Archive for October, 2005

MAX 2005: Using Flash and Director Together

Mark Jonkman started by showing the differences between of Flash and Director. Sample uses of Flash in Director included interface components, Director as a shell around a Flash movie, and a Flash movie as an integral component of an application made in Director. Mark showed a lot of examples of Flash use in Director, and […]

Posted on October 19, 2005 at 10:19 am by site admin · Permalink · 4 Comments
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MAX 2005: Fear and Loathing in Anaheim

The MAX 2005 party was a ton of fun. It was at Disney’s California Adventure, in the “boardwalk” part of the park. Most importantly, we could ride the California Screaming roller coaster. Plus, there was tons of food, a few other rides, and free “win a prize” boardwalk attractions. Most people came home with a […]

Posted on October 18, 2005 at 11:00 pm by site admin · Permalink · Comments Closed
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MAX 2005: Sneak Peaks

In 15 minutes they will start the ‘Sneak Peak’ session. This is where Macromedia lifts it’s usual veil of secrecy and shows us some future ideas for it’s products. I know Thomas Higgins from the Director team is scheduled to show something. I’ll try to blog in real-time if I can, though I may lose […]

Posted on October 18, 2005 at 6:17 pm by site admin · Permalink · 7 Comments
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MAX 2005: Flash On Every Screen

In this session, Robert M. Hall talked about the multitude of devices that Flash plays on. He started by showing an example of Flash running on an ATM machine. Next was a bank coin counter. He then talked about wrapper applications, two of which were VB/.NET and Director. The rest were dedicated Flash .exe creators. […]

Posted on October 18, 2005 at 5:09 pm by site admin · Permalink · Comments Closed
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MAX 2005: Flash Game Development

Joshua Hirsch from Big Spaceship showed some of his Flash games, mostly for major film sites. He talked about the basics of casual games, repeating a lot of what Steve Zehngut talked about yesterday. Then he went on to show a very basic tank game and built it live. It was very basic, but I […]

Posted on October 18, 2005 at 4:07 pm by site admin · Permalink · Comments Closed
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