Jason Killian
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    Understanding Bitwise OperatorsBitwiseoperators
    Bitwise operators are those strange looking operators that may look hard to understand... but not any more! This easy to follow article will help you understand what they are and how to use them, with a couple of practical examples as well to show you when and why you'd need them.Read More…
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    Number Systems: An Introduction to Binary, Hexadecimal, and MoreHexadecimal
    Ever see crazy binary numbers and wonder what they meant? Ever see numbers with letters mixed in and wonder what is going on? You'll find out all of this and more in this article. Hexadecimal doesn't have to be scary.Read More…
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    Building a Better Bitmap Button in AS3Bitmap button transparency
    Building a button from a bitmap can be bothersome. If you're using the Flash IDE, you can create a mask to determine which pixels are part of the button and which aren't, but in any other workflow, the entire rectangle containing the bitmap - including any transparent pixels - will be clickable. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to automatically make all transparent pixels unclickable, with just a few lines of code.Read More…