Adobe’s Mobile Strategy Fundamentally Flawed?

Well it is if you believe what Aral Balkan had to say recently. His post sparked some intense and much welcomed debate within the community regarding Adobe’s mobile strategy. In particular both Scott Janousek and Mark Doherty posted excellent responses and I think all three posts are definitely worth a read. Flash Lite in particular […]

Conditional Compilation

It’s the simple things that make me happy. Conditional compilation is one such thing and although it has been available since Flash CS4 those developing for mobile have been unable to take advantage of it. Why? Well to-date mobile developers have been limited to Flash Lite and ActionScript 1/2, whereas conditional compilation is only available […]

Russian Roulette Touch Released

If you’re lucky enough to own a touchscreen Nokia rather than one of those smelly iPhones or HTC thingies then you’ll be able to play the latest version of my Russian roulette game that is now available from clickgamer. It’s the ideal game for making bets with friends and family. I’ve won a considerable amount […]

RIP GamesFlash

‘What the heck is GamesFlash?’ I hear you ask. ‘Is this another one of your hugely ambitious personal projects that never got finished Mr Caleb?’ Well yes and no. You see I did actually finish this one, although I do confess to having spent the last three years of my life on it. Strictly speaking, […]

Touchscreen Demo

Well that’s the revolver code from my Russian roulette game rewritten for touchscreen. Having touch support has allowed me to make things a little more interesting, with the user now being able to tinker with individual parts of the gun, which you can see in the video below. Considering how tricky resistive touchscreens can be […]

WRT Woes

I usually package my mobile projects into SIS files for deployment onto S60 devices. However, Nokia in their infinite wisdom have made the whole packaging and signing process as difficult and as expensive as possible for small independent developers or those wishing to simply create some freeware. You can skip the signing process and kindly […]

Russian Roulette

I tend to undertake personal projects that are way too ambitious and almost always never get finished. However I think recently I’ve started to learn that if I ever want to do anything cool outside work I’m gonna have to be more realistic about what I can undertake in my limited spare time. So last […]