Posts Tagged ‘drawing’

ActionScript curves update

I finally opened my CubicBezier AS3 class, the only reason anyone ever finds this site at all, for the first time in many months to attempt to address some of the various comments and reported problems from the original. It’s not perfected, but I’ve done three things: Added a “moveTo” argument to the curveThroughPoints method, [...]

Continuous curves with ActionScript 3

Seeing my comrade Zach Johnson’s impressive work on generating isoline maps in Flash, I offered to try to lend a hand with smoothing the lines (point-to-point connections) he was deriving from interpolations via Delauney triangulation. I first turned to the fantastic book Foundation Actionscript 3.0 Animation: Making Things Move!, in which Keith Peters presents a [...]

Drawing dashed lines with ActionScript 3

Drawing in Flash dynamically with ActionScript is a jolly fun time, but when doing so one of course lacks some of the finer controls of drawing the graphics manually in the Flash authoring environment. One such deficiency is dashed lines, so a while back I made a simple DashedLine class in AS3 to use here [...]