Archive for December 2008

Peter Goldsworthy – site launch

This site went live last night. It is AS3.0 and XML. I designed(!) and built it.

FlashVars AS3 – getting values from the URL string

Getting values from the URL string in AS3 isn’t very complicated. First you need to set up your html to pass these into the SWF using a javascript function:  <script language="javascript">function gup(name){ name = name.replace(/[\[]/,"\\\[").replace(/[\]]/,"\\\]"); var regexS = "[\\?&]"+name+"=([^&#]*)"; var regex = new RegExp( regexS ); var results = regex.exec( window.location.href ); if( results == […]

Dragging in PaperVision 3D

There doesn’t seem to be much out there explaining how to drag something in 3d space. Recently I’ve had to create some planes that are draggable along one plane (i.e. the z depth doesn’t change but the x and y coordinates will). Doing this involves converting 2D coordinates into 3D coordinates. There is a built […]