Introduction to Virtual Camera


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Introduction to Virtual Camera

If you use some other programs, you will know that there are different ways of handling animation space. And Flash, there's no way of being nice about it; it's fairly crude. It doesn't have any kind of visual camera, or a system for moving through the space. It's all flat, it all happens in one layer, there is no real 3D or even 2.5D space in it. There are some options starting to creep in, where you can spin symbols around, but nothing that you could do with the actual Stage itself. There are some third-party developers who have worked on this, and this is a really great Web site by Bryan Heisey. I hope I am pronouncing his name right.

Basically it's a virtual camera all done in ActionScript and Flash. And this does allow you to move this object which you can see here on your Stage, and what gets rendered out is what you see inside the rectangle. So if you rotate the rectangle, you rotate the rendered image. And here is another example that he has created for us. So...

Introduction to Virtual Camera
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Introduction to Virtual Camera provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dermot O' Connor as part of the Animation Tips and Tricks with Flash Professional

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