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Use Any Sprite As a Stage3D Texture

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Textures are usually simple bitmaps, but what if you wanted to use something more dynamic? How about a SWF you’ve created in Flash Professional? How about a Sprite or MovieClip you’ve created in code? Today’s article will show you how to do just that.

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Holding DisplayObjects

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I recently received an e-mail from asking which is faster: a DisplayObjectContainer or a Vector of DisplayObject. To ask this is to question whether or not we can do better than the Flash Player’s native container of DisplayObjects using AS3. It turns out that we can. Read on for several ways to improve on DisplayObjectContainer‘s speed.

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Dynamic Access Part 2: Dynamic Classes and Plain Objects

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Welcome to the second part of this series on dynamic access. Last time we covered indexing arrays and vectors. This time we’ll talk about dynamic classes and plain objects. These are definitely something to watch out for when writing performance-critical code.

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