Once again the popularity of an earlier post has caused he to revisit that topic and improve upon a post that had been written over two years ago. The post that I am referring to is on the topic of creating a mini music player in AS3. Simple music players still have a place on the web and I’ve taken the liberty of re-creating an easy to use MP3 player built in AS3.
Due to the popularity of one of my earlier posts, I’ve decided to extend the topic with a helpful Countdown Timer class. This handy utility provides a flexible and easy way to tie in countdown timer functionality into just about any design. It is designed to handle the grunt work of developing a Countdown Timer.
Earlier this week, I introduced a new, innovative prototyping tool called FlairBuilder. I was happy to help Cristian Pascu get the word out about his new application. If you are one of the many that has downloaded the trial, I’d love to see what type of wireframes you’ve come up with.
After many trial downloads, Cristian and I decided to provide an opportunity to earn yourself a free license of FlairBuilder. Cristian was kind enough to giveaway 5 FlairBuilder licenses to those willing to participate in this contest.
The community’s cry for a simple guide that would quickly go over some of the most felt changes from AS2 to AS3 has been heard. Adobe has recently added a new resource to the ActionScript Center called the ActionScript 3 Migration Cookbook.
With the growth of intense Flash applications that handle sensitive data like usernames, passwords, account data, etc, HP looks to increase awareness of common security vulnerabilities that can be found in today’s Flash applications. Earlier this week, HP announced the release of its security tool called HP SWFScan.