Flash Actionscript Editor: Flex Builder vs. FlashDevelop

For doing complex development with Flash, it can help to have a more powerful Actionscript editor than the built in Flash CS3 editor. I’ve been testing Flex Builder and FlashDevelop, both of which can export both Flash or Flex (Flex is Flash with a library of components built for making web applications). Both seem to … Read more

More Blender Tutorials for Beginners

I came accross some more Blender 3D tutorials, that I thought were pretty good for beginners (they show pretty well how to use the interface): http://showmedo.com/videos/series?name=blenderMoyesSeries001 Also, here are some more Blender video tutorial links: http://www.ibiblio.org/bvidtute/ http://www.blender.org/education-help/video-tutorials/ And another good place to start: http://www.blender.org/education-help/manuals-books/ http://blendernewbies.blogspot.com/ http://blenderunderground.com/ (archived) http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Blender_3D:_Noob_to_Pro http://ocw.tufts.edu/Content/28/supp…aterial/366743 http://www.vimeo.com/user463660/videos

Open Source Video Editor Comparison Review

I found this little comparison review of Open Source Video editing programs. The top three came out as KDENLIVE, OpenMovieEditor, and… Blender. Actually, the reviewer claims that those are the only ones he found really usable on Linux. I found it interesting that Blender was on the list, even though it’s primary purpose is 3D … Read more

Open Source vs. Commerical

While looking for an open source publishing tool (such as Adobe InDesign or Microsoft publisher), I came across this site which lists popular comercial software and it’s counterpart in the open source world: http://www.osalt.com/system-utilities It seems that there are a lot of very powerful open source applications out there! Open source software can be great … Read more