Posted tagged ‘flash’


March 7, 2008

In some cases in a project, we need to use striped sprites, it means an an animation of bitmaps which has their frames arranged in rows or columns like the examples below:



Sometimes the output of some graphic tools are this kind of sprite, for example this explosion generator: Actionscript do not brings anything built-in to handle this kind of sprites what I called Bitmap MovieClip, so I created a handy class to handle this situations where we need want to create an animation from an array of frames on an image.
The result is something like this:




Seven tips about performance optimization in Actionscript 3

February 15, 2008

This post is a list of tips and tricks for tunning performance in Actionscript 3. Keep in mind the following quote while reading this:

“Premature Optimization is the root of all evil.” – Hoare and Knuth