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My babies alive! Initially built using AS2 but never launched in 2006 (due to time constraints i.e. doing real work), the domain that was supposed to showcase my wares remained as a coming soon page for nigh on 4 years. Finally the

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as3 casting issue

Either I’m going slightly mad or casting using the “as” keyword works differently to the old way of casting. Here’s some code to illustrate: showFormItem = ((( as CheckBox).selected as String) == _local.displayTriggerValue[i]) ? true : false Now this gives

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Passing parameters to a Flex eventListener – use a Dictionary!

Firstly, Happy New Year! Hope your ’09 is off to a flyer! Secondly, sorry about the rather mundane heading – couldn’t really think of what to call this post. I’ve been typing all sorts of things into Google trying to

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MVC is on my mind at the moment. I’ve read more about this and other design patterns and frameworks in the last few weeks than I care to recount (though I do hope it’s starting to sink in). This is

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Google Maps meet AS3, AS3 meet Google Maps

A few years back I worked on a project that used the Google Maps API and at the time I was charged with recommending to the client whether to use Flash or Javascript/HTML to get the job done. At the

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Gaia Flash Framework – My Experience

I’ve been a bit busy over the last few months. Here’s what I’ve been up to… I’ve moved to the UK I’ve travelled home again for a family reunion I’ve read a good portion of Moock’s Essential ActionScript 3.0 I’ve

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