Category: Adobe Flash


Cool Stuff with the Flash Platform - 2/14/2012

Posted on Feb 14, 2012

OMFG! That is all I can say. I leave for a couple weeks, to attend the HTML5 Summit in Miami and a department offsite in San Jose, only to return to an enormous backlog of awesome posts from the Flash community. First off, the innovation happening in Stage3D only seems to be accelerating lately as people become more comfortable with the tools it provides. Second, there seems to be a ton of interest in working with AIR and Microsoft Kinect, with multiple ANE solutions and some impressive demos. Lastly, there are a growing number of Stage3D frameworks, to the point that I decided in this issue to group posts by their framework topic. If anyone tries to tell you the Flash community is fading, just point them here. Enjoy!

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Cool Stuff with the Flash Platform - 1/27/2012

Posted on Jan 27, 2012

A busy week (or so) of posts. The hot topic lately seems to be not just Stage3 but specifically 2D game development using Stage3D. Each week seems to bring upates to new or existing game engines and frameworks for 2D game development as well as tutorials on the topic. This week is no exception.

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Cool Stuff with the Flash Platform - 1/17/2012

Posted on Jan 17, 2012

Some really interesting posts this week including a lot of Stage3D including a free Starling book, new Stage3D powered site for the Grammys, new Stage3D games and more. Also, several posts covering mobile performance and a new in-app purchase native extension for iOS.

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Cool Stuff with the Flash Platform - 1/9/2012

Posted on Jan 09, 2012

This is the first update of the new year and there are a ton of sample applications, tutorials and announcements over the past few weeks. Once again there is continued interest and releases in Stage3D and continued innovation using AIR native extensions on the desktop. There was also a lot of activity regarding the new Apache Flex project including a very busy mailing list which shows a high level of continued community interest in the platform.

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Best Flash Community Bloggers of 2011

Posted on Jan 04, 2012

The quantity and quality of content and demos created by the Flash community never ceases to amaze me.There is certainly no shortage of sites I could have highlighted here and it was difficult to just limit the list to a handful but each of these sites, in my opinion, is uniquely deserving of recognition for all the work they did during the past year to share their knowledge with the rest of the community and push the limits of Flash’s ability. Thanks to all of you!

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My name is Brian Rinaldi and I am the Web Community Manager for Flash Platform at Adobe. I am a regular blogger, speaker and author. I also founded RIA Unleashed conference in Boston. The views expressed on this site are my own & not those of my employer.