Archive for January, 2010

Flex Poster Boy

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

In getting ready for Flash and the City, I figured I might want to start using the Flex Framework as a way to simplify the complexity of ActionScript 3.  Little did I know that when printed at about 6 point font, the framework takes 24 square feet!

West Linn Parks

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

There’s a really nice park down the street and, I swear, if there’s ever anyone at that park it’s “crowded”.  So, one busy Saturday we cranked this out:

Videos to help learn AS3 (and programming) concepts

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

I’m developing online versions of my ActionScript 3 courses at PCC.  If for no other reason than to provide a distraction that keeps me motivated, I’ve also begun to produce videos to help understand a few concepts.  The first two are linked below–the first should help students break their programming task down into small steps when they answer “What do you want to do and when do you want to do it?”.  The second simply helps you memorize the convention that instance names begin with lowercase and class names begin with uppercase.  More to come!