Tag Archives: AVM2

ActionScript Virtual Machine 2

Voki.com – Create your own speaking character

I’ve recently been working on updating the Voki web app, where you can customise a character, record your own audio to go with it and publish it, all through your browser.


 

It uses a hybrid of legacy AS2 modules and required integration with AS3, which I brought up-to-date and solved the intercommunication restrictions between Adobe Flash AVM1 and AVM2 (AVM – ActionScript Virtual Machine) by using a LocalConnection object as a proxy. Hopefully we’ll be adding more features soon!

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YouView IPTV

Having just finished working on the UI for the YouView IPTV Set Top Box, I thought I’d share some of my insights into the best practices when building applications for such resource constrained devices.


 

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CODING WRONGS – Where do I start with the bad?

It gets scary out there sometimes. During my freelance career I’ve worked at a lot of different companies and have seen such coding horrors as you cannot imagine. So I thought I’d start immortalising some of them – so that we can all learn better coding practices, by looking at the bad.


 

Starter for 10 – What’s wrong with this picture?

Did you spot the fubar? It’s not an obvious one. Continue reading CODING WRONGS – Where do I start with the bad?