'm pretty damn excited. Personally I was crushed when Apple blocked CS5 and unfortunately for Adobe I couldn't justify an upgrade. Now I can. I'm sure I'm not alone. I bet Adobe's

Re: [Flashcoders] flash game source code

2010-06-05 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Got it ! Sent from somthing that's difficult to type on. On Jun 5, 2010, at 4:43 AM, Karina Steffens kar...@neo-archaic.net wrote: I actually wrote one from scratch a year ago for a client. My first AS3 project. Never got paid for it, though :-( Karina On 5 Jun 2010, at 04:20,

Re: [Flashcoders] flash game source code

2010-06-05 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
I have no idea how this email got sent to flashcoders Sent from somthing that's difficult to type on. On Jun 5, 2010, at 9:40 AM, Kurt Dommermuth k...@kurtdommermuth.com wrote: Got it ! Sent from somthing that's difficult to type on. On Jun 5, 2010, at 4:43 AM, Karina Steffens

[Flashcoders] can't remove listener

2010-03-04 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi All, I've searched and read a lot about people having difficulties using removeEventListener, but I just don't get why I'm having problems removing one. I'm sort of new to AS3 so that would probably explain a lot. I've tried so many variations of the following code that it probably

[Flashcoders] remove Listener problems written better....

2010-03-04 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Ok, I sent a note for the last post of mine to be ignored, but it's awaiting moderation. anyway, the following is written more clearly. The problem is I can't remove a listener. Probably my noob status with as3. the remove listener works within the ENTER_FRAME fuction itself, but if I

[Flashcoders] Flash Lite for Verizon

2010-02-24 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi Everyone, I'm sorry if there is a better forum for this type of question, but there are a lot of experienced people here so maybe someone can help. I was told that the last Flash Lite app Verizon accepted for their get it now store was 2 years ago. Is this true? Anyone here

RE: [Flashcoders] Flash Lite for Verizon

2010-02-24 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
: Re: [Flashcoders] Flash Lite for Verizon Kurt, see below. Contact me for further info. There is way too much history and news to put into one, short, email. :) Kurt Dommermuth wrote: Hi Everyone, I'm sorry if there is a better forum for this type of question, but there are a lot

RE: [Flashcoders] Timeline Streaming Sounds Playing Early?

2009-10-21 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi Kerry, I'm not the original poster, but I'll add myself to the list of people who've experienced this. It's definitely a bug and it's been around for some time. More details than that would take too long for a family man to put together, but it's not hard to reproduce. In the typical

[Flashcoders] Using LocalConnection to talk from AS3 file to AS2 in different domain

2009-09-16 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi All, Not a question here, but I wanted to share something that was fairly obscure in the help docs. If you are using LocalConnection to talk to an as2 swf from an as3 swf you have to do some things differently than you might expect. Knowing this can really help in trying to

RE: [Flashcoders] RE: Flash full screen examples

2009-08-07 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
http://www.gettheglass.com/ Really nice. I can't believe there was a budget for that. None of my clients ever want to pay for something that elaborate. Do you think the agency cut their rates to do the job or that they are just amazing salesmen? Anyway, cool stuff. -Original

[Flashcoders] unloadAndStop works in IDE, not in browser (IE/Firefox)

2009-07-21 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi All, unloadAndStop works in the flash IDE, but not in the browser. In the debugger it says error 1069: Property unloadAndStop not found on flash.display.loader I am publishing for the flash 10 player and my browsers are using the flash 10 player. Anyone else experience this? Thank you,

[Flashcoders] assigning variable to a movie clip and a MOUSE_DOWN event

2009-06-18 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi All, New to AS3. I'm enjoying it, but occasionally I run into issue where I don't know even what to search for to learn more. The short of it is this: //The first line is using an object o to store the loader info. //This was need because I had loaded an external swf and am loading //assets

RE: [Flashcoders] assigning variable to a movie clip and a MOUSE_DOWN event

2009-06-18 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
/03/21/difference-between-eventtarget-a nd-eventcurrenttarget-properties-in-an-event-object/ Kurt Dommermuth wrote: Hi All, New to AS3. I'm enjoying it, but occasionally I run into issue where I don't know even what to search for to learn more. The short of it is this: //The first line

