Papervision Event Listener Idea

The problem: While working on a Papervision3D Flash Project I had a problem where a back button that sits above the 3d canvas and acts as a main navigational item was required to change Events according to where the site was in 3d space at the time. The solution: Everytime Read more…

By Andrew Odendaal, ago

Don't cache my swf files!

I often have issues where ‘dumb browsers’ cache my published swf files and when they dynamically populate they don’t always update. This is SUPER annoying and I have found a solution. I will demonstrate the technique with a LoadsVars example [code lang=”actionscript”] var nc = Math.floor(random(1000000) / random(1000)); var send_lv:LoadVars Read more…

By Andrew Odendaal, ago

Transparent swf in html

So you have now placed a swf file into your html page and you want to be able to see through it. Lucky for you, this is a very easy thing to do! The following code does the trick: [code lang=”html”] [/code] Notice that by just adding the ‘wmode’ and Read more…

By Andrew Odendaal, ago