Molehill 3D APIs for Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR

I am really impressed about the new 3D APIs for Flash. The graphic acceleration seems to be very fast. And that means cool new stuff for the Flash World. HURRAY! I see great Games and ultimative Interfaces through this technology for the future.

For more information about Molehill check out this article at Adobe Labs.

Controller support is also announced:

Video Sources: http://www.bytearray.org/?p=2310

AS3 fullsize background image with pixel pattern

I have written a small class, which you may be interested.  With this class you can create a fullsize background image which fits to the width of the stage. The height of the image is proportional to the width. So it´s good to use an image with a ratio of 4:3 otherwise empty bars can show up.[loadprettifier]

To round it up I create a pixel pattern overlay so the image quality is acceptable by streching it. Known from other sites…

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