572 readersIn this simple How-To, we show an example of how to use the new to AS3 Timer class. In our little applet, the user can control Timer.repeatCount and Timer.delay while the elapsed time is displayed. It becomes clear that
7166 readersWe have been hearing some reports recently about poor performance when dragging objects around in mobile Flash projects. When I say mobile I’m referring to both AIR and in the browser applications. While we are looking into the issue, I thought it would be good to remind everyone of some optimizations that can help you
10946 readersIn this Quick Tip, you’ll learn how to detect when the user has been inactive for a determined time. Keep reading to find out how! Final Result Preview Let’s take a look at the final result we will be working towards: Step 1: Brief Overview We’ll detect users interaction using Keyboard and Mouse Events, checking for recent activity
2641 readersI presented some tricks to optimize Flash applications for mobile devices at the FFK10 conference in Germany.
4402 readersaddChild() method in AS3 is to add display objects to the display list of particular display object or stage. Before discussing the as3 addChild() method, let us know what is display list indetail. Display list in Flash Actionscript 3: Display list con...
8579 readersMy idea was to be able to easily add a performance monitor tool that will allow you to watch the internal of the Flash Player during Runtime. FrameStats will help you determine whether the player is stretching code execution, rendering or both. The tool is platform independent and for Pure AS3 project just add the
6428 readersIn this Quick Tip you’ll learn how to measure the current frame rate of your Flash application using ActionScript 3, and display the FPS on screen. The Importance of Frame Rate Frame Rate, or Frames per Second (fps), is the frequency at which an imaging device produces unique consecutive images called frames. The term applies equally well to computer graphics, video
7039 readersExif, or Exchangeable image file format is a specification for image formats used by digital cameras and scanners. It’s also used to store metadata such as camera model, type, author etc. Learn to display Exif metadata in your application by following this Quick Tip. Step 1: Brief Overview We’ll use an excellent library to load
2129 readersThis past weekend I spent an hour optimizing the Flex 4 scrolling demo that I posted last week. The original demo was intended to show how to hook up touch events to the Flex 4 List / DataGroup controls. This new version adds some optimizations for the touch event handling and adds the [...]
533 readersIn this AS3 How-Tos and Tips entry, we illustrate a few less known but very important facts about AS3 mouse events. Among others, we demonstrate the difference between MOUSE_OVER and MOUSE_OUT versus ROLL_OVER and ROLL_OUT.
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