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Pedometer is a native extension for iOS to fetch pedestrian-related data. The extension requires a device able to collect and provide pedestrian data, which is available in the iPhone 5s and up. Using the extension a developer can query pedometer data between a start and end-date, as well as use events to monitor any data change: a basic event is fired when pedometer data is available within the specified range. The event has the total number of steps, the total distance in meters and the number of floors ascended and descended.

It is also possible to start and stop the pedometer with live updates about the number of steps, the distance and the number of floors ascended and descended. The extension comes with an example showing all the functionalities and future updates are free of charge.


Tetragon Racetrack Extension - a pseudo 2D racing engine

One of my jobs in the last year was to work on a racing game for a client who wished to run it on the web and on iPads. We had to make a decision of whether to develop something in realtime 3D or to use a pseudo 3D engine to portray the racetrack of the game and after some research it was clear that the second option was the more practical for us.


Belle et Sébastien, fighting Android’s APK 50mb limit


Adobe AIR ANE: Using Fingerprint native extension

Fingerprint authentication enables an end-user to use their fingerprint as passcode. With the release of Android 6.0, Google has introduced new APIs to authenticate users by using their fingerprint scans on supported devices.

Fingerprint Native Extension allows an ActionScript developer to access Android’s Fingerprint APIs in the AIR app. This article explains how to use this Fingerprint native Extension in your AIR app using sample project files that are available in the attached FingerprintANE.zip file.


SmartMouth Adobe Animate & Flash Extension

SmartMouth is an Adobe Animate and Flash Pro extension that automatically analyzes vocal audio tracks and adds mouth shapes. Your animation Timeline remains 100% editable, leaving you in full control.


Adobe AIR games: Moto x3m

Moto X3M brings awesome bike racing with beautifully crafted levels straight to your mobile. So grab your motorbike, strap on your helmet and grab some airtime over obstacles and beat the clock on amazing off road circuits.

Download: iOS, Android


New NURBS class which will be available in the Away3D 4.1 release

What is a NURBS surface?

NURBS or Non-Uniform Rational Basis Spline surfaces, as with Bezier Patches, are defined by a net of control points however also have other characteristics which allow them to construct more more complex geometrical shapes with greater control.


Jason Sturges:

Advanced ActionScript 3 Second Edition

My second publication is out under Apress, Springer Science + Business Media - Advanced ActionScript 3 second edition publishing December 24, 2014.

Foundation ActionScript 3 Second Edition

I’ve become an author, under Apress, Springer Science + Business Media - Foundation ActionScript 3 second edition publishing December 3, 2014.