My New Book on Flash Facebook Development

January 10, 2011

I wrote a book explaining everything you need to know developing Facebook applications with Flash and AS3. Here’s the rundown.

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Introduction to FlashDevelop

January 8, 2011

I wrote a tutorial about getting started with FlashDevelop for Activetuts+: Beginner’s Guide to FlashDevelop.

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Blit and Cache Movie Clips

February 28, 2010

On the left: a regular movie clip. On the right: three blitted clones. “Blitting is a higher-performance alternative to using the built-in display list in Adobe Flash for drawing objects on the Stage. This technique involves copying the individual pixels of an existing image directly on to the screen—a bit like painting all of your [...]

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Italian AS3 Avoider Game Tutorial

February 20, 2010

Learn to make Flash games with this Italian AS3 Avoider Game tutorial — translated by Francesco Malatesta.

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Learn to Optimise your AS3 Code for Speed and Performance

February 10, 2010

How to optimise your AS3 code to make your Flash game run faster, smoother, and with less lag.

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Version Control with Git, Flash and AS3

February 3, 2010

Learn how to use Git, the version control system, for your Flash and AS3 projects.

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New Site Design

January 26, 2010

Summary of the new site design.

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Review: Safari Books Online

January 20, 2010

I review Safari Books Online, “Netflix for books”.

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