Archive for September 2009

Remove padding around 100% width/height Flash content

Some browsers put in padding around flash content that is scaled to fit 100% height and width. This is a quick CSS / HTML fix to make your full-screen flash movie fit the full height and width of the browser. Just put this in the top of your HTML inside your CSS declaration * {margin:0px;padding:0px;}

Site launch – Moonbeam Films

This site for Moonbeam Films went live last week. It is AS3.0, XML controlled and uses the Gaia framework. It also uses the Google Maps API which is very easy to set up and use. http://www.moonbeamfilms.co.uk

UK Postcode Mapper Firefox Plug-in updated

I’ve just updated UK Postcode Mapper Firefox plug-in to support Firefox version 3.5.* Once you’ve added the button to your toolbar, you can see any UK post code on a map in only two clicks.

Site launch – Dissidia: Final Fantasy

Dissidia: Final Fantasy went live this week. It uses the GAIA framework and supports English, French, Italian, Spanish, German and Russian languages. The game looks great and has some amazing artwork! http://www.dissidia-finalfantasy.com/

Sound experiments – part 1

Flash player 10 has many cool features including sound generation. My goal is to learn about these in greater detail. I have a project in mind that I’m going to be working towards and this is the first step in that direction. Move your mouse from left to right to control the wavelength/pitch. You will […]

Dragging in Papervision 3D – example

UPDATE 29/09/09: This technique is possibly no longer valid with the latest version of Papervision3D. Here is a small example I put together quickly today to demonstrate how to drag in 3D using Papervision and the InteractiveUtils.getMapCoordAtPointDO3D function. Since my last post on this in December last year, the Papervision getMapCoordAtPointDO3D method returned object’s x […]