Tag Archives: java

Project Hiddenwood

This years FOTB was special. At the end of my session I showed a sneak preview of project Hiddenwood. I demonstrated complete playback of Audiotool tracks on stage — in a browser. Now that does not sound too special… But then again, the playback was done using JavaScript only and calculated in realtime. Audiotool is […]

A Year Of Scala

About a year ago I started using Scala. A programming language I felt in love with after all. The one and only programming language that started making me smile when I was happy to see how elegant I can express my ideas. I have been trying to spread the word about Scala during various Flash […]

Apparat 1.0 RC7 Is Here

I wanted to make a simple bug fix release for Apparat since I solved some bugs and issues. However there are two additional features that are worth mentioning. First of all Apparat comes now with an ASMifier tool. This allows you to let Apparat generate code from an existing SWF. It will create a file […]

Opening The Blackbox

The Flash Player is to many of us developers a blackbox. We use it every day in our job but do not really know much about it. Of course we do not have to understand its inner workings but it is sometimes very interesting to know more a little bit about specific implementation details.

How JITB converts ActionScript to Java

One of the biggest challenges when writing a program like JITB is to convert ActionScript to Java. There are major differences between ActionScript 3.0 and Java 1.6 which JITB currently targets. ActionScript 3.0 is a dynamically typed language with function closures. Furthermore it has native XML support, scope-changes, implicit getters and setters etc. The main […]