flash week seven

Seven is supposed to be a lucky number, but week seven of the flash couse proved to be anything but. At 6.15pm we were given our first task, to create a pre-loader, enabling large flash files to be completely downloaded before the main action gets underway. By 6.22pm I had completed this task, then sat there for two hours twiddling my thumbs and reading the Guardian whilst a couple of the others struggled with this mammoth task. Suffice to say, I didn’t actually get anything done at all, and have nothing to show for my “effort.” We actually seem to be regressing as the course progresses, and I’m certainly not looking forward to the excitement that next week’s installment will surely bring, when we’ll be “learning how to scan photos” and “setting up our own webspace on Geocities.” For fuck’s sake.


  1. ooooh, how *modern* ;)

  2. show us yer pre-loader! I look forward to your weekly installments. Make one where someone gets naked 25% at a time.
    You know you want to.

  3. It was actually a bit of a dull pre-loader, eager as I was to get it over with quickly and proceed with the rest of the lesson. It flashed the word ‘loading’, and moved slowly from side to side.

    We get onto porn in lesson 11.