Apparat is a framework to optimize ABC, SWC and SWF files.
From the description of the Google Code page we get a hint of what Apparat actually does: “Apparat is a framework to optimize ABC, SWC and SWF files.”. In layman’s terms: “Apparat will speed up your Actionscript projects by optimizing certain method calls.”. The Actionscript Library for example provides some ( much ) faster ways of doing math and bitwise operations. Read on to understand more about how to get up and running with Apparat. Continue reading →
Solved this little problem the simple way. One of the centralized file sharing applications we’re developing needed some form of branding at the bottom of the screens. The logo bar, 1400 px wide, needs to be resized when the user changes the resolution of the browserwindow.
Without smoothing, things turn ugly and pixelated. With smoothing turned on, everything keeps looking the way it should, even when resized.
Only released earlier today, but there is allready an update.
” The update replaces the Debug and Release versions of Flash Player 10 browser plugins, standalone players, and Test Movie players that are included in the initial release of Flash CS4 Professional.” Continue reading →
When you have the Flash Debugger Player installed you will notice that some sites throw a nasty debugging dialog. The problem is, it’s not just you, the developer, who sees this box, but also your fellow developers for the Flash Platform. To come around this you should use the export wizard and create a release build.