This isn’t too complicated, but it’s something I hadn’t come across until a few days ago. If you want to tween an object relatively, but the new value changes and needs to be a variable, just cast it as a string. If you’re not using TweenMax/TweenLite, do yourself a favor and give it a try.
Author Archives: Patrick
Good company names can be hard to find, but terrible names should be easy to avoid. I wish I was at the meeting when they came up with this one. There are so many things here that I disagree with. With spelling and layout alone: The first letter is not capitalized They’ve taken out a [...]
Catch a wave and you’re sitting on top of the world. Last Thursday, tech giants Microsoft and Google each had a big announcement. The former officially announced its new search engine Bing, an announcement that the tech world knew was coming, as its latest attempt to reverse the tide of Google’s search dominance. The latter [...]
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Peter Funch has some great shots from NYC where he takes many, many pictures from the same spot and then splices them together based on themes he finds among the individual passersby. Looks like a tedious process but the results are worth it.
While finishing up a project a couple months ago, I ran into a problem trying to preload a SWF. Everything worked fine in my development environment. I was throttling my bandwidth using Charles to test things, and the preloader was working as expected. But when I posted it to staging my Flash preloader was broken. [...]
SWFObject is great. I’ve been using it to embed Flash content in my pages since the IE / Eolas “click to activate” thing when it was still called FlashObject. But SWFObject is missing a feature. It’s not easy enough to test your non-Flash alternative content. You can bump up the required version number to one [...]
Update: This fix is no longer necessary. When explaining it to a coworker, we discovered a new version of swffit with a new method called showScrollV() that does the same thing. A common problem with centered web site layouts is what’s been dubbed “page shift.” This happens as users move among pages that are too [...]
Wow. Gmail is really fast today.
Our Caterpillar Progress site was given the Platinum Award for Most Creative Overall by the League of American Communications Professionals with in their 2008 Spotlight Awards Print, Video & Web Competition.