Paper + Computers = Games

http://www.volumique.com/en/
Really innovative design and use of paper with digital media. iPhone used with paper to create games. Books that are different to convention.
‘Pawn‘ – allows you to drop on different objects onto the screen and recognises the differences between each one.
‘Pirates‘ – use an iPhone as tool to navigate a board game.
‘The book that disappears‘ [...]

Adding FlashVars to Facebook’s

Adding FlashVars to Facebook’s fb:swf element:
You can add flashVars in the following way…
flashvars=”variable=value”
Which, with real values in it may look like this…
flashvars=”configPath=http://domainname.com/locationof/xml/config-fb.xml” />

To add more than one… simply add & at the end of each variable set.
flashvars=”configPath=http://domainname.com/locationof/xml/config-fb.xml&lc=en&cc=gb” />

A fb:swf element may look like this…

For more information on the other attributes you can assign, visit here…
http://wiki.developers.facebook.com/index.php/Fb:swf
Using [...]

Flash on a mobile OSX device? Unlikely…

Samsung Shake Down

A group of phones sat on a slightly slanted table. Ring one of them to make it vibrate and help it slide down the table. If you knock it off, you get the phone.
To show how tough the phones are, they fall on to concrete or into water.
http://www.samsungshakedown.com/demo/

Code Organ

Enter a URl and hear what it sounds like…
http://www.codeorgan.com/

Google Maps API + Flash AS3

Basics
Overlays (marker)
Controls
Hacked AS1 movie to include Gmaps by importing AS1 swf into AS3 container. Then using Bitmap Image and getPixel, when the pixel was changed to specific colour associated to the right section, the map was set to display.
Firstplan – http://www.firstplan.co.uk/new_site/

Squid Soup

http://www.squidsoup.org/blog/projects/

Flash – Tracer

Ever wanted to view the trace output of your swf when it’s embedded in the browser?
We’ll now you can with this lovely firefox extension:
http://www.sephiroth.it/firefox/flashtracer/
You’ll just need to make sure you have the “Adobe Flash Player 9 – Debugger Versions” installed as well
http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html

Flash – flv component

import mx.video.*;
var listenerObject:Object = new Object();
listenerObject.complete = function(eventObject:Object):Void {
my_FLVPlybk.play();
};
my_FLVPlybk.addEventListener(“complete”, listenerObject);
my_FLVPlybk.contentPath = “http://www.helpexamples.com/flash/video/water.flv”;
http://livedocs.adobe.com/flash/8/main/wwhelp/wwhimpl/common/html/wwhelp.htm?context=LiveDocs_Parts&file=00003477.html

Flash – getURL (as3)

import flash.net.*
import flash.events.*;
import flash.system.*;
import flash.utils.*;
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