Being the armchair quantum physicist I am, the name of Aral Balkan’s secret new project is rather intriguing. But who am I kidding – curiousity has taken hold and I am dying to know what it is. So much in fact, I’ve thrown all principle out the window and am now advertising on my blog. It better not […]

While playing around with papervision3d and helping the wife with a little school project, came up with this little mini version of the memory card game. Match up the two halves of each picture while racing the clock. Nice little diversion. Have fun… [kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/memory.swf” height=”300″ width=”

This has got to be the longest preloader ever – the amount of time I have left until I’m out of the Navy: [kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/lifeloader.swf” height=”100″ width=”250″ fversion=”9″ /] Which reminds me – here’s a handy AS3 class to create a countdown from now until som

While most of the blogging community is busy recapping the highlights of 2007, all I know is 2008 is the year I get out of the Navy. God bless us, everyone… [kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/uploads/2007/12/fw.swf” height=”200″ width=”400″ fversion=”9″ /]

Here’s another old bit of script most likely missed by most folks. Mainly reposting here as I’m still excited by the novelty of this WordPress thing. But for anyone who hasn’t seen it, it may come in handy. I know I’ve used it myself quite a few times.. /** * Singleton Tool Tip class […]

One of the groovy things about being a child in the 70’s was playing with the utterly pointless toys of our drug addled parents… [kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/lava.swf” height=”800″ width=”300″ fversion=”9″ /]

Originally posted 04NOV07 at Just completed work on a remake of a relatively popular Flash MX2004/AS2 component for use in Flash CS3 / Actionscript 3.0. It gained Adobe approval and hit the exchange on Nov 23. You can download it at the exchange or see an example, get more info and download the .mxp […]

Originally posted 29NOV07 on It seems since the release of AS3, there has been much public debate on how to construct a good Singleton. For those wondering, the Singleton is a design pattern which allows for only a single instantiation of a particular class to take place. This is particularly useful for manager objects […]

It’s an old effect we’ve all seen before, but still seems popular these days. Here’s a little Actionscript 3 implementation: The effect class: /** * Randomly cycles the letters/numbers of the message property passed to it in the constructor. * @author Devon O. */ package com.onebyonedesign.extras { import; import fl