Space Gate Enemy Path Tutorial by Barnaby Byrne

Barnaby Byrne (Aka Badger Manufacture) has just released is latest retro inspired Flash Masterpiece, Space Gate, at Odo Games. I was some impressed with the games and the intricate enemy patterns within that I asked if he would… Read More

Tutorial Mess : Please Help

In our recent move, there was simply no good way way to move over all of our tutorials.  We altered the format so many times in 3.5 years, that moving them to something structured like Word Press was… Read More

HTML 5 Canvas: Using Processing.js To Develop Canvas Apps

This weekend, a friend of mine named Mike Foti noticed my pained expressions when I was talking about the HTML 5 Canvas, and he decided to help salve some of my injuries from my first few tests by… Read More

HTML 5 Canvas: Creating Gaudy Text Animations…Just Like Flash! (sort of)

Since I have not posted anything about the Canvas in a few weeks I wanted to show some of the experiments I’ve been working on. Everyone knows that animating text in Flash is very easy and has been… Read More

Tutorial: Exploring the AS3 Bitmap Class Lesson 3 – Scale from the center with a Matrix.

Tutorial: Exploring the AS3 Bitmap Class Lesson 3 – Scale from the center with a Matrix. In this third lesson we will explore a method of scaling the object from Lesson 1 and Lesson 2 using a Matrix… Read More

Tutorial: Exploring the AS3 Bitmap Class Lesson 2 – Rotation with and without a Matrix

Tutorial: Exploring the AS3 Bitmap Class Lesson 2 – Rotation and with and without a Matrix. In this second lesson we will explore a couple different methods for rotating the Bitmap object from Lesson 1. We will first… Read More

Tutorial: Exploring the AS3 Bitmap Class Lesson 1 – Creating a basic dynamic tile sheet.

Tutorial: Exploring the AS3 Bitmap Class Lesson 1 – Creating a basic dynamic tile sheet. We talk a lot about Blitting and BitmapData on this site, but we rarely take a step back and look at the container… Read More

Exploring The HTML 5 Canvas For Flash Developers #2: Tracking The Mouse To Draw On The Screen

After a week where confusion about the future of the Flash platform has been piled on to developers by moves outside their control, we present the second in our series of HTML 5 Canvas for Flash Developers.  We… Read More

Tutorial: AS3: How to Blit an animation from a tile sheet embedded at compile time

Tutorial: AS3: How to Blit an animation from a tile sheet embedded at compile time Today we are going to look at how to use a tile sheet embedded into an AS3 project at compile time.We will cover… Read More

HTML 5 Canvas For Flash Developers #1: What The #@*! Is The HTML 5 Canvas?

In this set of tutorials, we will explore how the HTML Canvas relates to Flash developers. So, the first question to answer about the HTML 5 Canvas appears to be this: “What The #@*! Is The HTML 5… Read More

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