Flash iOS Apps Cookbook

I’m delighted to announce that my book, Flash iOS Apps Cookbook, has been published and is available in paperback and various eBook formats including Kindle. Written for both beginners and seasoned developers with a working knowledge of ActionScript 3.0 and Flash Professional, the book provides the recipes required to build native iOS apps using the […]

Adobe Imagination Challenge

If you’re a student in the United Kingdom and you fancy winning some serious money for showing off your creative talents then Adobe’s latest competition might be right up your street. The Adobe Imagination Challenge runs until November and gives students in the UK the opportunity to gain national recognition for their work. Guest judges […]

Supporting both Flash CS5 and CS5.5

Don’t worry, that’s not the only copy I have of my book. And no, I don’t intend to take a drive along a dangerous snowy mountain road anywhere near a crazy woman’s cabin. It’s just that I’ve learned a lot while writing the Flash iOS Apps Cookbook. Firstly, hard copies are important – they really […]

My First Book: Flash iOS Apps Cookbook

If you’ve been wondering why my blog posts have been rather infrequent over the past six months then here’s the reason. Yup that’s right, I’ve been hard at work writing a book for all you Flash lovers out there who want to get into iOS development. It’s titled “Flash iOS Apps Cookbook” and is due […]

More Great Adobe AIR Apps

If you need more proof that Adobe AIR is a viable option for developing mobile phone and tablet apps then look no further than these two great examples. First up is the really stylish Red Bull Illume HD iPad app, which showcases some of the best skateboarding and surfing photography out there. Next up is […]

The Visible Property

Can you see it? Yeah that little check-box sitting in the Properties Inspector. Yup that’s right, it’s the Visible property and at long last we can set it from the IDE rather than having to use ActionScript. Okay I know you can just as easily set a display object’s Alpha property instead, but setting Visible […]