Flanvas: A Flash-like Canvas

Flanvas has become it’s own open-source project and can now be found at http://www.flanvas.com

This was the most clever name I could come up with in two minutes.. I’ve already converted some of the helpful classes from flash over to javascript. Right now I’m using an inheritence system for javascript called Sugar which was created by Douglas Crockford. I’m not using it exactly how he built it, and I think I’m going to end up writing my own inheritance structure in order to better encapsulate how the flash hierarchy works. As of right now I’m about to animate using the ENTER_FRAME event listener and draw using lineTo functions.

As of right now, the end goal is to keep functions and functionality as close to original canvas as possible, and use flash classes and functionality to fill in the gaps.

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