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On user-triggered and user-controlled interface animation

Working on the development of Flash interfaces, there’s a very important aspect of screen element animation that often comes up on advanced actionscript discussions. It’s an easy question, but one with no easy way to explain, much less respond - when to use tweening animation controlled by tweening engines or classes, and when to use […]

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Posted on 4/Apr/2007 at 12:23 pm | 5 Comments | Categories: Actionscript, Design, Easing, Flash, Interface, Sources, Tweener

Flash Lite 2 is actually pretty nice

One of the nice new things introduced by Flash Lite 2 is the ability to use Actionscript 2 when programming. For those of you who don’t remember, Flash Lite 1 was more or less a freak of the nature, with a language that was a mix of old Flash 4-ish “actions” and Flash 5 objects. […]

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Posted on 26/Feb/2007 at 6:18 am | 7 Comments | Categories: Actionscript, Design, Easing, Flash, Flash Lite, Interface, Sources, Tweener

A kuler color selector

Adobe labs has just unveiled kuler, a color selector application that allows designers to create harmonic color palettes. Although there are many other similar websites around (I used to like this and this), this one is built with Flash technology, has some pretty cool (visual!) color selection rules, and exports palettes in a way that […]

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Posted on 27/Nov/2006 at 6:51 am | Comments Off on A kuler color selector | Categories: Design, Flash

SVG needs a logo

Graphic designers, assemble! W3C is looking for a new identity for their scalable vector graphics initiative and, honestly, most of the entries submitted so far aren’t exactly up to the standard this project deserves. So get your vector programs going – in the communist open-source spirit, I recommend InkScape – and draw nice polygons for […]

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Posted on 30/Aug/2006 at 1:28 pm | Comments Off on SVG needs a logo | Categories: Design, SVG

Famous logos in Web 2.0 format

Yay Hooray has a long thread on redesigning famous logos in Web 2.0 format. Interesting and funny. The thread has been slightly hijacked by advertisements, and as any other Internet fad it’s bringing the server to its knees, but the logos are still there. Alternatively, you can view them directly through the collection on Flickr. […]

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Posted on 26/Jul/2006 at 7:40 am | Comments Off on Famous logos in Web 2.0 format | Categories: Design, Interface

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