Flash posts

29 Dec 2012

OpenType font display problems in Flash

How to fix an odd bug within Flash when some OpenType fonts strangely vanish

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17 May 2011

AS3 detect\catch invalid loader url request

I like AS3’s ability to find and track all sorts of errors and coding bugs but one minor issue I had recently was when trying to detect and catch an invalid url request for dynamically loaded images. At first the solution seemed obvious – I thought using a simple try {} catch {} method for […]

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01 Feb 2011

AS3 typing\typewriter effect in Flash

A dynamic and scripted AS3 typing effect for Flash, with variable type speeds. The script mimics the look of text being typed and can be coloured and styled using HTML font tags. The script is ideal for headlines and smaller sentences. The post includes demo, examples and full source code.

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