Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Sunday, June 13, 2010

New Blog

Check out the new Word Press blog- General programming, but I've got a backlog of Flash posts coming up...
Code Pushers Blog

Sunday, May 23, 2010


Probably the most common hack I've had to perpetrate in Flex 4 has had do with creating backgrounds for groups. Obviously Adobe wanted to keep the Group class lightweight, but denying fill/stroke capabilities seems silly considering the graphics object is already there- we just need methods to access it.

Here's GraphicGroup- an extension of Group that exposes Stroke/Fill properties just like a Rect, and alternately exposes some convenient style properties. The same code can be added to HGroup and VGroup.


Thursday, March 4, 2010

Spark Path Utility

Tester utility for spark path primitives

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Draggable Spark Panel

The new Spark Panel lacks the built-in drag functionality the old Halo Panel came with. Here's a simple fix:


(Code link courtesy of tblurb.com, a great site.)