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New improved cacheAsBitmap!

I’ve been working on a smart function that can convert a MovieClip into a bitmap so that it renders faster. “What’s wrong with the cacheAsBitmap property?” I hear you cry. Well much as it’s an amazing way to optimize the … There’s more

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MovieClip.transform.matrix experiments…

Just been playing with the MovieClip.transform.matrix property to copy one movie’s rotation, scaling and position to another, and it’s been behaving a little unexpectedly… Here’s an example: movieclip2.transform.matrix = movieclip1.transform.matrix; This code copies movieclip2‘s position, scale and rotation to that … There’s more

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More realtime easing : Flash 3D Boxes

Here’s another example of the realtime easing method I described in the last post, this time being applied to the rotation of 3D boxes. The target rotation of each box is changed on a rollover. I think this could make … There’s more

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Simple real-time easing in Flash & 3D panels

I’m going to tell you all about the scary horror that has been programming the Plug-in Media news page. It’s been tricky to say the least, but then that’s probably my own fault because it was my idea to have … There’s more

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3D in Flash – Cel shading

It seems like weeks and weeks since we started developing the new Plug-in Media website. It’s like a huge alien organism from outer space, growing and growing out of control, not satisfied until it overtakes the Earth! Which is only … There’s more

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New 3D Flash examples available

I’ve had several requests for the 3D realtime animated slides that I presented at Flashforward this year, so here they are! The first is a walkthrough of how we simulate physical movement, firstly in one dimension, then 2, then 3! … There’s more

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Thank you for the particles

Just had a really sweet email from Steve Heffernan who was the guy who did the George Bush particles (check the audience submissions from yesterday). Apparently he was so inspired by FlashForward speakers that he had to express his gratitude … There’s more

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Particle-mania

I thought I should just post a quick follow up to my particles session at FlashForward… you guys have been going particle crazy! First of all, here are the audience submissions* that you guys made during the session… seriously entertaining. … There’s more

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If you can’t beat them…

hahaha so I finally succumbed and started my own blog. It was largely due to the great feedback I had from my sessions at FlashForward this year. And yes I’ll be posting up some of the demos that I showed … There’s more

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