Papervision Ribbon3D

There’s been some great experimentation with 3d lines and ribbons in Papervision3D, notably Felix Turner’s Ribbon3D and of course the Audi A5 website.

A project I’m currently working on requires the drawing of ribbons in 3D space, and it’s such a simple yet beautiful effect that I thought it was time to have a quick go at it myself. Read : 3D Ribbons in Papervision »

Posted on 12 Aug 2008
15 Trackbacks

AS3 Motion Tracking and Detection


Ok, you can now grab the MotionTracker source code (AS2 & AS3). Version 2 eventually will include the other methods for detecting and tracking motion which I mentioned. For now I have just included code for the technique used in the demo.

Download: AS3 Webcam Motion Tracking
Read : AS3 Webcam Motion Tracking »

Posted on 06 Jun 2008
56 Trackbacks

2D Cellular Automata

Inspired by Conway’s game of life, I decided to program a 2 dimensional Cellular Automaton in Actionscript 3.

I had been reading up on complexity theory for a recent project and the Cellular Automata just kept on rearing its head. Of course it displays the fundamental qualities of complexity; starting with an object following a set of simple rules and then creating multiple instances to form complex and unpredictable patterns. Read : 2D Cellular Automata »

Posted on 06 May 2008
6 Trackbacks

Alphabet Particle Emitter

Ok, so there’s not much to say here!

I’m no mathematician, but I’ve been working on putting together a simple particle engine which harnesses the awesome power of Actionscript 3. Read : Alphabet Particles AS3 »

Posted on 28 Apr 2008
8 Trackbacks

AS3 Group94 Style Menu

Welcome to the latest instalment of the Group 94 style scrolling menu tutorial! (With downloadable source files of course) Read : AS3 Group94 Menu »

Posted on 24 Oct 2007
1 Trackbacks

About me

Soulwire is a weblog by Justin Windle; a Senior Interactive Developer at Fi (Fantasy Interactive), Stockholm – I often Tweet, Flik, Link and Vim.

Warning: file_get_contents( [function.file-get-contents]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/soulwire/webapps/soulwire_blog/wp-content/themes/soulwire/functions.php on line 203