Congrats to Zeh and his accomplices on putting together an AS3 version of mcTween. He posted a link over at his blog on the new codebase and it looks great. I have been using this bit of code for about 3 years now and I can’t imagine creating a UI or Flash app without it. I have used it throughout virtually all my work at Iona Group, and when I teach Flash to my intermediate students we always use it.
It’s great to see the same author take his code to the next level and I know when I finally get my hands on the Flash 9 IDE I will be using “import caurina.transitions.Tweener;” instead of my old standby “#include mc_tween2.as”… The code is still missing some ability to control the Flash 8 filters, but for projects that don’t require it, I will be using the AS3 version whenever possible.
Many thanks Zeh, and you’re right… It does save the world!
Posted on February 26, 2007