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The success of Flash Games: Zynga

The success of Flash Games: Zynga

Zynga has become something of a commonly used reference when talking about casual online gaming. In just four very short years, this company has monetized its IPs to such an extent that the company is valued now at somewhere around the 5.5 billion dollar mark, a bit over Electronic Arts which conversely is the second […]

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HTML5 and Flash

HTML5 and Flash

The better part of 2010 was mired in a rather heated debate about the future of Flash. This was happening despite the fact that Flash Player 10.1 was launched that same year, coming after a major rewrite which saw it become a much more effective piece of software. The whole discussion raged around the new […]

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2011 will still be red

2011 will still be red

Hello and Happy New Year! 2010 has finished and now we are in the beginning of 2011, a start of year with many events already. I hope you learned many things on this blog last year and now you can start to develop your own applications in Flash at a new level. I know that […]

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The Impact of Flash on the gaming industry

The Impact of Flash on the gaming industry

Considering the fact that this blog is meant to discuss all things Flash it was only a matter of time till we would’ve had to tackle the area of gaming. Let’s play… During the past half of decade or so Flash has become an increasingly popular video game development choice for companies or passionate individuals […]

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Working with .XML files in Adobe Flash and AS3

Working with .XML files in Adobe Flash and AS3

XML is a structured, text-based way of formatting and describing data, using tags that are similar to HTML tags, but not predefined as HTML tags are. Flash can read the file and convert it to an instance of the XML class, by providing to your XML file the correct structure. Also Flash allows you to […]

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