[Flashcoders] understand getChildByName

2009-06-17 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi All, New to AS3. I'm sure I must be missing something obvious, but I'm at a loss. Example: I have created a movie clip - called myMC. I added it to an existing movie clip called main (main.addChild(myMC)). At this point myMC traces as [object MovieClip]. I load an as2 swf into myMC. At

RE: [Flashcoders] understand getChildByName

2009-06-17 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
: flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com [mailto:flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com] On Behalf Of Kurt Dommermuth Sent: woensdag 17 juni 2009 13:57 To: 'Flash Coders List' Subject: [Flashcoders] understand getChildByName Hi All, New to AS3. I'm sure I must be missing something obvious, but I'm

RE: [Flashcoders] understand getChildByName

2009-06-17 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Coders List' Subject: RE: [Flashcoders] understand getChildByName This all looks AS3 to me. Did I misunderstood AS2? -Original Message- From: flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com [mailto:flashcoders-boun...@chattyfig.figleaf.com] On Behalf Of Kurt Dommermuth Sent: woensdag 17 juni 2009 15

RE: [Flashcoders] understand getChildByName

2009-06-17 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
, 2009 at 6:13 AM, Kurt Dommermuth k...@kurtdommermuth.comwrote: Hi Cor, Thank you for reading this Cor. It is a package and it looks like below. It is one of my first attempts so if you see any other room for improvement it would be welcome. The call

Re: [Flashcoders] Incredible Crashing Flash

2007-07-20 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi Jobe, I had a problem recently where I used a lot of bitmaps (developed on a PC). The presentation crashed consistently on a couple of macs, not any PCs though. In particular it seemed to be the new powerbooks. Oddly enough though the cheesegraters with the new intel chip played it

Re: [Flashcoders] Job Posting: Glenwood MD (Baltimore/DC)

2007-04-26 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Another job posting. (Go flashers! It's busy out there). I have some wonderful remote help already, but I need a full-time person to work more closely with me in my office. 2-4 years solid experience in the web world. Flash/PHP/CSS/Javascript and a touch of mySQL. Excellent client

Re: [Flashcoders] Job Posting: Glenwood MD (Baltimore/DC)

2007-04-26 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
now wait a minute! I was kiiiing. Just to be clear... people who work with me get paid very well. So come on people! Come work here in Glenwood Maryland and rule the world. Kurt At 03:41 PM 04/26/07, Helmut Granda wrote: And as far as money goes, you'll get paid what I tell

[Flashcoders] trig? calculus? put me out my misery

2007-03-12 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi all, I have what I initially thought was simple problem, but I've been racking my brains, searching the web and I just don't get it. I have a movieclip that the user can rotate . When they click the movieclip shoots off in the direction it's pointing. It's goes off the stage and simply

Re: [Flashcoders] trig? calculus? put me out my misery

2007-03-12 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
speed horizontal speed is 2 so myclip._x +=2; My vertical speed is determined by trig, so myclip._y += Math.tan(myangle * Math.PI / 180) * 2; That's the gist. I didn't check ANY of this. So it might be wrong, but it's one of the ways to solve the problem. Kurt Dommermuth wrote: Hi

Re: [Flashcoders] as 2 email validation class

2006-11-19 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Muzak, thank you for the handy google search! Another cool thing you done! Kurt At 04:49 PM 11/19/06, you wrote: http://muzakdeezign.com/flashcoders/?q=email%20validation Muzak ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your subscription

Re: [Flashcoders] Scale Stage but not a Movieclip?

2006-10-28 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
, you wrote: Check out brother James: http://www.jamesor.com/2006/10/12/creating-liquid-guis-with-flash-part-1/ Scott On 10/27/06, Kurt Dommermuth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All, I suck at math and I need help. I have a swf that is set to scale to the full size of the browser. But I don't

Re: [Flashcoders] Scale Stage but not a Movieclip?

