Links, Links and Damn Links
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Website of Agustín María Rodríguez. Here you'll find some free source code, tech demos and a lot of useful links.
The MX Developer's Journal... noisey, crowded design with blinking ads, ads and more ads. Some goodies buried away in the Director corner, squished between columns of ads, ads and more ads.
News, Opinion, & Politics from Darrel Plant (from Moshplant.com
). Smart, informative and updated regularly.
In www.coursemedia.net you can find a cool Macromedia Director tutorial in spanish, and free of charge! (under CC licence).
ToxicToy is an independent game development company with some some tutorials and resources, as well as some interesting games in development.
Bamboozalled by localConnection objects? Have a read of this article by Thomas Higgins, Director's "Technical Product Manager" and our man on the inside.
Lingo (and Actionscript) books, Xtras, technotes and other goodies by Bruce Epstein, author of the legendary LIAN (Lingo in a Nutshell) and DIAN (Director in a Nutshell)
Look & Learn tutorials on Macromedia Director. View streaming versions of fully functioning director movies that can be downloaded, complete with script and commentary.
Windows For Shockwave is a set of Library Palette behaviors for Director 8.5+ (not an Xtra) that enables drag and drop creation of onstage windows, modal dialog boxes, cascading menus, right-click (Control+click in Mac) pop-up menus, and good cursor image control.
James Newton's Macromedia Director Behavior Demonstrations, now located at openspark.com
Endogine is "a project aiming at replacing Directors sprite engine, score, text member, paint window, parts of the Flash Xtra, and the castLib window, among other things". It is being developed by Jonas Beckeman and well worth supporting.
First published 02/12/2014