Entries from June 2009

Flex 4 (Gumbo) Skinning with States and Animation

June 28th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Yesterday, I wanted to get a feel for how skinning was changing in the new Flex 4 framework. I thought Catalyst was going to be the best route, but after staring at a blank artboard in Illustrator for a few minutes I decided it might be good to just code some things by hand see […]

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Tags: ActionScript · Flash · Flash Builder 4 · Flex · Gumbo · Tutorial

PaperVision 3D Cubes Part 2

June 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

I have made some modifications to my cube experiment so I thought I’d share them.  In this version I have added Z support for the random position of cubes, as well as the “Chatoic” rotations and movements.  Using any of the normal rotate functions you will get a single rotation in Y, using a chaotic […]

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Tags: ActionScript · Flash · Flex · PaperVision 3D

Application Background Gradients in Flash Builder 4 (Flex Gumbo)

June 1st, 2009 · 3 Comments

I was playing around with the beta release of Flex Builder 4 (now called Flash Builder 4 or Gumbo while it’s in beta) and I was astonished to see the linear background gradient options removed from CSS styles.  After some research I found an article by Peter deHaan over at flexexamples.com.  His article was somewhat […]

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Tags: ActionScript · Flash · Flash Builder 4 · Flex · Gumbo