2006-10-28 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
, Kurt Dommermuth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All, I suck at math and I need help. I have a swf that is set to scale to the full size of the browser. But I don't want some move clips to scale. I think I need to get the proportions of the stage and somehow tell the movie clip that I don't want

[Flashcoders] Scale Stage but not a Movieclip?

2006-10-27 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi All, I suck at math and I need help. I have a swf that is set to scale to the full size of the browser. But I don't want some move clips to scale. I think I need to get the proportions of the stage and somehow tell the movie clip that I don't want to scale to do the opposite. Am I being

Re: [Flashcoders] Scale Stage but not a Movieclip?

2006-10-27 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
That's the ticket! thanks! At 02:34 PM 10/27/2006, you wrote: Check out brother James: http://www.jamesor.com/2006/10/12/creating-liquid-guis-with-flash-part-1/ Scott On 10/27/06, Kurt Dommermuth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All, I suck at math and I need help. I have a swf that is set

RE: [Flashcoders] Express Install (again)

2006-10-17 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
depending on the commercial status of the website you are attaching this functionality too. Hope the ramblings help! T -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:flashcoders- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kurt Dommermuth Sent: 16 October 2006 18:57 To: Flashcoders mailing list

RE: [Flashcoders] Alternative IDE for Flash Devel

2006-10-17 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi, I think this has been pretty much said, but after having recently explored AS editor options I'd like to give my take. First, your needs are going to be based on how you work. I do a lot of scripting but I also mix in some hand animations and other frame based stuff. I'm not

Re: [Flashcoders] Express Install (again)

2006-10-17 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
, at 8:05 AM, Kurt Dommermuth wrote: HI Toby, Thanks for the comments. Can I get your opinion on something? I've gone the route of using express install because it seemed to be that at worst you wouldn't be redirected back. Are there other risks? Thanks, Kurt At 06:45 AM 10/17/2006, you wrote

Re: [Flashcoders] Express Install (again)

2006-10-17 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
like they did in the 'old days' before express install existed. On Oct 17, 2006, at 9:26 AM, Kurt Dommermuth wrote: Hi Geoff, thank you for the clarification. so, as the creator of SWFobject, I'm sure you've put a ton of thought into this. (THANK YOU!) I want to do the best thing

[Flashcoders] Express Install (again)

2006-10-16 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hello All, I've seen a few posts regarding express install/ swfObject/ ufo etc.. I'm having a problem with both Adobe's express install scheme and swfObject. IE 6 works fine. Firefox (1.5.0.7) forces me to close the browser. No redirect back. I've tried on two different computers. no joy.

Re: [Flashcoders] Express Install (again)

2006-10-16 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
A follow-up. It just worked on one and not the other. So freakin' erratic. will there ever be solid flash detection? At 01:53 PM 10/16/2006, you wrote: Hello All, I've seen a few posts regarding express install/ swfObject/ ufo etc.. I'm having a problem with both Adobe's express

[Flashcoders] search and replace keywords in textbox with CSS, asfunction.

2006-09-21 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi All, Earlier this week I asked about a function that could search through text, replace words that are selected from an array, and make them clickable. Karian Steffens and Jason Merrill offered some good suggestions on how to do this (CSS/asfunction). Below is something that works, but

Re: [Flashcoders] search and replace keywords in textbox with CSS, asfunction.

2006-09-21 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Now where the hell were you earlier this week!? ;) that looks really cool and I bet much better written too, but I really need to make the highlighted text clickable. I wanted to do that by getting the _x and _y of a given character, but I had no idea how. that's why I went the html/css

RE: [Flashcoders] search text file for keyword and add button

2006-09-19 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
either point to an actionscript command, or an html file with anchors. Karina -Original Message- From: Kurt Dommermuth [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 18 September 2006 21:23 To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: [Flashcoders] search text file for keyword and add button Hi All, First

[Flashcoders] search text file for keyword and add button

2006-09-18 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi All, First, I apologize if this was covered already. If so, please point me in the right direction. I need to search through dynamic text for a keyword, create a highlight or button of some sort over it that links to a glossary. I don't see a problem finding the keyword, but I do see a

Re: [Flashcoders] search text file for keyword and add button

2006-09-18 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
I'll reply to my own message. I'm finding some threads in the archive that discuss this. Hopefully there'll be something definitive there. sorry to rehash this. thank you! Kurt At 04:23 PM 9/18/2006, you wrote: Hi All, First, I apologize if this was covered already. If so, please point

Re: [Flashcoders] Huge block of scrolling text: Choppy animation.

