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Jul 31 2010

Embedded fonts disappear when updating to Flex SDK 4.1

I recently updated my flex SDK to 4.1, (from 3.x) just to find that all my embedded fonts were missing.

This was the scenario:

  • Embedding fonts using the [Embed] meta tag
  • Applying font using TextFormat (don’t know what happens if you use CSS, my guess is that it won’t work either)

Quick fix: note the “embedAsCFF”

[Embed(source="font.ttf", fontFamily="x", mimeType="application/x-font", embedAsCFF="false")]
public var FontClass:Class;
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Apr 27 2010

A collection of tutorials

Here are some really good tutorials. They are definetly worth your time!

http://www.bit-101.com/tutorials/
Excellent tutorials by Keith Peters about Perspective, Elasticity, 3D Rotation and more. A good place to start looking for your first steps in 3d!

http://student.kuleuven.be/~m0216922/CG/
Learn some really cool old school computer graphics effects such as perlin noise fire, ray casting or some Image Arithmetic.

Feb 28 2010

How to make a game like Metro.Siberia

A guy named Emanuel Feronato has written a series of tutorials about how to make a game like Metre.Siberia. I think the tutorial is a good place for thoose of you who are pretty new with flash/actionscript, and I’m flattered that he choose MS to make a tutorial of!

http://www.emanueleferonato.com/2008/01/18/create-a-flash-game-like-metro-siberia-underground/

Apr 28 2006

Nibbles - by my brother

This is the game “Snake” – most known from the nokia-cellphones, but before that the game was called “Nibbles” and programmed on QBasic.

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