The Endless Mural and the tools of the trade


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The Endless Mural and the tools of the trade

Branden Hall: The Endless Mural project was in many ways inspired by work that Josh and I had done in the past with a framework we built called the HYPE framework. The whole point of which was to bring the fun back to Flash. So much of what I talked about in the early days of Flash, it was fun, because it was so simple, because you could really quickly dive in and start making visual things and iterate them. Whereas I think with ActionScript 3, so much power came to Flash, but it lost a lot of that ease of use.

What was a gentle slope for learning has now become a wall. It just kind of got pressed up into a wall. And while that's fine from the technical standpoint--the new things that the language brought were incredible-- the fact that there wasn't this learning curve anymore saddened me. I loved seeing people play, and there wasn't as much of that. So Josh and I worked together to come up with HYPE. I wrote the majority of the code, and Josh acted like essentially, the first...

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