Archive for AIR AS3

Vodafone Papervision Globe

Baldscone created this Papervision 3D and image slideshow Flash component for a Vodafone website recently. It relies solely on code to produce the animation and is fully configurable with different images, timing etc. To view, click here.

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VerifyError: Error #1024: Stack underflow occurred

Wow – I’d never seen this one before. So I’m putting up here to remind me what to look for if I ever see it again! Basically I had a SWF that ran fine in debug build mode in FlashDevelop but if I set it to compile as a release version this error soon appeared. […]

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William Hill Careers Papervision

Baldscone was involved in coding the 3D Flash component of this website. Making extensive use of Papervision 3D and XML to create a custom coded navigate-able panorama, it allows the user to navigate the 3D betting room. Content is all provided dynamically along with jobs ticker. Video, images and text are used in textures and […]

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Tinting the colour of a MovieClip

Here’s an old snippet that I use quite often to set the tint of a MovieClip. It’s useful if you put all of these sorts of utilities in a class and access them via public static methods. So in a utility class called MovieClipUtils.as you could call: MovieClipUtils.tint(myMovieClip, 0xff0000, 0.5);

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Common XML character codes

Sometime when using XML data in Flash/FLex you need to use special characters to save your XML breaking and I always forget what they are! So to save me a google search or two here they are again: //XML character codes & Ampersand &amp; > greater-than &gt; < less-than &lt; ‘ apostrophe &apos; “ quote […]

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