Flash Remoting has been getting a lot of attention from developers in recent months. But what is it and why should we care? In a nutshell, Flash Remoting is a way to let Flash applications on your computer ( i.e. in a browser such as Internet Explorer and Firefox or an AIR desktop application) communicate… Continue reading Flash Remoting
Oxford University Press is the biggest university press in the world (Cambridge University Press is the second). It publishes an impressive catalogue of EFL/ESL course books that are used is academies, schools and universities and by individuals around the globe. Over the last year or so they’ve been very busy creating a complementary set of… Continue reading OUP EFL/ESL On-Line Resources
Papervision3D is a 3D graphics engine for Flash. It allows you to create 3D objects and environments and manipulate them in real-time in Flash. You can easily create complex 3D objects and environments in your favourite 3D authoring software and export them as COLLADA files, or download 3rd party COLLADA files for Flash to use.… Continue reading Papervision3D
I’ve been playing around with Google Maps API for Flash. I’ve maintained all the usual controls that we expect from Google maps and I’ve added a search bar which accesses Google’s Geocode web service to convert addresses into latitude and longitude coordinates and then find those locations on the map. Of course, it would be… Continue reading Google Maps API
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