How To Track Loader Progress in AS3

1-Pictures-icon We introduced three ways to load an image file in Flex in previous article. Normally there are no any problem with loading progress of external files. You can add an event listen(Event.COMPLETE) to monitor if it is complete then do something, but if you also want to do something when any errors were caused on the loading, what should we do? Below is the sample source code on how to track Loader process in AS3:

Adobe Launched Flash Player 10.2 for Windows, Mac, and Linux

flashplayer_165x165 You may love or hate Flash Player, but updated versions are never a bad thing. Adobe announced the release of Flash Player 10.2 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Flash Player 10.2 delivers beautiful HD video, faster graphics rendering, and high performance on mobile screens and is designed to take advantage of native device capabilities. This new version features Stage Video, a complete hardware accelerated video-pipeline to bring first-class video on all browsers as well as platforms.

The Adobe Flash Player 10.2 no longer supports Microsoft Windows 2000 and Macintosh PowerPC-based computers.

4 Ways To Preload Images With CSS or JavaScript

File-Adobe-Dreamweaver-CSS-01-icon If you use an image for the background image of an element on a mouseOver or :hover event(for example, navigation menu which images are used), the image will not load until the first :hover event if you only apply that background-image in the CSS for the :hover state. The preloader will help you with this! It’ll load those images when the page loads and stores them in your browsers cache. So avoid delays with rollover effects. In this article, you’ll learn 4 ways to preload images with CSS or javascript technique.

The Evolution of Python Programmers NOT only a Joke

Earth-icon I remembered reading an article similar “Evolution of a C++ Programmer” or “Evolution of a C Programmer” or “The Evolution of a Haskell Programmer” before, I laughed out loud! I think that’s only a joke by some boring guys, at most they can serve a good pedagogical purpose as well as a humorous one. Last year, I lead a team to develop a Java-based tool – all team members are COBOL background and without any java skill.

30+ Really Beautiful Cute Free iPhone Themes

iPhone-Afraid-iconWe collected the 11 Great Free iPhone 4 GUI PSD Templates for designers before, however PSD can’t be used directly by end iPhone users. More than thousands of themes can be found from Internet, normally you also need to spend some time to pick up them. In this article, we collect over 30 really beautiful and cute free iPhone themes, hope it can save your time! 

5 Free iPhone and iPad Apps Developed By Adobe

apple-adobe For most users, snapping photos on your iPhone should be one of the most useful function, then export the photos into PC, probably some of them need a little bit of touching up.

In fact, Adobe has released some useful apps such as Adobe Photoshop Express which lets you use simple gestures to quickly edit and share photos from your mobile device. Here is the collection of free iPhone and iPad apps developed by Adobe.

6 Abnormal & Neurotic “Hello World” Programs Written in C

Abnormal and Neurotic programmer Programmer, smart, genius, abnormal and neurotic… If you know something about programmers, probably you often above words to describe a programmer. If you know a little on programming, you should unmitigatedly  understand all above adjective after you read below 6 “Hello world” programs written in C.

If you can read and understand all of them or even you can write something such as them, congratulation, you are one of the “Abnormal” & “Neurotic” of programmers.

66+ Open Source JavaScript Game Engine for Serious Developers

Guild-Wars-icon Javascript is not only welcomed by the web developer or designers, but also more and more mobile device(Such iPad, iPhone, Android etc) oriented developers, we can easily build many amazing games with HTML(5) + Javascript + CSS. Below is a list of JavaScript Game Engine for serious developers, include general, 3D, Animation, Canvas, Math, Color, Sound, WebGL etc. Hope they will be helpful for your work!