Moving From AS2 to AS3: Creating Dynamic Masks

Dynamic mask objects have been key to many Flash project’s success. When it comes to migrating over from AS2 to AS3, you’ll find that things have changed as the method “setMask()” in AS2 is now a property called “mask”.  In this next edition of the Moving From AS2 to AS3 series, I will be comparing the two solutions and offering an efficient solution to creating dynamic masks using AS3.

AIR iPhone Gets Call Notifications

One big feature of the AIR iPhone is the ability of using Ribbit to make and receive phone calls.  Joe recently added a calling notification feature which makes the use of this app just that much cooler.  When the AIR iPhone is minimized the calling notification window will appear when you receive a incoming call.  Check out this new feature in action!

Rotate A Banner With These XML Banner Rotators

Blades XML Banner Rotator by CrackerJack

With the constant birth of bloggers hosting their own blogs, XML banner rotators have become quite popular.  Banner rotators are an excellent way to showcase products, featured articles, or anything you feel that needs that extra attention.  I have compiled a list of Flash XML banner rotators that can provide an elegant solution to showcasing important news or content.  Enjoy!