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Redesigning the blog

Since the blog is almost five years old, I must seriously redesign it. The problem is: there are so many beautiful blog themes out there I really do not know how to redesign my blog. That’s why I am asking you some suggestions. How should this blog look like? Which features would you add? Help […]

Creation of a Flash coloring book

Before you start reading this tutorial, there is something you must do. Turn off the lights, close your eyes, raise your hands, and say: « Hail, Lord of Flash Game. Shall I read this tutorial and forget it before I try to flood the web with another silly Coloring Book Game » Really, seriously… I […]

Color difference algorithm – part 2

It’s time to see how to calculate difference between two colors. I am using the CIE1994 formula because it’s quite accurate and not that complex to calculate. Here it is, assuming I have two colors in Lab format where (thanx to Bruce Lindbloom)

Video tutorial: 5 detailed Adobe Photoshop killer tips

Did you ever want to master Adobe Photoshop? In this video I unveil 5 killer tips I use almost every day. Follow some simple steps and you will be able to: 1) Remove objects from a photo 2) Correct red eyes 3) Make a photo look older 4) Create realistic fog 5) Turn a night […]

Color difference algorithm

I will probably write some posts and tutorials about this topic, becaue color differences are very useful when designing a color scheme or some elements to be placed on a given background color. And for a wide range of applications working with color spaces. Anyway, at the moment just know Wikipedia says there is a […]

Understanding MochiAds Publisher Bridge – Part 3

In part 1 we saw how to configure a cross-domain policy file, calling the javascript and send the results to a webpage. In part 2 we saw how to prevent cheating. In this 3rd part we’ll make something useful with it. I am going to add to my Triqui MochiAds Arcade theme for WordPress a […]

Understanding MochiAds Publisher Bridge – Part 2

This is the second part of Understanding MochiAds Publisher Bridge. In the first step I showed you how to configure a cross-domain policy file, calling the javascript and send the results to a webpage. Now it’s time to prevent cheating. As you can see, it’s very easy to send some POST variables to a webpage, […]

Understanding MochiAds Publisher Bridge

Now that you have a WordPress theme and plugin in order to set uo your own MochiAds arcade site like triqui.com, let’s see how we can add some interesting features with the Publisher Bridge. Every step explained in this tutorial will be included in the next upgrade of Triqui MochiAds Arcade theme, but it’s very […]

How to generate friendly URLs with .htaccess – part 2

Once you read part 1, you should know how to have a friendly url to play a game in your Flash game portal. In the previous example, I showed you how to transform this link: http://www.triqui.com/play.php?id=1713 into this one: http://www.triqui.com/id/1713/ playing with .htaccess file This is called “friendly” url, and now I’ll show you how […]