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The Ideal Flash Symbol Library

Roughly one year ago, I decided to sit down and write up some notes, and draft some wires, of where I thought the Flash IDE GUI could be improved to support improved workflow. As I'm sure any power-user of any tool feels, I have my own special beefs with the…

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CBS.com Video Player Full Screen Bug

My fiancee and I were watching 'TV' last night. (I say 'TV' in quotes because, since getting FiOS, we don't actually watch TV anymore — opting instead to consume most of our media through Hulu, Netflix — and, of course, South Park Studios).
But last night, she had a hankering…

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ActionScript 3 Display List Event Flow

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I've *finally* completed and posted a version of my ActionScript 3 Events workshop to the Rich Media Institute Online. I wrote the first full draft of this course almost a year ago, and I first taught it live in Los Angeles…

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Flash CS4/AS3 SnapshotRectangle class

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Try me here!

A few nights ago, as I was at my folks' house in New Jersey, and had a touch of the jet lag. So, checking Facebook, and one of my friends, Bram, had posted a challenge to his wall. He was looking for…

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My Favorite Free Mac Apps

I had this post on an old blog, but since that's no longer viewable anywhere, I figured I'd tweak it up and repost it, since I know how useful it was for me to stumble upon some of these. I use most of them, but some I'm including because they…

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