Dan Zen comes out of hypernation with a collection of advanced interface Birds – Birds? – for Flash.
ROBIN – multiuser chats and realtime games with Flash and PHP
FALCON – easy data transfer between Flash and server scripts
HUMMINGBIRD – parallax effect with mouse for 3D menus
GOOSE – multitouch emulator with just Flash and Browsers
PENGUIN – tilt emulator and processor for tilt and translation apps
WOODPECKER – sound frequency and wave animation for MP3
OSTRICH – motion capture cursor follows your Web cam motion
DODO – blob detection of motion in a Web cam
Thousands of lines of code has gone into the Flash Feathers series so that designers and developers can create the functionality of each in a half dozen lines of code. So… let anyone you know who works in Adobe Flash about the Flash Feathers site at:
If you are interested in advanced interfaces but do not code then you may still want to watch the video section of each bird site as we go through the examples. All the working examples are in the zips.
Dan Zen will be performing Hula songs in Hawaii for the next while and may have some time for a feature later in the summer.