A decent computer and lots of volume is recommended.
Well, due to the fear of slipping behind, I felt I better start learning the new Flash language, Actionscript 3, and at first glance, one of the coolest features is definitely the SoundMixer.computeSpectrum function. Read : AS3 Music Visualisation »
Update: AS3 Version using TweenLite is available here
In this experiment, you can drag the boxes; when you release them the stack will shuffle to accommodate the dropped box.
I have recently been working on building an application in which I wanted to use Photoshop style ‘layers’ which the user could create, drag onto different depths and delete.
The basic idea was for the user to click and drag ‘layers’, and drop them in between others. This would cause the other layers to reposition to accommodate the new layer and to fill the gap which it had left in it’s old position. Get it? Read : Dynamic Stacking »
Following another post regarding using stage listeners to dynamically resize and position MovieClips in Flash, I was asked to upload and FLA as an example. The previous code can just be pasted into the actions panel and will run without any MovieClips needed, and was designed to show the StageListener function rather than showcase a particular dynamic layout.
I have always liked the neat and compact menu system Group94 often use in their projects. It is really useful for lists or menus and is also of course very elegant.
I don’t know how Group94 do it, but here is my attempt. I have created two prototypes to make it easy to use multiple times within a project.