Flash, will you be my Valentines?

I refuse to celebrate a corporate holiday sponsored by the diamond industry and chocolate companies by purchasing a bunch of crap to further perpetuate the Valentine Industrial Complex. But that doesn’t mean I can’t celebrate in my own way by playing around with some trig and polar coordinates using Away3D to draw hearts in 3D […]

3D Spirals with Away3D

Mike Chambers’ post a few days ago about making spirals with EaslJS inspired me to play around with the same idea in Away3D. While these are quite pretty they don’t really move around to well in 3D space because there are so many lines to move. This will all work much, MUCH, better when we […]

Interview with Christian Cantrell

I don’t know how many of your are aware of this but our very own Christian Cantrell is not only an Adobe AIR Application Developer, Project Manager, and Evangelist. He’s also a published Science Fiction author. His first full length novel is called Containment You can read a review of Containment here. Christian was gracious […]

Walkabout in Away3D

Walkabout in Away3D

For a project I’m working on I need to create a virtual 3D space that I can move about in. Sort of like a first person shooter. It’s surprisingly simple to create the space and simple movements with Away3D. The only complication that I ran into has nothing much to do with Away3D but with […]

Prime Patterns?

The other night I was messing around with a very large array of the first 64000 prime numbers – download here – to see if I could find some pattern in their distribution. I was really just making crap up and plotting crazy things while I watched Carl Sagan’s Contact on the side monitor. I […]

Radial Gradient Explorer

Making anything other than the simplest radial gradient is an amazing pain the the ass. I created this just to make a simple sphere-looking circle. I put enough work into it that I figured it was worth the effort to make it useful to others. You should be able to use this explorer to create […]