Greetings Card Flash Application

I have worked on this application for a few months and now I see it’s finally implemented into greetingsisland.com.

The project was for two Flash applications, Cards and Invitations, both very similar with very few different features.

It lets you make your own greeting card and invitation design. It’s great looking and easy to use, especially for kids. After you’ve made the perfect greeting, you can either print it on your home printer or save it as a PDF file.

The development itself was demanding and very rewarding, as I got to use techniques like singleton pattern, I’ve used the Facebook API to retrieve photos from Facebook albums and I’ve learned some new coding styles from my friend Biro Barna.

Go on, check it out and let me know if you like it 😉

Convert values within a range to values within another range

Today I’m sharing with you a little utility that I find myself using a lot lately. This utility is a value convertor that you can use in those times when you need to make a volume slider or something similar where you’ll need to change a value and a value range.

package com.vamapaull.utils
{	
	public class ValueConvertor
	{
		public static function convertRange(originalStart:Number, 
							originalEnd:Number, 
							newStart:Number, 
							newEnd:Number, 
							value:Number):Number
		{
			var originalRange:Number = originalEnd - originalStart;
			var newRange:Number = newEnd - newStart;
			var ratio:Number = newRange / originalRange;
			var newValue:Number = value * ratio;
			var finalValue:Number = newValue + newStart;
			return finalValue;
		}
	}
}
Now you know what I did last summer. Bonus: what I’m working on

It’s been a long time since my last blog post. In the past few months, had time for a little vacation (I went to Anonimul Film Festival) and I worked on some very interesting projects.

Lately, I’ve started working on some projects with Biro Barna (a friend of mine and a highly trained ActionScript developer).

Moreover, I’ve started working with Flash Builder where I code my projects and Flash IDE to compile them. I’m starting to like this work flow, it’s more organized and I feel like I can code faster this way 😀

In addition to all this, I’m working on a custom DailyMotion player and I’m using the official API.

The problem right now is that I can’t get the chromeless player to work, I believe it’s a problem with this API or something, I will be doing some more research and see what can be done to fix this problem.

I’ll let you know when or if this project will be done.

Shuffle text menu

This is text shuffle class that will help you make a nice flash menu for your site or your applications. I got inspired from a similar class made by Lee Brimelow. You can use it for open source or commercial projects (do anything you want).

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UserBooth.com is now live

We just lunched UserBooth.com. Please give us feedback so we can develop neat features and build the best flash webcam application 🙂

Photo Booth – Flash Webcam Image Capture

Two days ago I made a little Flash app that will allow anyone to take a picture with a webcam connected to a computer. Everything worked fine in AS3. It was only when I got to the PHP part of the project when I felt like I should ask for help. And I did, I asked a friend or mine (Mihai Bojin) who in a few minutes explained to me exactly what I needed to know in order to get this project working as it should (a big part of the PHP code is made by him).

PhotoBoothActiveden

The project is now open source and you can find the code and the source files underneath 😉

This open source project is release under the MIT license.

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