Richard Parnaby-King

Web Developer – PHP, Zend Framework and Actionscript 3

Create an AS3 Flash “Click the Balloons” Game

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a simple point and click game. The objective is simple: Do not let any balloons go over the top of the screen!

AS3 Access Stage Dimensions in Sub Class

Positioning elements on screen is a tricky process when you are doing it only by code. And even harder when you want to make the class you are writing modular or reusable. A very simple example being, you want to set the width and height of the stage to 800 x 600, then import a […]

AS3, FlashDevelop, and Me

I am a big fan of Active.TutsPlus.com. So when the tutorials start coming in referring to FlashDevelop, well, I had to investigate. I am ashamed to say it has taken me a year to get the time needed to have a serious play with FlashDevelop. But! I am playing with it. Or, at least trying […]

Prevent Scaling With ActionScript 3

So you have a flash application that looks great in a webpage, but when you view the .swf file directly in the browser it stretches and distorts and looks plain ugly. Fortunately, there is a solution!

Custom Context Menu AS3

A context menu is a menu that appears when the user does a right mouse click (usually) on the compiled swf. The default context menu that flash player shows comes with a limited set of choices such as ‘Zoom’, ‘Quality’ and playback options. This post will demonstrate how to customise the context menu using ActionScript3.

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    Having eight years of programming experience in PHP, Zend Framework and ActionScript3, I have a very strong working knowledge of object orientated programming.

    I am a PC Gamer! Playing FPS, RTS, RPG and the occasional MMO since 1996 I have a huge number of a variety of fast-paced games.

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