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Archive for December, 2010

I’ve been doing some development in Grails lately. It’s a Ruby-on-Rails-esque platform based on Groovy. If you’ve ever done traditional Java web programming and hated it (JSPs, this-config, that-config… you get the picture.) it’s really a breath of fresh air. I don’t know how I could ever go back. It has a handy webflow feature […]

Monday, December 27th, 2010 at 22:06 0 comments

I finished my final Flex 3 project a couple months ago and have finally been able to start digging into Flex 4 for my current projects. There are two in particular that involve a number of input-type popups. The first thing I noticed about these popups (which were based on either Group or VGroup) was […]

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 at 10:11 2 comments

The ActionScript 3.0 reference describes the effects of pixelHinting settings on curves between lines pretty well, but it also affects line segments. Particularly short line segments. The problem is that trying to draw short, thin line segments (1px thick and 3px shorter, or less) will cause the segments to actually appear to be 2px thick. […]

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 at 15:43 1 comment