Yearly Archives: 2006

It’s official!

I've finally gotten around to changing the name of my Macromedia bookmark to Adobe along with the URL it points to from to So, it's official – Adobe's acquisition of Macromedia is finally complete [and now for something

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Acrobat goes 3D!

I'm not sure why this didn't make a bigger splash in the blogosphere, but I've just had a client of mine show me one of their designs in a pdf as a 3D model! You can rotate, pan, zoom and

Posted in General

Webservice with Flex problem solved!

So it's been nigh on two months since I first experienced a strange Firefox webservice issue. My previous post details what was going on with the converter application and it's seemingly non-cross platform behaviour. I've tried a few different things

Posted in Flex

Flex 2 Unit Converter – Part III

Ok, the plot continues to thicken on the Flex front. I've been pulling my hair out trying to the get the previous example to work when viewing it on the web and up to about a minute ago I was

Posted in Flex

Flex 2 Unit Converter – Part II

Though I'd continue my work on the unit converter, add a few more conversions (Volume, Weight & Mass and everybody's favourite – Computer Units are now available). But the thing I really wanted to add was a currency conversion. This

Posted in Flex

Flex 2 and horizontal scrollbars

I was mucking about with viewing the flex unit converter at different screen sizes and noticed that when viewed at a size small enough to require a vertical scroll bar, a horizontal scroll bar would also appear. Basically the introduction

Posted in Flex

Flex 2 Unit Converter

This has been on my list of things to do in Flex since it was released. I finally got around to knocking together this units converter (the first three tabs are the only ones that work at the moment). During

Posted in Flex

Flash auto update

Just a quickie to say that my IE version of Flash 8 hasn't auto updated itself yet. I'm guessing it's something to do with the me installing and uninstalling that plugin so many times (using Flash plugin switcher) that it

Posted in Flash

Flexing my brain

I've just finished reading an article over at where Jesse Warden answers 10 questions on Flash & Flex. Question 4 really piqued my interest: "4. Coming from a Flash perspective, what was easy about learning Flex and what was

Posted in Flex

A trip down actionscript 1.0 memory lane

I was making a few modifications on a clients Flash 6 AS 1.0 movie yesterday, and can’t believe I spent about 30 minutes debugging what I perceived to be an issue AS 1.0 has with embedding fonts. In actuality, the

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