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I hope readers will find this blog useful as I delve into world of AS3 and all things FLASH. I will also write about anything design and development related, that makes me stand back and take note.

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Full Screen Flash

September 25th, 2009

The following code allows you to create a full screen or liquid layout in Flash using AS3.

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Flash Carousel

August 24th, 2009

I recently visited the “Banksy vs Bristol Museum” exhibition in Bristol. Banksy is a notorious graffiti artist who grew up in and around Bristol. The exhibition runs from June 13th to August 31st, Bristol Museum, Queens Road, Bristol.

“This is the first show I’ve ever done where taxpayers’ money is being used to hang my pictures up rather than scrape them off.” Banksy

I have created a Flash Carousel showing some of the highlights of the exhibit. The carousel uses the new 3D features in Flash CS4. The animation changes the y axis of the carousel and flash automatically adjusts the y axes of its children.

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Custom Fonts

August 10th, 2009

SIFR Versus Cufon

The troublesome @font-face When webdesigners choose fonts for text they only have a handful of fonts at their disposal. Traditional web-based font are installed on most user computers and therefore displayed by the browser. If a webdesigner decides to use a custom font that is unlikely to be installed on a users computer, he/she must [...]

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