2006-09-15 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
You could turn it into a bitmap mc.cacheAsBitmap = true; That should help. At 01:50 PM 9/15/2006, you wrote: Hi, I am working on a simple Flash project... at end of the animation I have a text block of 80 names, kinda like movie credits, that scroll from bottom of screen to top of

Re: [Flashcoders] (repost) Horizontal Drop-Down Menu (pleeeease don't flame me!)

2006-09-06 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
I''m sorry Mark. I should have looked closer. that's a different beast. but not a hard beast! I wish I could offer to help further, but I'm trying to keep everybody happy before I leave for a vacation Friday. If it can wait I can help next week. Kurt At 10:49 PM 9/5/2006, you wrote: Hey

Re: [Flashcoders] Sharing fla over network

2006-06-16 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
] [mailto:flashcoders- [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kurt Dommermuth Sent: Thursday, June 15, 2006 9:57 AM To: Flashcoders mailing list Subject: Re: [Flashcoders] Sharing fla over network Makes sense. Thanks Zeh. Maybe you can tell me if there if there is any way to ensure that accessing fla files over

[Flashcoders] Sharing fla over network

2006-06-15 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
. There must be tools for this, but a search on google didn't yield anything (must not be using the right terminology). Any recommendations? thank you very much for your time! Kurt Dommermuth ___ Flashcoders@chattyfig.figleaf.com To change your

Re: [Flashcoders] Sharing fla over network

2006-06-15 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Makes sense. Thanks Zeh. Maybe you can tell me if there if there is any way to ensure that accessing fla files over the network is stable. I know in the past that flas have disappeared on me when working off a network drive. I'm guessing you'd say that I should duplicate whatever it is and

RE: [Flashcoders] Game plays beautiful on PC/ not on mac. wtf?

2005-12-23 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
(fpi_swap.js) code I find that the wmode of the movie is set as transparent. And to my experience that usually gives a huge performance hit on Mac. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Kurt Dommermuth Sent: den 21 december 2005 23:19 To: Flashcoders mailing

[Flashcoders] Game plays beautiful on PC/ not on mac. wtf?

2005-12-21 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi all, I'm really frustrated with something and hope someone out there can help. I have this game http://www.asherbartos.com/xmas2005/ plays very well on my 1.7 ghz pc laptop. plays horribly on a dual 1.2 mac. some things simply don't work, on the Mac like the arrow keys. that sucks, but

[Flashcoders] MC alpha fades and swapdepths

2005-11-07 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi All, I am faced with another one of those problems that I think should be simple, but for whatever reason I can't solve. Hopefully someone can help. I have a series of movieclips stacked on top of each other beginning with MC1 and ending with MC6. I want MC1 to fade out revealing MC2.

Re: [Flashcoders] MC alpha fades and swapdepths

2005-11-07 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
can just set the alpha to 0 for the ones that you do not want to see. Visibility is probably better for performance. Ron Kurt Dommermuth wrote: Hi All, I am faced with another one of those problems that I think should be simple, but for whatever reason I can't solve. Hopefully someone can

Re: [Flashcoders] Fears and anxiety regarding Flex

2005-10-20 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Stan, Michael, Jester and Weyert, thank you guys very very much for your responses. I can't say all my uncertainty has evaporated; just my nature i guess, but I'm on my way to feeling a little less anxious and a little more enthusiastic. Probably in about a year this will all seem manageable

[Flashcoders] Fears and anxiety regarding Flex

2005-10-19 Thread Kurt Dommermuth
Hi All, I should probably just sit back and let the dust settle, but the rapid fire way MM is releasing new products makes me anxious. Some questions below obviously can't be answered in a definitive way, but I'd like to hear where other peoples heads are at... 1. What type of client will