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Flash snow in 15 minutes!

At FlashBrighton’s Big Day Out a couple of weeks ago, I set myself the somewhat crazy challenge of programming a dynamically generated snowstorm in fifteen minutes from scratch. No pre-written classes, no graphics, nothing! Which was really good fun! If … There’s more

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Animated Plasma in Flash

OK you can tell I’m fired up right now. I should be going to sleep but instead I’m blogging about a cool plasma effect I just programmed. Most of you won’t know that my programming career started on the Commodore … There’s more

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3D Perlin noise in Flash

OK I admit it, Robert Hodgin got me thinking about Perlin noise. I thought it was just a nice swirly effect. Which of course it is. But it can be more than that! What if you have a particle and … There’s more

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FITC Hollywood Session – AS3 Particle effects

[kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/uploads/manual/2007/introweb.swf” width=”445″ height=”340″ FVERSION=”9″ QUALITY=”high” /] All set for the Phlash5 gig tonight (see previous post), or at least as ready as we’ll ever be! By the way the venue has changed now to BB Kings – it’s next … There’s more

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AS3 Particles – 1000% extra free!

[kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/uploads/manual/2007/intro.swf” width=”445″ height=”340″ FVERSION=”9″ QUALITY=”high” /] Bit of a last minute one this! But here are the source files for my AS3 particles session at FlashForward. As ever, please bring your laptops – this is an interactive session! Check … There’s more

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Y Design Awards, FlashForward and New York City

I’m just in Manhattan at the moment for a couple of business meetings, before I take the train tomorrow for FlashForward Boston. It’s all a bit of a mad rush but it’s looking like it’s going to be a superb … There’s more

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Flash Sparkler

Just a quick post to show off one of the new effects that was in my recent FlashBelt session on particles. [kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/uploads/manual/2007/sparkler.swf” width=”445″ height=”280″ FVERSION=”9″ /] I’m really pleased how this one came out, it’s a combination of a … There’s more

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FlashBelt Particle presentation – source files

Hi guys, here are the source files for today’s presentation. Download, play with them and then email them to me. sebleedelisle-particles.zip

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Flash Particles – now 1000% extra free!

Wow, just been rewriting my “Particles for the non-scientist” session into AS3, and as we all would expect, there are major speed increases. Here’s a quick example, click for massive particle bursts… [kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/uploads/manual/2007/particles06.swf” width=”445″ height=”280″ FVERSION=”9″ /] I’ll be … There’s more

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3D cloth simulation in Flash

OK so the huge game is over and about to be published (link coming here soon). Now I’ve had a chance to catch my breath I’ve realised that I have loads of tech demos that never really made it online. … There’s more

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