Good news everyone! My book, Flash iOS Apps Cookbook, is available for $5 until the 8th of January. So if you’d like to learn how to build apps using Adobe AIR or simply brush up on your AIR & ActionScript skills then why not head over to Packt Publishing’s official site and grab yourself a […]

28
Dec
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There has been a lot of talk about Web Assembly, the new binary format for the web. But what exactly is it? The presentation below by Google’s Nick Bray is definitely a good place to start.

My five year-old nephew wants to be a ‘game inventor’ when he grows up. He’s got all sorts of mad ideas for games he’s gonna make including one where Sonic the Hedgehog teams up with the robots from Pacific Rim to kick Doctor Eggman’s ass. Sounds awesome! Not one for waiting around though, wee Freddy […]

09
Dec
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With Star Wars: The Force Awakens just over a week away, I thought I’d get everyone in the mood by posting a video of my X-wing Targeting Computer app that I threw together a while back. Fingers crossed JJ Abrams delivers the film I’ve been hoping for, and I can’t wait to see some X-wing […]

06
Dec
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If you’ve been following my blog recently you may have seen my WebGL experiments that featured some cute game characters that had been created by my buddy Alex. Well those characters were from a game he was working on called Corgi Warlock, and the good news is that it’s now available to purchase on Steam! […]

01
Dec

So the big news today is that Adobe are renaming Flash Professional. From early next year it’ll be known as Adobe Animate CC. This will more accurately reflect Flash’s position as an animation tool for the web and beyond. It’s also obviously an attempt to get around the negativity that is constantly attached to any […]