Control a Flash Game with your iPhone

Some programmers from Germany developed a great Flash game that uses your iPhone/iPod Touch to control the game actions.

The concept is very interesting and I could see this being applied on lots of old-school arcade games that are ported to Flash.

After learning about WebSockets we were eager to build a website around this technology. As we are a bunch of oldschool nerds it was obvious to transform the iPhone into a gamepad controlling a Flash Website.

Source: WeekendContent.com

Photo camera wooden knob – made the news

A friend borrows a friend’s SLR and somehow loses the control knob. He then delays the return a couple days, finally giving it back with a new, beautifully etched wooden control knob. That is a good friend.

The other day, a photo that I made and published on my flickr profile got picked by gizmodo.com and, consequently, got a lot of attention. It’s a photo of a wooden control knob from my old Fujifilm S5600 FinePix digital photo camera.

I’m really happy with the way the new knob looks and feels.

To all the gizmodo readers I want to say that my friend is a good friend and I appreciate the time end effort he put into this little wooden knob.

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YouTube API video player with playlist

A few days ago I had some free time on my hands and I thought it will be nice if I designed a little YouTube video player based on the YouTube API and upload it to activeden.net so others can buy and use it in their projects.
The video player has some nice features like:

  • xml based playlist
  • playlist with or without scroll bar (depending on the amount of tracks)
  • volume control
  • play / pause button
  • preview track and next track buttons
  • shuffle button
  • repeat button
  • medium screen
  • full screen
  • progress bar
  • video time

If you want to check it out you can find it here
youtube-player-with-playlist