Flash ScrollPane Mouse Wheel Event

Getting the ScrollPane in flash to work with a mouse wheel can be tricky. It will not allow the mouse wheel to scroll if there is not actual content right underneath the mouse pointer. This can be cumbersome for dynamic content in the pane. To fix this, you can use the following AS3 code to […]

Flash and the Scroll Wheel in the Browser

I have built many AS3 flash apps before, but on this one project I needed to enable scrolling with the mouse wheel. I added a flash scrollpane but it would not respond to the mouse wheel. So I tried adding an event listener to the entire stage to see if I could capture any mouse […]

Book Review: Programming Flex 2

The Adobe Flex framework has taken the flash platform and made it more malleable for the web application developer. Flex uses XML and Actionscript 3.0 to rapidly build rich internet applications in the widely accepted SWF format. The Programming Flex 2 book from O’Reilly takes the Flex framework and provides a strong foundation in which […]