Namespaces in Actionscript 3.0

By |2009-03-30T22:43:05+00:00March 30th, 2009|

Well it seems like I made a common newbie mistake with namespaces in my last post! Thanks Rich for pointing out my error. Eventhough I made a mistake, because I did not understand the namespaces and why or where you will want to use each of the four namespaces, this has lead me to my [...]

Actionscript & Shared functioins

By |2009-03-26T01:57:16+00:00March 26th, 2009|

I am working with some AS classes trying to become more OOP in nature, and so I am testing keeping everything organized in separate folders according to tasks. You know the drill I like to keep the AS classes in my com folder and inside their separate different classes by what they might do. Shapes [...]

Context Menu

By |2009-03-15T19:58:44+00:00March 15th, 2009|

import flash.net.URLRequest; import flash.ui.ContextMenu; var menu:ContextMenu = new ContextMenu(); var credit:ContextMenuItem = new ContextMenuItem( "Created by Johnny" ); var site:ContextMenuItem = new ContextMenuItem( "Vist my web-site" ); credit.addEventListener( ContextMenuEvent.MENU_ITEM_SELECT, visit_johnny ); site.addEventListener( ContextMenuEvent.MENU_ITEM_SELECT, visit_johnny ); /*site.separatorBefore = false;*/ menu.hideBuiltInItems(); menu.customItems.push(credit, site); this.contextMenu = menu; function visit_johnny(e:Event){ var johnny_link:URLRequest = new URLRequest( "http://www2.hawaii.edu/~johnbarr" ); navigateToURL( [...]

Hawaii User Group Logo

By |2009-03-13T20:21:35+00:00March 13th, 2009|

Even though adobe has a cool flash logo, for this group I am creating something local that will represent Hawaii,a nd flash! My good friend Ellen has create some logos for me`-` I really like this one, what do you think?

Hawaii Flash User Group!

By |2009-03-13T20:06:45+00:00March 13th, 2009|

I am so happy to let you know that the "Hawaii Flash User Group" is forming! The URL is Hawaii Flash User Group I am really having troubles with the system at adobe, but I am hoping to figure out everything this weekend`-` To Join: go to Adobe Groups You will see Click on Edit [...]

ActionScript Books

By |2009-03-08T01:07:28+00:00March 8th, 2009|

I am reading Learning ActionScript 3.0: A beginner’s guide by Rich Shupe and Zevan Rosser. If you are looking for a great book to get you up to speed with AS 3, or you would like to learn how to program in AS 3, this is a must read! In my opinion the best book [...]

ASDoc in Flex Builder 3.2

By |2009-03-07T02:09:31+00:00March 7th, 2009|

I just recently found out that you can create AS Docs in Flex Builder, and here is how I set it up on my Mac OS X Environment. Open Flex Builder. Go to Run -> External Tools -> Open External Tools Dialog… Right click, or click on the page icon to create a new program. [...]

ASDocs on Mac

By |2009-03-05T01:29:14+00:00March 5th, 2009|

I am trying to figure out how to get AS Docs on my mac to work. I just spend the last four hours trying to get this working. I finally got it, and it seems like you need a "SRC" folder like what gets created when you have a flex project, but this is really [...]