Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2010«

Fix: dynamically determining / setting the width of text in a textfield created with the Flash IDE

February 18, 2010


There is a weird behavior if not bug I found in Flash 10. When you want to get the width of the text within an existing textfield placed in a MovieClip via the Flash IDE, you might assume the following would work: var textField:TextField=textfieldonStage // My textfield on stage textField.autoSize="left" // Does not expand the […]

Google into Fiber – the Google Network and where this might head to

February 10, 2010


It seems that my “prediction” regarding “Google Wireless” on Januari 6, 2010 is not so far off as I thought: Read: Think big with a gig We’re planning to build and test ultra high-speed broadband networks in a small number of trial locations across the United States. We’ll deliver Internet speeds more than 100 times […]

A projection of the possible futures of Flash and HTML5

February 2, 2010


In my blog posts about “why Flash / HTML / Unity3D sucks / rocks” I touched what I think is missing in each of them. Here is a projection of possible scenarios regarding Flash and HTML5 1: Flash will die When Adobe gives up on developing Flash and kills all possibilities for other parties to […]