AS3: Controlling Registration Points Programmatically

The SpriteRegPoint Class is designed to mimic this feature in flash: For those of you who use Flex or FlashDevelop to do all of your flash development and would like to control registration points similarly to the flash IDE, this is the class for you. Download the Source File View…

ULVideoPlayer: A lightweight, skinnable video player.

ULVideoPlayer consumes UltraLoader ULVideo assets with ease. It is easily skinnable. ULVideoPlayer currently works with progressive download videos only. In the future it will work with streaming videos.If you want to forgo the use of UltraLoader you can manually set up a ULVideo Object and add it to the…

SWFSEOLite: Making your Flash SEO Friendly and Handling the Chore of Asset Preloading.

SWFSEOLite is a a lightweight version of the SWFSEO framework. It uses UltraLoader to load all asset types. Use SWFSEOLite if you only need to load in asset types that are SEO friendly (stored on your html page), this includes textfields, htmlfields, strings, xml, images etc. Use SWFSEO if you…

AS3: SWFScroll, Yet Another Scrollbar Library

SWFScroll can also be used to mimic browser scrollbars in flash. I wanted to create scrollbars that behave like real scrollbars with features like: Automatic resizing for fullscreen flash. A grace movement of +-60 pixels. A scrubber that is draggable and accurately reflects the canvas size even on resizing of…

AS3: Setting Values to Instance Variables in their Declaration

AS3 allows you to set the value to an instance variable in its declaration. This can be a value of any type, a string, an int, an object, even another instantiated class. If an instance variable will definitely be used in every instance, it makes to set it's value in…

Toggle Comment Trick

This is probably common knowledge for many of you, and if you have a decent editor it's moot. But I figured I'd share. If you are developing in a programming language that allows for both single line and multiline comments and you'd like to more easily comment/uncomment multiline comments,…