October 20, 2009
Flash Median Filter

As you might have read in Eugene's blog, he, Nicoptere and me were having a little competition who could come up with the fastest implementation of a median filter. Median filters have the unpleasant property that they can not be as easily...

MORE...
Posted at 01:05 PM
May 17, 2009
A fix for createGradientBox()

Whilst playing around with some geometry that involved gradient fills I had to realize that the native implementation of Flash's createGradientBox() is unfortunately entirely useless as soon as you try to introduce rotation and scaling to a gradient. The reason seems to...

MORE...
Posted at 12:58 AM
July 13, 2005
SWF 8 Version Converter

Of course some of you couldn't wait to try out the new features of the Flash Player 8. But just like two years ago all your attempts to iterate through the internal objects or use them will fail if you don't change...

MORE...
Posted at 11:44 AM
June 25, 2005
Rainbow Nanny

Today I read this unbelievable article about a nursery school in Geneva, NY that tries to prevent their children from drawing a rainbow after some parents freaked out over this because it represents the symbol of the gay community. From now on...

MORE...
Posted at 05:51 PM
June 14, 2005
Is Ajax the new Flash?

it seems so - at least when it comes to making the same mistakes that Flash developers were able to make for several years. For those who don't know what Ajax is about - it's a way to exchange data with the...

MORE...
Posted at 01:58 PM
November 15, 2004
Comment Spamming: The Next Chapter?

These days I'm observing some strange new patterns in blog comment spamming and somehow I don't get what's the idea behind it. Maybe some other bloggers have noticed a similar phenomenon and have idea what's its purpose. Or how about if one...

MORE...
Posted at 11:56 PM
September 25, 2004
Thank you for the goodies!

Looks like I'm also one of the lucky few who received a surprise package from Macromedia. So I send a big Thank You! to Mike Chambers and whole Flash team! I really like those trading cards! [rant]Unfortunately I was also one of...

MORE...
Posted at 05:44 PM
January 31, 2004
Can You Satisfy Her?

There is currently the Selfportrait at 8 am design competition for the Toca Me conference running on designmadeingermany.de and my beloved is also taking part. Of course I have no choice but to abuse my full publishing power in order to manipulate...

MORE...
Posted at 10:46 PM
January 27, 2004
Hi Emails

Looking at my inbox today I'm getting more and more convinced that it would be a good idea to make it obligatory for people to get an Information Highway Driving License before they are allowed to connect to the internet. Exuse me,...

MORE...
Posted at 01:17 PM
September 22, 2003
European Patent Madness

As a European I always found one thing about US-patent legislation absolutely ridiculous: the ability to obtain patents on completely trivial software solutions, algorithms or interface elements. Just remember the "Amazon 1-click-shopping" feature or the charges of Adobe vs Macromedia because of...

MORE...
Posted at 01:25 PM
September 17, 2003
Flash Crackers Found In Minnesota

Not in Bulgaria, not in Romania, no - Fergus Falls, Minnesota is the place where Flash Crackers were found. Originally from China, the crackers with aliases "M-99" and "Black Cat" where located right in the US. Some heavy charges are expected....

MORE...
Posted at 12:45 AM
July 15, 2003
Beware, Beware

When the sun rises in San Francisco I know of some people who will be absolutely not amused when they see what you are doing here. You better think about posting this before it's too late. You only make that mistake once....

MORE...
Posted at 02:54 PM
January 07, 2003
Referrer Spamming

Just to make that clear - I will permanently ignore any site that tries to sneak into my referrer list by means of an automatic PHP script. And I don't care if yours is the best flash blog ever. If you want...

MORE...
Posted at 10:09 AM
November 05, 2002
Ban Comic Sans

Support the fight against one of the most ugliest fonts that was ever chiseled into bezier curves: Comic Sans. Creator Vincent Connare is not very happy about the campaign: "I can understand some of the sentiment behind the 'ban comic sans' campaign...

MORE...
Posted at 07:45 PM
September 22, 2002
Excuse me?

Normally I keep politics out of this blog, but when I read this: "...that the president has no intention of allowing any foreign power to catch up with the huge lead the United States has opened since the fall of the Soviet...

MORE...
Posted at 12:24 PM
August 27, 2002
Share Opinions

Stock analysts and web developers seem to have something in common - they are not much interested in reading the publications of the others. Still - I just stumbled over this article in BusinessWeek Online which caught my eye because it takes...

MORE...
Posted at 12:41 AM
July 24, 2002
HOT or NOT?

It's what inside what counts, isn't it so? Well, not so at HOT or NOT: now you can vote on the beauty of blogs. Their service is still in beta and it seems that the link got out by accident, but still...

MORE...
Posted at 06:22 PM
July 17, 2002
What's 2.5 MB Between Friends?

I must say I had a good laugh looking at the Macromedia INTERNATIONALIZED application which was showcased on FlashForward and is now available on ericcd.net. A little quote from the introduction page which elaborates over the advantages of using flash mx :...

MORE...
Posted at 07:31 PM
July 09, 2002
Branden feeds the rumor mill

Overheard on Flashcoders: Branden: [...] Also there is a *very large* ISP that will soon be rolling out a number of very affordable hosting plans that will include the FlashCom server. [...] Mike Chambers: watch this url for information So it looks...

MORE...
Posted at 04:54 PM
Thank you!

Most Visited Entries
Sketches, Works & Source Code
Lectures
Contact
Backlog
In Love with
Powered by
Movable Type 2.661

© Copyright Mario Klingemann

Syndicate this site:
RSS 1.0 - RSS 2.0

Quasimondo @ flickr
Quasimondo @ LinkedIn
Quasimondo @ Twitter
Quasimondo @ Facebook
Quasimondo @ MySpace
Quasimondo is a Bright
Citizen of the TRansnational Republic
My other blog in german
Impressum


My family name is written Klingemann,
not Klingelmann, Klingeman, Klingaman, Kingemann,
Kindermann, Killingaman, Klingman, Klingmann, Klingonman
Klingemman, Cleangerman, Klingerman or Kleangerman

profile for Quasimondo at Stack Overflow, Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers