Last night I spent way too long trying to get AS3 to communicate with a simple socket server I wrote in Processing. I’ve done this kind of thing before and seemed to recall that it was pretty simple. But in the meantime, Adobe, in an effort to be more secure, has changed the Flash player […]


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I’ve been rolling the RobotLegs framework into a new project, but not all the team members are sold on the idea, mostly because it represents third-party code that’s complex and difficult (impossible?) to understand just by reading over the source. I realized I was having a difficult time articulating the advantages to the approach, and […]


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Flash and Kerning

 Mar, 03 - 2010   1 comment   Uncategorized

You’re probably a special breed if you’re reading this. The nuance of this feature along with Flash’s implementation peculiarities mean that most people just don’t fool with it for more than ten minutes. This one bit me before, so I’m making a note to myself: If you’re using StyleSheets in Flash via ActionScript (I didn’t […]


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