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K.O.L.M. - Stage3D / Away3D Kickstarter Game

From Antony Lavelle:

This is my Stage3D / Away3D project I’m kick starting, if you’d like to pass it around or back me that would be amazing Special thanks to Rob Bateman of Away3D and Flash Daily for talking with me last week when I kind of jumped the gun!

Moon Lunar Phase at ActiveDen

Checkout Moon Lunar Phase, available at ActiveDen.

This visualization calculates the lunar phase of the moon by translating Gregorian date to Julian time.

It calculates:

  • Percentage through the lunar cycle
  • Lunar Phase
  • Whether the moon is waxing or waning

Applied to any visual display object, it creates a mask to show the current illuminated portion of the moon.

Flash Runtimes Conquer the Universe

A panel at the 2014 Adobe Education Leader Institute at the heart of Adobe’s corporate headquarters in San Jose, California – with; Joseph Labrecque of the University of Denver, Andrew Phelps of the Rochester Institute of Technology, and Chris Campbell of Adobe Systems Inc.

Flash Runtimes Conquer the Universe

A panel at the 2014 Adobe Education Leader Institute at the heart of Adobe’s corporate headquarters in San Jose, California – with; Joseph Labrecque of the University of Denver, Andrew Phelps of the Rochester Institute of Technology, and Chris Campbell of Adobe Systems Inc.

Article: Why I keep using Adobe Flash?

@alesys_net I’m in the same pos. Been learning Unity, Haxe, but when it comes time for me to make the 2D RPG game I want, AIR works best.
— Oliver Joyce (@oliver_joyce) July 22, 2014

Article: Why I keep using Adobe Flash?

Gestures.IO - join Beta!

EASILY. Gestures.IO helps developers create and deploy gesture touchless animation only with standardized script languages: Javascript and Actionscript.

SUSTAINABLY. The same app functions whatever the connected sensor is. Gestures.IO allows you to create long-term gesture-app, regardless of sensor diversity and/or SDK evolution.

CREATE GESTURAL INTERACTION. Let your public feels your creations by interacting with their hands and body. Each user is no longer a spectator but a fully engaged actor. Your message is sublimated.

Entire CadetEditor Stack Open Sourced

Today we’re very pleased to announce a major milestone for the Cadet project – we have now open sourced the entire Cadet stack! This means that developers have full access to our editor code as seen in these videos.

Entire CadetEditor Stack Open Sourced

Today we’re very pleased to announce a major milestone for the Cadet project – we have now open sourced the entire Cadet stack! This means that developers have full access to our editor code as seen in these videos.

TIOBE Index for July 2014

Some information about ActionScript:
Highest Position (since 2001): #14 in Jun 2014
Lowest Position (since 2001): #63 in Jul 2003


AS3 jumps from 42nd language to 14th spot in a year. Highest since 2001. JS was 10th http://t.co/NsQcA2QhSe pic.twitter.com/yWiwXOMg8I
— Boz Bundalo (@Bozzified)
July 5, 2014
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Flash Platform Discussion

TIOBE Index for July 2014

Some information about ActionScript:

Highest Position (since 2001): #14 in Jun 2014

Lowest Position (since 2001): #63 in Jul 2003

Links:

Browser Games that use Android Devices with Adobe AIR as Wireless Game Controllers

With the latest update of Adobe AIR app, you will be able to develop Flash based browser games that can use Android devices as motion sensing game controllers. On this page, I plan to maintain a list of browser games that enable this functionality.

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