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Website Prototype

Website Interfacing Prototype

Matthew | March 7, 2010

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I think this is pretty cool stuff, and I’m proud of my work on this project.  In October of 2008, I was invited to collaborate with Steve Mehallo, Jim Cassio, and Michael Scott to animate a prototype of a new website standard.  I was responsible for creating and programming the animation.  I was also responsible for following Steve Mehallo’s design of the interface to the pixel.

I hadn’t used Flash since AS 1.0 days, so I had to learn Action Script 3.0 programming very fast.  I used research material published by Keith Peters to achieve my goal in one month (all while teaching full-time). Big thanks to Keith for being a great author and teacher!  I used to dread programming in Flash, but now it’s one of my favorite things in Flash and is thoroughly satisfying.  Animating with code is very cool. I retired from this project in December of 2008 to take on a part-time position teaching at the Art Institute of Sacramento from January 2009 – June 2009.

You can shift + click the circles to have them drag about.  Also, alt + click to enable gravity, then you can shift + click to throw them around.  See a larger version for the website prototype.

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  1. […] with Actionscript 1.0. In 2008, I was back into Actionscript for a short while, working on the social networking website prototype, at that point it was now AS 3.0. A fully object oriented programming language, or OOP, and I took […]

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