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Sep 17 2009


Auckland September Web Meetup Recap

I just attended the September Auckland Web Meetup, which had a full house of 200, free beer and pizza, and interesting presentations on the direction of web browsers. To kick things off Microsoft technical evangelist Giorgio Sardo introduced IE8, which looks to be the most standards compliant browser from MS yet. Giorgio emphasized the large [...]

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Sep 10 2009

AS3 | Flash | Tips

This isn’t right… MovieClip nested inside Button throwing null object reference error in Flash CS4

A great thing about teaching is that your students approach problems in ways you haven’t done before and run into problems that you never knew existed. This is one such problem in Flash CS4 and a curious one at that. THE PROBLEM: A Button symbol is placed on the Stage on a frame other than [...]

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