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The Adobe Design Achievement Awards
Entry posted on Sep 24, 2009 by FGarofalo , tagged Design,Development,Interactive Experience,Mobile,Rich Internet Apps,Print

To view the ADAA 2009  Finalist and Honorable Mention entries,

go to: ADAA Live.  There, you’ll find the incredible work that was selected, from over 3200 entries, submitted from more than 35 countries.  View what was selected for the Application Developer, Browser, and Non-Browser entries!

Soon, the ADAA 2009 Winners will be announced this October in Beijing, China

MAX 2009 special offer for Students
Entry posted on Sep 05, 2009 by FGarofalo

Special Offer! $199 FULL MAX PASS for Students (with Student ID) Register with code STU691 http://max.adobe.com/registration/

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Preloader in ActionScript 3.0
Code Snippet posted on Dec 12, 2008 by FGarofalo


This code snippet is based off an example from http://newmovieclip.wordpress.com/2007/03/14/preloader-in-flash-cs3-actionscript-30-way/

Code: package {
import flash.system.Capabilities;
import flash.system.fscommand;
import flash.display.Loader;
import flash.display.LoaderInfo;
import flash.display.MovieClip;
import flash.net.URLRequest;
import flash.events.Event;
import flash.events.ProgressEvent;
import flash.text.TextField;

public class mast_2009_loader extends MovieClip {
var myLoader:Loader = new Loader();
var myRequest:URLRequest = new URLRequest("mast_2009b.swf");
var loadProgress_txt:TextField = new TextField();

public function mast_2009_loader() {


//Load Request
function showPreloader(evt:Event):void {
function showProgress(evt:ProgressEvent):void {
loadProgress_txt.text = "loaded:"+evt.bytesLoaded+" from "+evt.bytesTotal;
function showLoadResult(evt:Event):void {

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