This project was created for my Deployment of Flash Projects course. It is an Adobe AIR app that creates color palette comment blocks within CSS. It features drag and drop functionality, custom chrome and interacts with the file system on all OS platforms. It uses the ColourLovers.com API to pull in color names for the hex codes found in the CSS files and formats them into a nicely formatted comment block. Users can choose from different comment block styles, include their name, URL and other formatting options. The app takes advantage of the auto-updating functionality found in Adobe AIR.
We had one month to take an app from initial concept, through wires, mocks and finally deploy it as an Adobe AIR application. In addition to the main application we also had to create a custom video player, promotional video and a … Read More »
For my Flash ActionScript Techniques course one of our assignments was to build a weather application using the Yahoo Weather API. The UI for this app was built in Flash CS5 and the functionality was coded in ActionScript 3 using FlashBuilder 4.5. We had to display unique icons for the different weather codes as well as display fundamental weather data by zip code.
While reading through the documentation I discovered that Yahoo was in the process of deprecating zipcode queries to their API. Instead they would only allow calls using what they refer to as a Where On Earth ID (WOEID). At the time of the project zip codes still worked, but I wanted to ensure that my application would be up and running long after the project and the course were over. That is why I wrote a utility class … Read More »